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.

Bird The PreservesSat, Apr 21 • 7:45 am

Camp Pine Woods Bird Walk & Workday

Camp Pine Woods
Bird The PreservesSat, Apr 21 • 8 AM

Bartel Grassland Bird Walk & Workday

Bartel Grassland
Sat, Apr 21 • 8 AM

Earth Day Des Plaines River Cleanup in Thatcher Woods

Thatcher Woods Pavilion
Don't MissSat, Apr 21 • 9 AM

Earth Day Celebration and Preserves Clean Up

Beaubien Woods
Don't MissSat, Apr 21 • 10 AM

Earth Day

Sand Ridge Nature Center
SeriesSat, Apr 21 • 10 AM

Sagawau Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
SeriesSat, Apr 21 • 3 PM

What’s On The Menu?

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