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.

SeriesTue, Oct 16 • 5:30 pm

Group Camping 101: For Outdoor Youth Organizations

Camp Sullivan
Wed, Oct 17 • 12:30 pm

Afternoons with Mother Nature

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Wed, Oct 17 • 5 PM

Haunted History

Oak Forest Heritage Preserve-East
SeriesThu, Oct 18 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Time

Trailside Museum of Natural History
SeriesFri, Oct 19 • 5 PM

Stars, Stories, and S’mores

Rolling Knolls
Sat, Oct 20 • 10 AM

Wellness Walks – Speed Up

Crabtree Nature Center
Don't MissSat, Oct 20 • 11 AM

Leave No Child Inside: Family Fun Day!

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