Feel Free

Don’t you sometime just want to escape?


Explore the natural beauty of Cook County for an hour, a day or even a night. When you’re surrounded by 70,000 acres of wild and wonderful, there’s no better place to feel free.


The Forest Preserves of Cook County welcomes you—whether you are a longtime visitor, or new to the Preserves there really is no better place to feel free



Help us share the enthusiasm and motivate your friends and family to have fun, get involved and appreciate the Forest Preserves. We’ve prepared some breathtaking photos—already formatted for social media—for you to share your love of what’s wild and wonderful in Cook County.


Download Facebook & Twitter cover photos


Feel free to also create your own adventure this summer and document it online by tagging us using #fpdcc.


Our Summer Brochure can be found on our events page. You can also stay informed by signing up for our electronic newsletter, the Forest Way and be sure to follow us Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County