Register for a Summer Camp

From field science to farm chores to horses, we still have a few openings for kids summer camps!

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Get Your Permits

Purchase annual permits for off-leash dog areas, boats, and water- or model crafts.

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Have It at Herrick

Host a birthday party, field trip or corporate outing at Herrick Lake Forest Preserve.

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Catch Nature

Find out where we've been catching nature and how you can, too!

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Give the Gift of "Get Outdoors"

Purchase a gift card for DuPage forest preserve equipment rentals, programs, permits or merchandise.

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Connect to Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves


Take a Ranger-Led "Summer Solstice Hike" at Greene Valley Forest Preserve

Celebrate the longest day of the year, and learn about plants, animals and forest preserve features on a ranger-led hike on June 21 at Greene Valley.


Break Out the Tent and Sleeping Bags for the Great American Campout

Enjoy nature activities, archery, a night hike and camping under the stars at the Great American Campout on June 22 at Greene Valley Forest Preserve.


Take a Tractor-Drawn "Sunrise Hayride" at Danada Forest Preserve

Relax on a tractor-drawn hayride to watch the sun rise over Rice Lake and see the horses in their paddocks on June 22 at Danada Forest Preserve.


Request a Group Adventure for Your Next Forest Preserve Outing

Let us plan a ranger-led kayaking, archery, fishing or nature hike program for your group of 10 or more at a DuPage forest preserve.


Trail Patrol Volunteer Finds Friendship and Camaraderie as She Treks Trails 

Trail Patrol volunteer Jane Halibur's friendly nature lends to making fast friends with other volunteers and helping patrons she encounters.


Join Us for Dairy Month This June at Our Kline Creek Farm

Learn about the Shorthorn cattle breed, see how farmers milked their cows, and watch cooking demonstrations and more at Kline Creek Farm.

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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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