Register for a Summer Camp

From farm chores to archery 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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Enter Your Photo in the Discovery Challenge

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Connect to Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves

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Celebrate the "Glorious Fourth" at Our Kline Creek Farm 

Get in the spirit and experience the excitement of the Fourth of July the 1890s way during a celebration on June 27 at Kline Creek Farm.

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Nature Enthusiast and Photographer Takes Time to Slow Down Outdoors

Photographer Heidi Carpenter's nature photography reveals the secrets to be seen in trees, prairie grasses and other natural features.

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Plan Your Next SUP Outing at Blackwell Forest Preserve

Gear up for even more adventure with stand-up paddleboarding at Silver Lake at Blackwell Forest Preserve, available for a limited time this summer.

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Attract Butterflies to Your Garden With Our Pollinator Seed Mix

Pick up a seed packet containing wild bergamot and other native species at our headquarters or education centers to seed your garden.

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Help Ecologists Track Water Levels in DuPage Forest Preserve Lakes

We're looking for a few citizen scientists to track water levels in DuPage forest preserve lakes and record data as part of a national research project.

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Climb Aboard a Tractor-Drawn Covered Wagon Ride This Summer

Enjoy a 30-minute ride through St. James Farm Forest Preserve to connect to nature and explore this DuPage forest preserve's unique history.

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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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