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Public A​uction
​through 4/30

Interested in mowers, vehicles, fitness equipment or other public surplus items? Check out our online auction​. Bidding goes through 4/30.​

​Free Wood Chips
​You're welcome to take​ as many wood chips as you can load, 4/29 & 4/30 at Burnidge FP and Big Rock FP. See our ​press release for details.
2016 Progress Report
Thank you for making the Forest Preserve District and preservation of open space a priority! We're thrilled to share our
2016 Progress Report​.​
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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. Showings are 1st & 3rd Wednesdays each month from 4-7 p.m., or by appointment. Call 630-444-3064.
Fox River Bridge/I-90 Project

Trail Closures
There are multiple closures on the Fox River Trail through Elgin and South Elgin, as well as on the Stearns Road Trail in St. Charles. Here's a map with more information. We will post updates here, as they become available.
Stearns Bike Trail Closed
A portion of the Stearns Road bike trail is closed for road reconstruction. See the 4/8/14 KDOT Press Release for details.
Barbara Belding Lodge
at Brewster Creek
Rent the Barbara Belding Lodge at Brewster Creek Forest Preserve for your next gathering. See our Brewster page for details.