Lake County, Illinois, CVB - Official Travel Site - Lake County Forest Preserves

Lake County Forest Preserves

1899 West Winchester Rd. , Libertyville, IL 60048

Phone: 847.367.6640 | Fax: 847.367.6649

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As principal guardian of Lake County’s open space and natural areas since 1958, the District manages nearly 31,000 acres of land and offers innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 205 miles of trails for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to Lake Michigan and the Fox River, and award-winning nature and history education programs and events. Facilities of special interest include Independence Grove in Libertyville, Ryerson Conservation Area in Riverwoods, Dunn Museum in Libertyville and ThunderHawk Golf Club in Beach Park. Visit for trail maps, updates and more.

Hike Lake County Challenge with the Lake County Forest Preserves
08/15/20 - 11/30/20
 Like to Hike? Enjoy fall breezes and autumn colors while exploring...

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Nighttime Flyers Virtual Program with Lake County Forest Preserves
Virtual 10/21/20
During this virtual program, you'll learn about some of the nocturnal a...

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Mammal Behavior and Adaptations - Lake County Forest Preserves Virtual Presentation
Zoom in to virtually learn about local mammals and their unique physical ad...

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