Celebrate Fall on Oct. 8 & 9!

Join the Fall Festival at Danada for horse-themed fun!

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Easy Strolls 101

Find some of the best forest preserves for mobility-friendly visits.

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Take 6 hikes during 8-week challenge to win prizes!

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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


Make Way for Asters, The Pollinator Friendly Stars of Fall

Asters, which come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes, begin to bloom in late summer when the days get shorter. 


Ceremonial Groundbreaking Kicks Off Construction at Willowbrook

Work to start soon on a new 27,000-square-foot wildlife rehabilitation clinic and visitor center


District's Volunteer Program a Finalist for Governor's Hometown Award

A pandemic pop-up program is one of four finalists for the Governor's Hometown Award.


Bee Informed About Native Bees

Get the buzz on Illinois' native bees and find out how to attract them to your garden.


Discover the Hidden History of the East Farm Barn at St. James Farm

Explore the transformation and equestrian history of St. James Farm's East Farm Barn.


See the Weekly West Nile Virus Monitoring Report for DuPage County

View this results of this week's mosquito monitoring program and pick up tips to fight the bite!

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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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