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.

SeriesWed, Sep 20 • 12:30 pm
$30 - $50

Afternoons with Mother Nature

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Bird The PreservesThu, Sep 21 • 7:30 am

Perkins Woods Bird Walks

Perkins Woods
Bird The PreservesThu, Sep 21 • 8 AM

Bird Walk

Crabtree Nature Center
SeriesThu, Sep 21 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History
Bird The PreservesFri, Sep 22 • 8 AM

Beverly Lake Bird Hike

Beverly Lake
Bird The PreservesFri, Sep 22 • 9 AM

Bird Walks

River Trail Nature Center
Fri, Sep 22 • 7 PM

Autumnal Equinox Hike

Crabtree Nature Center
Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County