Fox River Trail Bridge Closure
A bridge along the Fox River Trail at Fabyan FP in Geneva will be closed for replacement, 10/20 - 11/1. See our Press Releases​ page for details.
Flooding Closures
Due to recent heavy rains, the following District areas are temporarily closed: in South Elgin, the Fox River Trail at Stearns Road; in Elgin, and all internal trails at Fitchie Creek FP and Bowes Creek Woods FP; and in Algonquin, the back of Buffalo Park FP. All boat launches reopened at 5 p.m., 10/18.
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.
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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.​