Today
Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014
Sunrise:
6:24 AM
Sunset:
7:48 PM
 
Hours
Open daily one hour after sunrise until one hour after sunset
Stats
Acres
113
Location
Darien, IL
Trails
2 Miles
Features
Parking
Habitats
Prairie/
Grassland
Wetland
Woodland
Activities
Hiking Wildlife Watching Winter Activities
 

Oldfield Oaks

Oldfield Oaks is an excellent example of an intact, mature oak woodland, natural wetland, and restored prairie. With this diverse mix of ecosystems, the preserve is home to a variety of wildlife, from foxes to great horned owls to western chorus frogs. Wildlife conservation activities such as amphibian monitoring and bird counts take place at the preserve.

Education

The Forest Preserve District offers historical and nature programs at Oldfield Oaks. In addition, other nature, conservation, and leisure-activity programs are offered at other preserves throughout the district.

Recreation

Trails

Two miles of looped limestone footpaths meander through mature oak woodlands and open prairies, the perfect setting to see coyotes, foxes, and a variety of nesting and migratory birds. Horse traffic is not allowed at Oldfield Oaks.

Accessibility

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is committed to making its facilities accessible to all visitors. For special accessibility needs or concerns, please contact the District's ADA coordinator at (630) 933-7683 or
TTY (800) 526-0857 at least three business days in advance of your visit.

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