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

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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 208 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, the Beer Garden at Independence Grove, Ryerson Conservation Area in Riverwoods, Dunn Museum in Libertyville and ThunderHawk Golf Club in Beach Park. Visit for trail maps, updates and more.


Countryside Golf Club Opens For The Season
04/09/21 - 10/31/21
Countryside Golf Club is open for the season! Choose from two unique 18-...

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ThunderHawk Golf Club in Beach Park Opens For The Season
04/09/21 - 10/31/21
Since opening in 1999, ThunderHawk Golf Club has been recognized as one of ...

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Brae Loch Golf Club in Grayslake Opens For The Season
04/18/21 - 10/31/21
Brae Loch Golf Club is open for the season! Brae Loch Golf Club is a fun...

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