Pioneer Park

Pioneer Park Forest Preserve in Naperville offers parking and easy access to a paved section of the DuPage River Trail (West Branch).


About Pioneer Park

Several state and regionally rare species rely on Pioneer Park for habitat, including belted kingfishers, American redstarts, yellow-billed cuckoos, red-headed woodpeckers, ovenbirds, and breeding Cooper’s hawks, downy woodpeckers, and white-breasted nuthatches. Ecologists have identified beavers, coyotes, American toads, water and queen snakes, and a variety of freshwater mussels and aquatic invertebrates at the forest preserve as well.

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