Visitors Guide

"Take 5" in a DuPage Forest Preserve

More than 6.2 million visitors enjoy the Forest Preserve District's nearly 26,000 acres, 166 miles of trails and 60 preserves each year. Enjoy a leisurely stroll with your family on a new trail. Drop a line during a ranger-led fishing program. Look for warblers during a birding trip through the woods. No matter how you like to "Take 5," our Visitors Guide will help you find a DuPage forest preserve that's perfect for it!  

Download the Visitors Guide (PDF).

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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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