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Path leading to Red Oak Nature Center in the woods

Red Oak Nature Center

2343 S. River Street, Batavia, Illinois ● 630-897-1808 ● Directions
Due to Covid-19 the facility building is closed and only open to registered programming. Trails and grounds are free to explore sunrise to sunset.

Outdoor Beauty, Adventure and Discovery

Fox Valley Park District offers you many ways to have fun, learn more and be active and creative, as well as enjoy new experiences. At Red Oak, we also connect you with the joys, lessons and wonders of nature.

Nestled on the east bank of the Fox River in Batavia, Red Oak Nature Center is the region’s premier facility for nature and conservation education. Surrounded by more than 40 acres of lush forest and wildlife habitat, the nature center is the ideal destination for anyone with a desire to discover more about the great outdoors.

Just a few highlights include:

  • Fox River views
  • school, scout and group outings
  • special events (MapleFest, BugFest)
  • birthday parties and room rentals

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