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.

Wed, Oct 24 • 10 AM

Nature Tots

Trailside Museum of Natural History
SeriesWed, Oct 24 • 10 AM

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center
SeriesWed, Oct 24 • 10 AM

Wee Wanderer Wednesdays

Crabtree Nature Center
Wed, Oct 24 • 12:30 pm

Afternoons with Mother Nature

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Thu, Oct 25 • 6 PM

Campfire Cooking Workshop

Camp Reinberg
Bird The PreservesFri, Oct 26 • 8:30 am

Penny Road Pond Bird Hike

Penny Road Pond
Fri, Oct 26 • 7 PM

Night Hike: Fall Folklore and Campfire

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