Teachers: Hop on the Magic School Bus

Be a kid for a day and take a ride to explore, learn and enjoy interesting stops along the way.

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It's Lambing Season

Stop by the sheep fold to see newly born lambs at our Kline Creek Farm.

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Get Your 2019 Permits

Purchase annual permits for off-leash dog areas, water- or model crafts.

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Register for a Camp

Registration for summer camps is now open to all residents!

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Plan for Season's Changes

Some DuPage forest preserve parking lots, amenities and areas are inaccessible over winter.

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Connect to Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves


DuPage Community Group Thanks Rangers for Outdoor Education Day

School Association for Special Education and students attend board meeting to share their nature-related experiences in DuPage forest preserves.


Discover the Benefits of Native Plants and Their Roots for Your Yard

Get tips for planting native plants in your yard for pollinators and other wildlife at the "Native Landscaping: All About Plants" program on Feb. 24.


Just Added: Celebrate Your Love at a "Romantic Night Hike"

Take a lantern-lit, self-guided walk through the woods with your sweetheart at a "Romantic Night Hike" on Feb. 17 at Fullersburg Woods.


Greene Farm Barn Provides Clues to Future Forestry

Scientists collect core samples from timbers in structures to study historic tree growth and predict stressors.


Join a Series of Guided, Interactive Illusions at "Impossible Apples"

Take in a magical performance by an illusionist where you'll create the impossible and predict the future.


Sign Up to Attend a Boating Safety Course Before Summer Arrives

Learn about boating safety, equipment and regulations to fulfill boater-education card requirements in Illinois.

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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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