ranger operations manager Marty Jandura. “It empowers kids to appreciate nature and instills patience, perseverance, and, if we’re lucky, lifelong environmental stewardship,” Jandura said.
Visitors can enter Blackwell off the north side of Butterfield Road (Route 56), 0.25 mile west of Winfield Road and 1 mile east of Route 59.
The Forest Preserve District boasts over 30 lakes and ponds and 45 miles of rivers stocked with various species, including bluegill, bass, pike, and walleye. Lake maps and creel limits are posted on dupageforest.org and in the Forest Preserve District's comprehensive printed fishing guide.
About the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has been connecting people to nature for more than 100 years. More than 5.5 million people visit its 60 forest preserves, 166 miles of trails, seven education centers, and scores of programs each year. For information, call 630-933-7200 or visit dupageforest.org, where you can also link to the District’s e-newsletter and Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok pages.