Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

3S580 Naperville Rd
Wheaton IL  60189

Phone: (630) 933-7200

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County owns and manages more than 60 forest preserves, which cover nearly 26,000 acres of prairies, woodlands and wetlands. Each year, more than 4 million visitors enjoy the trails and preserves that offer a variety of scenic views and leisure activities. Programs at five centers serve over 80,000 participants each year.

Our purpose is to acquire, preserve, protect and restore natural resources while providing opportunities to connect to nature.

For information about the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, visit dupageforest.org.

The mission of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is to acquire and hold lands for the purpose of preserving the flora, fauna and scenic beauty for the education, pleasure and recreation of its citizens.

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Founded: 1915
Parking: Parking Lot

Categories: Government Organization




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Greene Valley Scenic Overlook Opens

Greene Valley Scenic Overlook Opens
11:00 am - 05/05/2018

At Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Get a birds-eye view of Greene Valley — and the Chicago skyline — from 190 feet above the landscape on Saturdays and Sundays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Oct....

Boat Rentals begin at Blackwell Forest Preserve

Boat Rentals begin at Blackwell Forest Preserve
08:00 am - 04/07/2018

At Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Rent canoes, kayaks and rowboats with cash or credit card at the boat launch at Blackwell Forest Preserve. Cost is $10 per hour for rowboat, canoe or kayak; or...

Spring Trout Season Opener

Spring Trout Season Opener
06:00 am - 04/07/2018

At Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Grab your fishing gear, license and trout stamp and try your luck at at Silver, Pickerel or Grove lakes. All ages. Free. Registration not required. Questions? Call...

Trout Fishing for Kids

Trout Fishing for Kids
08:00 am - 03/31/2018

At Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Introduce your young anglers to trout fishing at this pre-season event that's just for them! Bait provided. Ages 15 and under with an adult. Free. No registration....

Dragonfly Monitoring Workshop - DuPage County

Dragonfly Monitoring Workshop - DuPage County
05:30 pm - 03/22/2018

At Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Love entomology? Become a citizen scientist with the Illinois Odonate Survey! The Odonate Survey was created with the aim of gaining a greater knowledge of the distribution...

Blaze New Trails & Volunteer Open House

Blaze New Trails & Volunteer Open House
09:00 am - 01/20/2018

At Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Make a resolution to join the Forest Preserve District's team of volunteers. Learn about our 11 programs and the 50-plus ways you can help out. A presentation at...

5K 4 Kids

5K 4 Kids
08:00 am - 08/12/2017

At Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Please join us for our annual 5K 4 Kids! We are hoping to make this our biggest 5K to date! We will have something for everyone- racers, joggers, walkers, cyclists,...

DuPage Forest Preserve Community Blood Drive

DuPage Forest Preserve Community Blood Drive
10:30 am - 07/18/2017

At Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

DuPage Forest Preserve Community Blood Drive Tuesday, July 18 @10:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. 3S580 Naperville, Rd. Wheaton, IL 60187 Visit heartlandbc.org to schedule...

2016 Puppy Up Walk in Wheaton

2016 Puppy Up Walk in Wheaton
09:00 am - 09/17/2016

At Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

We will be at the Puppy Up! Walk in Wheaton on September 17th, so won't you please join us at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County for a 2 mile walk to...

American Cancer Society BARK FOR LIFE

American Cancer Society BARK FOR LIFE
08:00 am - 09/12/2015

At Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Families and pets come together to complete a one-mile walk to celebrate cancer survivors, honor those lost to cancer and help raise funds to support the American...

Picnic de Memorial Day

Picnic de Memorial Day
12:00 am - 05/25/2015

At Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Nos estaremos reuniendo en Amistad Cristiana a las 7am para salir juntos hacia Herrick Lake Forest Preserve (east shelter) y disfrutar un día de campo. Todos son...

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