Inspection and Repair Work at Trout Park Rivers Edge 
Nicor Gas will begin inspection and possible repair work on its Dubuque line located on Kane County Forest Preserve property at Trout Park Rivers Edge. The work will begin the week of June 10 and is anticipated to take two weeks to complete. To ensure the safety of users of the Fox River Trail, Trout Park River's Edge will be closed to vehicle traffic and will reroute the Fox River Bike Trail through Trout Park. Detour signange will be posted during the duration of the work. If you have any questions, call 630-232-5980.
Press Releases
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Boat Launches Open 
As of 3 p.m., 6/11, IDNR has opened the Fox River to recreational boating. District boat/canoe launches are now open.

Report an Issue with Kane Forest Notify
Spot an issue out in the preserves or trails that needs to be corrected? Tell us about it with Kane Forest Notify! Download the app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store, or use our web module, here​. We'll route the request to the right department, and notify you of progress updates. For more information, see our 2/19 
press release.
2018 Resident Survey
Thank you to those who took the time to respond to our 2018 Resident Survey. The survey is now closed.We are currently tabulating results, and plan to share highlights later this year.​
2018 Progress Report
As we invest in land and capital projects, following the 2017 referendum, learn about our progress:
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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.​