Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center

About Irons Oaks

Irons Oaks is dedicated to enhancing social and natural communities through experiential educational services and projects, professional development opportunities, and community initiatives.

The Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center is a joint project of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District and Olympia Fields Park District. The 37-acre nature preserve is home to a diversity of wildlife and habitat types. See beautiful woods, wildflowers, birds and furry friends during your visit. There are trails along both sides of the park which is located at Vollmer and Western Avenues in Olympia Fields. Please be careful when crossing Vollmer Road. Parking is available on the south side of Vollmer Road.

Office and Mailing Address:

20000 S. Western Ave.
Olympia Fields, IL 60461

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Office closed on weekends and holidays

Park is open to the public, groups of 10 or fewer, dawn to dusk

Programs available by reservation

Bus and Participant Parking:

2453 Vollmer Road
Olympia Fields, IL 60461

Sick, Injured, or Orphaned Wildlife