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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
Howloween Hoopla Howloween Hoopla
Spend quality time with your four-legged friends at a fun-filled program for dogs and their families at Whalon Lake in Naperville on October 25! 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 >>
Woods Walk Woods Walk
Explore the trails of Will County with the "Woods Walk" hiking program and photo contest through October 31! Read More >>
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Events and Announcements
Veterans Memorial Trail Opening:
The Forest Preserve's Veterans Memorial Trail in DuPage Township is now open. More

Hickory Creek Bikeway Closure:
A portion of the Hickory Creek Bikeway in Mokena is closed beginning October 27 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

Water Fountain Shutdown:
Outdoor water fountains are shut down for the winter November 2. The fountains at Whalon Lake are shut down now. More

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