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Nature & Outdoors
DuPage

Whether you’re into kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking, or simply walking – we invite you to venture outdoors this fall in DuPage. Listen to the sounds of crunching leaves with each foot step. Observe the beautiful colors ablaze on trees. Connect yourself to the colorful world around you.

Your Dose of Nature 365 Days A Year

Explore the beautiful outdoors by unplugging, reflecting, and discovering DuPage County, Illinois. Peacefully roam or actively explore DuPage's 500 miles of trails, 60 forest preserves and 30 lakes and ponds – never more than 10 minutes away.

The sun is rising later and setting earlier. The early morning air finds us grabbing a sweater or light coat as we head outdoors, and the beautiful colors of autumn are canvasing our world. We encourage you to get outdoors, be inspired and experience fall in DuPage County.

Start with an adventure to a local forest preserve. Consider their recommended "Top 10” activities including walking a trail less traveled, bird watching, biking, having a playdate with your furry best friend, or just pausing and reflecting to calm the spirit, body and mind.

Head out to The Morton Arboretum or Illinois Prairie Path (IPP) and become immersed in acres of brilliant colors. The trees will not disappoint this time of year.

Feeling like horsing around a little? Take a drive out to Danada Equestrian Center

Feed your inner animal at Brookfield or Cosley Zoo. Explore the gardens and grounds of Cantigny Park, sure to offer a memorable experience.

DuPage is an outdoor enthusiast’s playground. Schedule your playdate today!

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