Get Your 2019 Permits

Purchase annual permits for off-leash dog areas, water- or model crafts online beginning December 1!

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Take a Joy Ride

Mount Hoy at Blackwell opens for tubing weekends December 1 when 3" or more covers the hill.

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Celebrate the Season

Catch the holiday spirit at DuPage forest preserves.

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Plan for Season's Changes

Some DuPage forest preserve parking lots, amenities and areas are inaccessible over winter.

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Play It Safe On the Ice

Get our tips for winter-related safety in DuPage forest preserves.

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Connect to Nature in Your Forest Preserves

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Celebrate Traditions at Our Kline Creek Farm

Discover the history of holiday traditions during a tour of our Kline Creek Farm farmhouse.

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Get Outdoors for Winter Fun in Forest Preserves

Play in the snow, rent snowshoes, cross-country-ski, ice fish and more this season!

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Give the Gift of "Get Outdoors" This Holiday

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

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Get Ready to Register for Our Summer Camps

Registration for summer camps opens Jan. 1 for county residents, nonresidents on Feb. 1.

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Amateur Naturalist Finds Peace at Prairie

The "nature bug" inspires one woman to explore the prairie and volunteer to help wildlife.

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Hiking Proves Rewarding for Patron

Man observes plants, animals, changing seasons while walking his dog at forest preserves.

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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