The site navigation utilizes arrow, enter, escape, and space bar key commands. Left and right arrows move across top level links and expand / close menus in sub levels. Up and Down arrows will open main level menus and toggle through sub tier links. Enter and space open menus and escape closes them as well. Tab will move on to the next part of the site rather than go through menu items.
Our new video series highlights birds you can find in the preserves, and most likely, right outside your back door
Find out everything you need to know about getting one of the following permits:
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Hammel Woods - Crumby Recreation Area, Braidwood Dunes, Raccoon Grove, Keepataw Preserve, and the equestrian lot at Goodenow Grove will reopen when it is safe to do so.
In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, all Forest Preserve visitor centers will be closed on Monday, January 20.
The preserves offer year-round recreational opportunities to engage a variety of interests.
Use our interactive map to find a preserve, trail or visitor center that fits your needs. Go exploring today!
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