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I&M Canal Trail

The I&M Canal Trail travels 7.55 miles from the Joliet Iron Works Historic Site north through Lockport to Romeoville.

Police Department

The police department’s mission is to safeguard the visitors, employees and properties of the Forest Preserve District of Will County. Protection of properties includes the District’s natural and cultural resources and its wildlife.

Eighth Grade

School field trips and in-school programs are STEM strong and aligned with national learning standards, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

Educator Resources

The Forest Preserve District of Will County has a wide variety of educational resources available to teachers.

Messenger Marsh

Messenger Marsh has one shelter available, and a permit is required for all groups of 25 or more to use a shelter. Groups smaller than 25 also can purchase a permit, which grants exclusive use of a shelter for the entire day.

Messenger Woods Nature Preserve

Messenger Woods Nature Preserve has two shelters available, and a permit is required for all groups of 25 or more to use a shelter.

Prairie Bluff Preserve

Prairie Bluff Preserve has one shelter available, and a permit is required for all groups of 25 or more to use a shelter. Groups smaller than 25 also can purchase a permit, which grants exclusive use of a shelter for the entire day.

234-Year-Old Map Donated to Isle a la Cache Museum

This 1783 map depicts the region where the French fur trade took place.

From Stone to Water: Quarrying in Will County

Over decades, the Forest Preserve District of Will County has acquired a number of properties that include these manmade lakes.

The Sandhill Crane Experience

This is a spectacle right out of a television wildlife special, except it is not in some far-off, exotic location, but right here in the Midwest.

Before There Was Us

Four properties owned and managed by the Forest Preserve District contain gravesites dating back to the 1800s.

Second Grade

School field trips and in-school programs are STEM strong and aligned with national learning standards, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

Third Grade

School field trips and in-school programs are STEM strong and aligned with national learning standards, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

Fourth Grade

School field trips and in-school programs are STEM strong and aligned with national learning standards, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

Sixth Grade

School field trips and in-school programs are STEM strong and aligned with national learning standards, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

Seventh Grade

School field trips and in-school programs are STEM strong and aligned with national learning standards, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

Eighth Grade

School field trips and in-school programs are STEM strong and aligned with national learning standards, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

High School

School field trips and in-school programs are STEM strong and aligned with national learning standards, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

High School Programs

School field trips and in-school programs are STEM strong and aligned with national learning standards, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

Terms of Use

These Terms of Use provide guidelines for the usage of the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Web site.

Isle a la Cache Museum

Programs focusing on nature, environmental education, cultural history and recreation are offered at Isle a la Cache Museum in Romeoville.

Monee Reservoir

The Forest Preserve District of Will County offers many different youth group programs at Monee Reservoir.

Plum Creek Nature Center

Programs focusing on nature, environmental education, cultural history and recreation are offered at Plum Creek Nature Center in Crete Township.

Prescribed Burning

The Forest Preserve District of Will County's prescribed burning practices are an important tool in restoration.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy guides the Forest Preserve District of Will County's collection and usage of information about visitors to our Web site.

Field Trips

School field trips and in-school programs are STEM strong and aligned with national learning standards, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

Contact Us

We will do our best to respond to your request within two business days.

Americans with Disabilities Act

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the Forest Preserve District of Will County will not discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of disability in our services, programs, or activities.

Land Management

The purpose of the Forest Preserve District's Land Management Program is to preserve the diversity of native flora and fauna through the protection, maintenance, restoration, or reconstruction of native ecosystem types.

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