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.

DivisionAddressOffice Number
Landscape Maintenance Department Divisions
Calumet Division8700 S. Western Ave, Chicago773-233-3766 (or) 3767, 773-239-8970
Indian Boundary Division8800 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago773-625-0606 (or) 0607
North Branch Division6633 Harts Rd, Niles847-647-2240 (or) 6443
Northwest Division3500 S. Rholwing Rd, Rolling Meadows847-437-8330 (or) 8331
Palos Division9901 Willow Springs Rd, Willow Springs708-839-5617 (or) 5618
Salt Creek Division2405 17th Ave, North Riverside708-447-0091 (or) 0090
Thorn Creek Division440 Thornton-Lansing Rd, Lansing708-474-1221 (or) 1227
Tinley Creek Division13800 S. Harlem Ave, Orland Pk708-385-7650 (or) 7654
Landscape Maintenance Headquarters2199 S. 1st Ave, Maywood708-771-1051