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Blackwell Forest Preserve

3S580 Naperville Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189

Biking

Blackwell Forest Preserve* in Warrenville, Illinois, has everything an outdoors fanatic could want.

Hikers, bicyclers, horseback riders and cross-country skiers can enjoy more than 6 miles of turf and limestone trails, including a convenient route to the Illinois Prairie Path. Trails around the McKee Marsh area feature two observation decks, a bird blind, and signs that describe the history and ecological significance of the marsh.

*Due to the popularity of this site and over-crowding during the pandemic from increased visitation, DuPage residents and the Forest Preserve District respectfully ask that you keep this on your list for future travel inspiration. With 60 forest preserves in DuPage County, there are many hidden gems for exploration. Visit DuPageForest.org for more information. Please be respectful of our natural resources and everyone who wants to appreciate their respite and beauty: pick up pet waste, do not leave trash, and be mindful of trail etiquette.

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Great Midwest Train Show

DuPage County Fairgrounds •  Aug 04 @ 9AM

For over 40 years, this has been the nation’s largest monthly model train show.

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Cantigny Glow

Cantigny •  Aug 17 – Aug 18 @ 7PM

Nostalgic adult fun night with live music, fluorescent cocktails, glow-in-the-dark games and more!

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