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Robin by Jim Kloss
People Dancing by Glenn P. Knoblock
Bee on Flower by Tim Good
View from Kayak by David Rudofski
Monarchs on Flower by Tim Good
Island Rendezvous Visitors by Glenn P. Knoblock
Bullfrog by Sue Strueck Burke
Adult Fishing Derby Participants by Alan Bulava
Highlights - Forest Preserve  Features
Goodenow Grove Fall Fest Goodenow Grove Fall Fest
Celebrate the arrival of autumn with a free family festival at Goodenow Grove in Beecher on September 13! 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 >>
Cruise the Creek Cruise the Creek
Pre-register today for a free family bike ride and festival at Hickory Creek Barrens in New Lenox on October 4! Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Asphalt Replacement Work:
Asphalt work is taking place at Hammel Woods in Shorewood and Forsythe Woods in Wilmington. The Hammel Woods - DuPage River Access parking lot is closed. 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

Labor Day Holiday:
Visitor Centers, except Monee Reservoir, are closed September 1 for the Labor Day holiday. More

Sauk Trail Reservoir Closure:
Sauk Trail Reservoir in Frankfort is closed August 28 and 29 for maintenance work. More

Hickory Creek Trail Safety Checks:
District police officers will conduct trail safety checks over Labor Day weekend on the Hickory Creek Bikeway. More

Tall Grass Greenway Trail Closure:
A portion of the Tall Grass Greenway Trail in Naperville is closed for roadway crossing construction. More

Woods Walk:
Take part in the "Woods Walk" trail hiking program and photo contest through October 31! More

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