Take a Romantic Night Walk!

Take your sweetie on a lantern-lit self-guided walk through the woods Feb. 11 & 12.

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Think spring!

Start planning your garden now with our native landscaping programs.

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Downed Tree? Flooded Trail?

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

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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


District Earns AAA Rating from S&P for Recent Bond Issue

Rating reflects the District's strong financial management, fiscally responsible reserves and more, District Finance Director Andrew Brown says.


Test Your Fishing Skills at Popular Hard Water Classic Feb. 12

Anglers of all ages are invited to test their skills at the annual Hard Water Classic ice fishing tourney on Feb. 12 at Silver Lake at Blackwell Forest Preserve.


Reminder to Play It Safe Outdoors in the Winter

Before you head outdoors, read this for some simple tips on how to play it safe outdoors in winter, including dressing warmly and bringing a friend.


Pandemic Surge in Visitors Continues in DuPage Forest Preserves

A surge in visitors and use of DuPage forest preserves that started during the pandemic is showing no signs of slowing down.


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.


Stop Cabin Fever Before It Starts in DuPage Forest Preserves

Embrace winter with a flurry of outdoor fun in the DuPage forest preserves, which offer residents plenty of reasons to get outside and play this winter.

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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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