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.

Fri, Dec 14 • 7 PM

Night Owls

River Trail Nature Center
Fri, Dec 14 • 7 PM

Evening Owl Hike

Crabtree Nature Center
Sat, Dec 15 • 10 AM

Hike the Preserves: Fitness Hike

Vollmer Road Grove
Bird The PreservesSat, Dec 15 - Sun, Dec 16 • 10 AM

Sagawau Science: Winter Bird Count

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
Sat, Dec 15 • 10 AM

Nature Baby

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Dec 15 • 1 PM

Bone Appétit

Trailside Museum of Natural History
SeriesSat, Dec 15 • 3 PM

What’s On The Menu?

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