Bring On the Snow

From snow tubing to snowshoe rentals, we’ve got your snowy outdoor fun at DuPage forest preserves!

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Read All About It

Read about the Forest Preserve District’s collection, partnerships that are helping the preserves and our 2019 challenge!

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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 DuPage County 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 Your Forest Preserves


See Our Top Activities for "Wonders of Winter"

Try snowshoeing, ice fishing, geocaching and other outdoor winter activities at this fun annual event at Mayslake.


Protect Your Pet Against Coyote Threats

It's breeding season for coyotes! Get tips to keep your pet safe while coyotes prowl for territory, mates and food.


We're Groomin' the Forest Preserve Trails

Read more about how our crews prioritize trail grooming and snow plowing when the white fluffy stuff hits.


Nature Enthusiast Offers Outdoor Advice

Outdoorsman and volunteer finds calm, excitement and inspiration in nature and says you can, too!


Play in Nature at Fun Summer Camps

Get the most out of summertime fun with our lineup of camps for kids and teens, now with extended playtime!


See Our Lesser-Seen Areas of Mayslake Hall

Take a guided, behind-the-scenes tour of Mayslake Hall's basement, attic and collections area. 

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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