Scouts, Earn Your Merit Badges!

Register now for a number of fun Scout merit badge programs.

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Find a Summer Camp for Kids!

Help kids connect to nature with fun day camps.

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Do Your Part to Conserve at Home!

Purchase compost bins and rain barrels now through Conservation@Home.

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Social Distancing Required!

Get the latest updates on what's open and closed in DuPage forest preserves.

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Catch Nature!

Find out where folks catch nature and how you can, too!

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Connect to Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves


Native Plant Sale Customers Can Pick Up Orders May 14 & 15 at Mayslake

Those who have ordered plants through our Native Plant Sale can pick them up May 14 or 15 at Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook.


Stressed Out? Join Us on a Relaxing Nature Walk and Destress

Looking for ways to relieve that stress? We've got the cure for what ails you with nature walks and fresh air in DuPage forest preserves.


Willowbrook Welcomes Donations During Busy Spring Baby Season

Donations of supplies, food and gift cards help Willowbrook Wildlife Center accommodate the influx of wildlife babies it cares for in the spring.


Celebrate Earth Week in April by Helping at Volunteer Workdays

Help Mother Nature during Earth Week in April by lending a hand at volunteer workdays in the DuPage forest preserves.


Connect to Nature from Home with  Games, Puzzles, Relaxing Videos

Can't make it to our preserves? We've got lots of fun ways you can connect to nature right from your home or in your own backyard.


Make Us an Offer! Find Some Great Deals with District's Online Auctions

Find some great deals by bidding on vehicles, equipment and more through the District's online auctions of surplus and unclaimed items.

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Programs & Events

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County offers scores of nature-related programs and activities for grownups, kids, families and groups year-round. Click below to register for programs, reserve shelters and campsites or purchase permits, and we'll see you soon!

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