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

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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.

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Caring for Our Not So Hidden Treasures

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

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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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