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Sunshine through Leaves by Jim Kloss
Men on Bikes at Cruise the Creek by Glenn P. Knoblock
Hammel Woods Autumn Scenery by Mitch Gawlik
Woman and Dog at Howloween Hoopla by Glenn P. Knoblock
Prairie at Sugar Creek by Tim Good
Boy with Pumpkins by Glenn P. Knoblock
Red-Winged Blackbird by Tim Good
Monee Reservoir Scenery by Mark Randazzo
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
Veterans Memorial Trail Opening Veterans Memorial Trail Opening
The Forest Preserve's newest trail, the 1.5-mile Veterans Memorial Trail in northeastern Will County, is now open to the public! Read More >>
USAgain Textile Recycling USAgain Textile Recycling
Recycle your used clothes, shoes, towels, and bedding with the Forest Preserve and USAgain at locations throughout Will County! Read More >>
Leave No Child Inside Leave No Child Inside
The Forest Preserve District of Will County is taking action to reverse the dangerous trends created by children's disconnection from nature. Read More >>
Prescribed Burning Prescribed Burning
The Forest Preserve is performing prescribed burns to restore natural resources throughout Will County through mid-April. Read More >>
Welcome to the Forest Preserve District of Will County
Events and Announcements
Thanksgiving Holiday:
Visitor Centers are closed November 27 and 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. More

Hickory Creek Bikeway Closure:
A portion of the Hickory Creek Bikeway in Mokena is closed for trail repairs. More

Lambs Woods Closure:
Lambs Woods in Lockport will be closed from November 24 through spring 2015 for site improvements. More

Emerald Ash Borer Tree Removal:
Tree removal work will impact trails at McKinley Woods in Channahon November 25-26. More

Joliet Junction Trail Closure:
A portion of the Joliet Junction Trail in Rockdale is closed due to bridge damage by a trail derailment. More

Deer Management Program:
The District's Board of Commissioners has authorized a Deer Management Program for 2014-2015. More

JULIE, Inc. Award:
JULIE, Inc. has received the Best Friend of Illinois Parks award for its partnership with the Forest Preserve. More

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