Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

3S580 Naperville Road
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 933-7200
Fax (630) 933-7204 | E-mail Us

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Get your daily dose of nature at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. We offer 60 forest preserves and five education facilities. Visit online or call for ways to experience conservation, education and recreation in your neck of the woods.


Note: Some map locations are approximate. Please call the venue at (630) 933-7200 for exact directions.


Transportation Distances

Miles To Metra Station4
Miles To I-884
Closest Metra Station4
Miles From DuPage Airport14
Miles From Downtown Chicago29
Miles To I-29025
Miles To I-29425
Miles To I-35512
Miles From O'Hare Airport26
Miles From Midway Airport31
Miles To I-5520
Miles To I-9028
Closest Metra LineMetra Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Line

For more information, visit our website or call us at (630) 933-7200

Amenities


General

Sports and Recreation
Archery Yes
Bicycling Yes
Bird Watching Yes
Boating Yes
Camping Yes
Fishing Yes
Forest/Nature Preserve Yes
Hay Rides Yes
Hiking Yes
Horseback Riding Yes
Jogging/Running Paths Yes
Lakes/Rivers Yes
Picnicing Yes
Skiing Yes
Skiing - Cross Country Yes
Sledding/Tobogganing Yes
Sleigh Rides Yes
Snowshoeing Yes
Other Sports & Recreation Yes
Equipment Rental Yes

Upcoming Events

Dates Event Name & Description
12/1/18 - 2/24/19 Snow Tubing @ Blackwell Forest Preserve
When there’s plenty of snow on the hill (usually more than 3 inches), thrill-seekers can snow tube down the 800-foot run on Mount Hoy at Blackwell Forest Preserve in Warrenville. Only District inner t...Read on.
12/1/18 - 2/28/19 Cross-Country Skiing at the Forest Preserves @ DuPage Forest Preseves
Cross-country skiing is an excellent way to get some exercise, and you can ski on most forest preserve trails. Rangers groom over 80 miles when weather allows. If you're a classic skier, use the edge ...Read on.
12/1/18 - 2/28/19 Ice Fishing & Ice Skating @ DuPage Forest Preseves
Ice fishing and skating are permitted at most forest preserves, but areas are not monitored by rangers. Per the Forest Preserve, as a general guideline, not a guarantee, a minimum of four inches of ic...Read on.
1/3/19 - 2/25/19 Winter on the Farm @ Kline Creek Farm
There’s always work to do on the farm, and this time of year we’re busy sharpening and repairing tools, cutting blocks for the ice house, and checking the sheep shed for new lambs. Stop by to help (br...Read on.
2/9/19 - 2/9/19 Hard Water Classic - Ice Fishing Tournament @ Blackwell Forest Preserve
Take part in the only competitive ice fishing tournament in DuPage, and then stick around for door prizes and awards. Bring your own equipment and bait. All ages. ...Read on.


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