Use our maps and site profiles to find your next adventure in the forest preserves!

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News on conservation efforts, events and other behind-the-scenes content.

Rules & Regulations

Help keep all visitors safe and protect the ecological health of the preserves.

Plans & Projects

View the latest projects and our plans for the next 100 years.

Jobs & Hiring

View current open positions and apply online today.

FPCC Staff at an event

Do Business with Us

If you sell a commodity or service, you may find a market in the Forest Preserves.

Mon, Apr 22 - Fri, Apr 26

Spring Break Nature Fun

Sand Ridge Nature Center
Bird The PreservesTue, Apr 23 • 8 AM

Tuesday Mornings are for the Birds!

Sand Ridge Nature Center
SeriesTue, Apr 23 • 5:30 pm

Camping 101 for Outdoor Youth Organizations

Camp Sullivan
Wed, Apr 24 • 6:30 am

Sunrise Coffee and Canoe Cruise

Tower Road Boat Launch
Wed, Apr 24 • 12:30 pm

Afternoons with Mother Nature

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Bird The PreservesFri, Apr 26 • 8:30 am

Sagawau Bird Hikes

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Bird The PreservesFri, Apr 26 • 9:30 am

Morning Bird Walks

Trailside Museum of Natural History
Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County