Read All About It

Read about the Forest Preserve District’s collection, partnerships and our 2019 challenge!

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Register for a Camp

Registration for summer camps is now open to DuPage County residents!

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Get Your 2019 Permits

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

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Catch Nature

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

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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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Connect to Nature in Your Forest Preserves


Bring on the Snow for Wonders of Winter

Try snowshoeing, ice fishing, geocaching and other outdoor winter activities at this fun annual event at Mayslake.


Caring for Our Not So Hidden Treasures

Read about how our collections committee stewards unique artifacts to support forest preserve history and programs.


Play in Nature at Fun Summer Camps

Get the most out of summertime fun with our lineup of camps for kids and teens, now with extended playtime!


Volunteer for Nature in the New Year

Make a new year's resolution to join the Forest Preserve District's team of volunteers in one of our 10 programs.


Our Hard Water Classic Moved to a New Date

Put your hard-water fishing skills to the test at an ice-fishing tournament at Blackwell Forest Preserve.


Call for Repurposed Artwork for Exhibit

Proposals for art featuring repurposed, recycled materials are due by March 5 at Mayslake Peabody Estate.

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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