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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
Woods Walk Woods Walk
Explore the trails of Will County with the "Woods Walk" hiking program and photo contest through October 31! 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 >>
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 >>
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Events and Announcements
2015 Dog Park Permits:
2015 permits for the District's five dog parks will be available for purchase November 1. More

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

I&M Canal Trail Detour:
A portion of the I&M Canal Trail in Lockport is detoured for bridge reconstruction work. More

Rock Run Greenway Trail Obstruction:
The Rock Run Greenway Trail is obstructed at the intersection of McDonough and Houbolt in Joliet. More

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

Boating Season Closure:
The 2014 boating season ends November 1, except Monee Reservoir will offer boat rentals through November 2. More

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