Cook County Forest Preserve

The Cook County Forest Preserve follows the Des Plaines River through Cook County’s north suburbs. Accessible natural outdoor amenities entice visitors to take part in horseback riding, hiking, biking, fishing and nature watching throughout the Forest Preserve and along the scenic Des Plaines River.

For more information, contact any of the following resources:

Cook County Forest Preserve
Forest Preserve District of Cook County
536 N Harlem Avenue
River Forest, IL 60305
Phone: 800-870-3666

Conservation Department
Phone: 708-771-1330
Fax: 708-771-1028

Recreation Department
(to reserve shelter areas)
Phone: 708-771-1055