Located near where the Des Plaines, DuPage and Kankakee Rivers meet to form the Illinois River, Four Rivers Environmental Education Center is a beautiful and safe setting for memorable indoor and outdoor experiences. A model of green architecture, the visitor center provides opportunities to explore fascinating nature exhibits and offers comfortable, scenic spots to rest. Known as a hotspot for bald eagles and American white pelicans, the forest preserve in which Four Rivers is nestled offers a seemingly endless array of nature to explore. Walk or bicycle our trails to see beautiful blooms and butterflies in the prairie. Paddle among the bustling wildlife within and along the rivers. Discover dazzling birds singing in the majestic wooded areas. Peruse the facility’s rental spaces to make your next gathering or meeting truly meaningful. Every room in the building provides views of the Des Plaines River and the peaceful, natural surroundings.