Picnic Shelters & Areas

Picnicking During COVID-19

  • You are responsible for sanitizing picnic tables when you arrive.
  • You are responsible for providing hand sanitizer, disinfectants or table coverings for your event.
  • Portable, pit toilets and flush restrooms are open.
  • Practice social distancing. If your guests cannot be 6 feet apart they should wear masks that cover their mouths and noses. 


Places You Can Reserve

You can reserve shelters and picnic areas for your group’s exclusive use at several DuPage forest preserves. 

Click on a shelter or area photo below for more details on that site. 

For fees and information on how to purchase permits, visit our main Picnicking page.

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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