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York Woods County Forest Preserve

The 70-acre York Woods Forest Preserve in Oak Brook — DuPage's first forest preserve — features vast oak woodlands, great places to picnic, and access to the Salt Creek Greenway Trail.

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About York Woods County Forest Preserve

Oaks over 100 years old form canopies over the trail, where birders enjoy spotting northern orioles, cedar waxwings, warbling vireos, mallards, red-bellied woodpeckers and owls, among others. Here you can access the Salt Creek Greenway Trail. Spanning 25 miles from Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village to the Brookfield Zoo, the Salt Creek Greenway Trail connects 12 communities and over 300,000 residents overall. The Salt Creek Greenway includes both a paved land trail and the water trail.

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