Red Oak Nature Center
930 N. River Road, North Aurora, Illinois ● 630-897-1808 ● Directions
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 North Aurora, 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:
- hands-on indoor activities
- adventurous camps
- animal exhibits
- Nature Play Preschool
- Fox River views
- school, scout and group outings
- special events (Frosty Fest, Maple Fest, Rusty Rodeo)
- birthday parties and room rentals