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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Nature Enthusiast Offers Outdoor Advice

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

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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!

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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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