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Sled Hill at Old School
Dec 12, 2016 08:00 AM

Winter Recreation

Cold weather brings winter fun in your forest preserves.

 
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President Ann Maine and Vice President Linda Pedersen
Dec 07, 2016 10:00 AM

Board President Maine, Vice President Pedersen Retain Posts

Both will serve two-year terms that end December 2018.

 
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Dec 01, 2016 10:00 AM

DPRT Challenge Accepted!

Thanks to everyone who supported our Challenge to travel the entire 31.4-mile Des Plaines River Trail. The Challenge is over, but there’s still time to turn in your log and collect your prizes.

 
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Nov 15, 2016 09:00 AM

Hike and Read Along the Trail at Ryerson

Head to Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods to take part in self-guided storybook reading while you hike.

 
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Winter 2016 Horizons Magazine Available Online

Check out our newest issue of Horizons, with news, education programs, events and more.

 
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© Tim Elliott
Nov 01, 2016 08:00 AM

Take an Evening Hike on Solar-Lit Trails

Get some evening exercise this winter along designated solar-lit trails at Old School and Lakewood, open until 9 pm, daily through March 12.

 
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Oct 30, 2016 11:59 PM

Get a 360-degree Look at Preserves and Trails

You can now use Google Street View to get a 360-degree look at some of our popular trails and preserves.​

 
 
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