Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Closed on Mondays Labor Day through Memorial Day; limited programs and rentals are still available on Mondays during this time)
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Trails open until sunset

Red Oak Nature Center is open all year except for the following:

  • Thanksgiving and the day after, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter Day


Admission is free for individuals and related families of 9 or fewer (suggested $1 donation per person). Entry for organized groups of 10 or more is $1 per person (required).

Because of the facility’s size, organized groups of 10 or more must email roprograms@fvpd.net or call 630-897-1808 to register before visiting the nature center.

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