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.

Fri, Jan 25 • 7 PM

Winter Night Hikes

River Trail Nature Center
Sat, Jan 26 • 9:30 am

Beginner Cross-Country Ski Lessons

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Sat, Jan 26 • 10 AM

Conservation@Home: Creating Habitats for Native Pollinators

Sand Ridge Nature Center
Sat, Jan 26 • 11 AM

Snowshoe Trekking

Camp Dan Beard
Sat, Jan 26 • 1 PM

Monarch Stay-cation

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Sat, Jan 26 • 1 PM

Family Winter Scavenger Hunt and Campfire

Trailside Museum of Natural History
SeriesSat, Jan 26 • 3 PM

What’s On The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center
Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County