Join Our Duck Race!

Buy rubber ducks now for Oct. 21 race with $500 prize!

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Social Distancing Required!

Find out what's open and closed in DuPage forest preserves during Phase 4.

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Join the Corn Harvest!

Register your group to harvest corn at Kline Creek Farm, our 1890s living history farm.

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Catch Nature!

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

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Downed Tree? Flooded Trail?

Click Report a Concern to let us know about areas in need of our attention.

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Connect to Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves


Motorists Reminded to Use Caution to Avoid Deer on Roadways this Fall

Drivers are urged to slow down & stay alert to avoid deer-vehicle collisions, which are more common between October and December.


On with the Show! Discover the Science Behind Splendid Fall Colors 

Find out what to expect of this year's fall color display, the science behind fall colors & then catch the spectacular fall color show in DuPage forest preserves.


District's Fall Trout Season Canceled Due to COVID-19 

The District has canceled the 2020 fall trout season at its three rainbow trout lakes out of concerns about overcrowding during COVID-19.


Stressed Out? Join Us on Some Relaxing Walks in DuPage Preserves

Need a break from 2020? We've got just the cure! Melt your cares away while exploring DuPage forest preserves on some relaxing walks.


We're Bringing Nature to You! Ways to Enjoy Nature Right at Home

If you can't make it to our preserves, we've got ways for you to connect to nature from your home or in your own backyard.

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View the Weekly West Nile Virus Monitoring Report

District staff have been monitoring a number of forest preserve sites for West Nile virus throughout the summer. Find out more about their results.

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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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