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2016 Lake County Visitors Guide

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Independence Grove Forest Preserve

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16400 W. Buckley Road
Libertyville, IL 60048


Phone: 847.968.3499
Fax: 847.918.9017

IndependenceGrove@LCFPD.org
http://www.lcfpd.org/IG/

Description
This scenic 1,135-acre preserve offers a wide range of outdoor recreation and education opportunities centered around a 115-acre lake reclaimed from a gravel quarry. Visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing and boating, a Marina with boat and bike rentals, a native garden and nearly seven miles of trails. The spacious Visitors Center features exhibits and a café. It can be rented for weddings and other private functions.

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    Note: Some map locations are approximate. Please call the venue at 847.968.3499 for exact directions.


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    No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.
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