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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
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
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

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

Asphalt Replacement Work:
Asphalt work is taking place at Hammel Woods in Shorewood and Forsythe Woods in Wilmington. 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

Catfish Corner Renovations:
Renovations are being made to the Catfish Corner Shelter at Monee Reservoir. More

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