Let's "Rays" a Cleaner Tomorrow!

Support our energy-conservation efforts in DuPage forest preserves.

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Beware, Spooky Fun for Everyone!

Check out our "spooktacular" fun programs for the whole family.

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Join Us For Corn Harvest!

Enjoy 1890s fun in the fields at Kline Creek Farm weekends in October.

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Lend a Hand at our Volunteer Restoration Workdays!

Help improve a forest preserve prairie or woodland.

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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


Public Invited to Oct. 26 Public Hearing on Proposed District Map

The Board will accept documents and hear testimony and public comments on its proposed legislative districts at an Oct. 26 public hearing. 


Drivers Reminded to Be on Alert for Deer Crossing Roadways

Motorists are reminded to be on the lookout for these 200-pound animals crossing roadways near forest preserves and wooded areas this time of year.


The HIdden History of the Steeplechase at St. James Farm

Imagine a time when 14,000 spectators gathered to watch a thrilling steeplechase race at St. James Farm in Warrenville.


Celebrate OAKtober with Our Fun Programs and Activities

Discover many reasons to celebrate the mighty oak and join Illinois' monthlong celebration of OAKtober with our fun programs and activities.


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.


Native Wildlife's Tricks Are a Nature Lover's Treat

Discover how wildlife have long embodied the spirit of Halloween using tricks, treats and costumes to survive, find food and attract mates.

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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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