Lyman Woods

The 138-acre Lyman Woods Forest Preserve in Downers Grove contains oak woodland, prairie, and marsh habitats and is operated and jointly owned by Downers Grove Park District. The William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center at Lyman Woods is operated by Downers Grove Park District. More information about the interpretive center and its offerings is available at (link). 


Driving Directions

The entrance to Lyman Woods is on the south side of 31st Street east of Highland Avenue.

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!
Reserve Facility
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