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Visitor Center Amenities

The Sugar Creek Administration Center serves as the main office for the District.

The Administration Center is a model of green architecture and has gained recognition from the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED), a national standard for sustainable buildings. Green technologies incorporated into the facility include photovoltaic cells and recycled building materials. Visitors are welcome to enjoy self-guided tours of the facility. Download a tour brochure.

The Administration Center also offers indoor facility rentals for meetings. Learn more about facility rentals at the Administration Center.

The following permits are available for purchase at the Center:In addition, the Center features a gift shop, where visitors can purchase nature-related T-shirts and books, and energy-efficient light bulbs from the Lights for Learning program. Free District publications and trail maps are also available.

Preserve Amenities

The Sugar Creek Administration Center is located at Sugar Creek Preserve and adjacent to the Wauponsee Glacial Trail, which offer the following amenities and activities:Download a map of the Wauponsee Glacial Trail.

Programs and Events

A variety of fun and educational public programs are hosted at the Sugar Creek Administration Center throughout the year, including nature programs and interpretive hikes. View upcoming programs.
Sugar Creek Administration Center Exterior
Photograph Courtesy of Glenn P. Knoblock
Sugar Creek Administration Center is located at 17540 W. Laraway Road, west of Route 52, in Joliet.

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Visitor Center:
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

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