Greene Valley Forest Preserve
The 1,388-acre Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville is home to more than 540 native plant species, making it one of DuPage's most botanically diverse sites.
About Greene Valley Forest Preserve
On weekends May through October, its 190-foot-tall scenic overlook provides a bird’s-eye view of the landscape and the Chicago skyline. It’s a great spot to picnic or look for migratory birds. Greene Valley also offers 12 miles of marked trails, picnic shelters, an off-leash dog area, a model craft area, a youth-group campground and more.
Learn how to identify 11 different trees along the 1-mile self-guided Tree Trek footpath. Find out how to get started at the information sign south of the Thunderbird Road parking lot.