Landscape Maintenance

The mission of the Landscape Maintenance Department is to provide a safe, clean and aesthetically inviting environment for users of the Forest Preserves, and to continually promote best practices for the preservation and public appreciation of outdoor and public spaces.

The Landscape Maintenance Department is responsible for ground and facility maintenance, including maintaining picnic groves, mowing the grounds, repairing asphalt, landscape beautification, removing refuse, plowing parking lots, installing signage, and assisting in setting up and breaking down special events at the groves and pavilions. In addition to maintenance operations, the department supports inter-departmental programming, activities, rentals and special events.

For inquiries regarding maintenance at the Forest Preserves, you can contact staff by submitting an online form or by calling one of the numbers listed below.

Division Address Office Number
Landscape Maintenance Department Divisions
Calumet Division 8700 S. Western Ave, Chicago 773-233-3766 (or) 3767, 773-239-8970
Indian Boundary Division 8800 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago 773-625-0606 (or) 0607
North Branch Division 6633 Harts Rd, Niles 847-647-2240 (or) 6443
Northwest Division 3500 S. Rholwing Rd, Rolling Meadows 847-437-8330 (or) 8331
Palos Division 9901 Willow Springs Rd, Willow Springs 708-839-5617 (or) 5618
Salt Creek Division 2405 17th Ave, North Riverside 708-447-0091 (or) 0090
Thorn Creek Division 440 Thornton-Lansing Rd, Lansing 708-474-1221 (or) 1227
Tinley Creek Division 13800 S. Harlem Ave, Orland Pk 708-385-7650 (or) 7654
Landscape Maintenance Headquarters 2199 S. 1st Ave, Maywood 708-771-1051