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.

Thu, Feb 21 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History
Fri, Feb 22 • 7 PM

Winter Night Hikes

River Trail Nature Center
Sat, Feb 23 • 9 AM

American Birkebeiner Livestream

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Sat, Feb 23 • 9:30 am

Beginner Cross-Country Ski Lessons

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Sat, Feb 23 • 10 AM

Winter Watercolors

Caldwell Woods
Sat, Feb 23 • 11 AM

Snowshoe Trekking

Camp Bullfrog Lake
Sat, Feb 23 • 11 AM

Black History Month: Underground Railroad Hikes

Sand Ridge Nature Center
Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County