The Cook County Forest Preserve offers many recreational opportunities and events throughout the county, many close to the City of Palos Hills.

Interactive Map

The Forest Preserve has released an interactive map to help explore what each Forest Preserve has to offer. The interactive can be found at


The Forest Preserve also actively hosts events throughout the year providing recreational activities to help build communities and educate the public on various topics such as nature and recreation. The list of upcoming events can be found

Economic Opportunities

The Forest Preserve offers various economic opportunities by allowing selected business to provide services within the Forest Preserves, such as concessions and bike repair services. More information for prospecting businesses can be found at