3/22/2020 Update: Kendall County Forest Preserves will remain open with normal hours. Please be aware restrooms will be closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please continue to follow CDC guidelines.
Kendall County Forest Preserve District COVID-19 (Coronavirus Response) https://www.co.kendall.il.us/home/showdocument?id=8640 Kendall County Forest Preserve District has finalized its COVID-19 response. -All forest preserves will remain open to the public as posted. -The Laws of Nature Museum located at the Kendall County Historic Courthouse is closed until further notice. -The District asks that the public limit as much as possible visits to the Kendall County Historic Courthouse at this time, however, District staff contact information regarding all programs and services is provided below. -All events, rentals, and education program services are hereby cancelled, suspended, or will be otherwise rescheduled through May 15, 2020. -The District will be reaching out to all clients to offer rescheduling options and/or refunds for program services taking place through May 15, 2020. -The District will continue to accept and process registrations for all education program services extending past May 15, 2020. -For registrations, reservations and permit requests for dates extending past May 15, 2020, please contact the District using the contact information provided below: For shelter and facility rentals at Hoover, Harris, and other Kendall County Forest Preserves other than Ellis House and Equestrian Center: Phone (630) 553-4025, fax (630) 553-4023, or email at
-For facility rentals and equestrian program services at Ellis House and Equestrian Center: Phone (815) 475-4035, fax (815) 475-4105, or email at
(Facility Rentals). -For Environmental Education Educational Program Services: Phone (630) 553-2292, fax (630) 553-4023, or email at
-The District will provide additional changes and updates as the Kendall County emergency response develops as necessary to protect public safety.
It’s that time of year again!! Get tapping on to our website co.kendall.il.us/departments/forest-preserve-district for information on all of our programs
This Valentines Day we showed some love for the birds with our babes in the woods program
Who’s excited Punxsutawney Phil predicted Spring will come soon?! 🙋🏼♀️we are!
“Winter is not a season, it’s a celebration” ~Anamika Mishra
Happy Tuesday! Wishing everyone a moment in the sunshine!
“When snow falls, nature listens.” -Antoinette Van Kleef
Twinkle and Tinsel are checking out the hundreds of books here in the Nature Center! They recommend The Mitten by Jan Brett!