Creek Bend Nature Center Closed 11/15
​Our nature center and rental facility are closed for the day due to heating issues. Our apologies for the inconvenience.​​ 
  
2018 Progress Report
As we invest in land and capital projects, following the 2017 referendum, learn about our progress:
  
Virgil Gilman Trail closed in Sugar Grove through late December
​The Virgil Gilman Trail will be closed from mid-October through late December to allow for a water main replacement by the Village of Sugar Grove. See our press release for more information.
  
Groundwater-monitoring wells
The District has partnered with the University of Illinois to conduct groundwater-monitoring research. See our Press Release​ for more info.
  
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Special events at Creek Bend Nature Center
Creek Bend Nature Center is available for private rental. Located within LeRoy Oakes, this facility is perfect for weddings, receptions, parties or other special events. ​Open showings are Wednesdays from 3-7 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Call 630-444-3064 to reserve the facility for your special event.
  
Barbara Belding Lodge
at Brewster Creek

The Barbara Belding Lodge​ within Brewster Creek Forest Preserve is available for private rental for your next gathering. Open showings are on Wednesdays from 3-7 p.m. No appointment is necessary. To reserve the facility for your special event, call 630-444-3064.​