Maps

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

turtle monitoring

Blog

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.

Fri, Aug 18 • 7:30 pm
Free

Bats

Crabtree Nature Center
Fri, Aug 18 • 7:30 pm
$3.00

Fireside Tales

River Trail Nature Center
Don't MissSat, Aug 19 • 9 AM
Free

Hummingbird Fest

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Sat, Aug 19 • 9:30 am
Free

Upper Des Plaines River Paddle & Clean-Up

Dam No. 1 Woods East
Sat, Aug 19 • 1 PM
Free

Late Summer Nature Hike

Trailside Museum of Natural History
Sat, Aug 19 • 1:30 pm
Free

Reptilemania

Sand Ridge Nature Center
Sat, Aug 19 • 1:30 pm
Free

Nature Play Days – Sticks

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County