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.
With more than 1,000 acres, it's 'wilderness here in the middle of the suburbs'
Find out everything you need to know about getting one of the following permits:
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Now that the additional restrictions have been lifted and Will County's COVID-19 positivity rate has declined, the capacity limit for picnic shelter rentals and field trip programs has returned to 50 as specified in the state's Phase Four of its Restore Illinois plan.
If you're a birder and you haven't been to McKinley Woods lately, now is the time to get out and potentially spot a rarity in the area — a snowy egret.
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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