1899 West Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL 60048
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BLOG - Read a personal experience about biking the Des Plaines River Trail
After work last week, I drove over to the Des Plaines River trail, unloaded my bike from my car, and started off …Continue Reading
BLOG: Read a personal story about exploring Lakewood Forest Preserve and their Bat House
This weekend I explored the Lakewood Forest Preserve. It was such a nice day out so without any real plans, I just got in the car and ended up finding a pretty interesting spot. I had heard about the bat …Continue Reading
We currently manage nearly 31,000 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all ages. Visitors enjoy more than 200 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, fishing ponds and lakes, public access to the Fox River and the Lake Michigan shoreline, award-winning nature and history education programs and events, and three public golf courses.
Facilities of special interest include Independence Grove in Libertyville, Ryerson Conservation Area in Deerfield, Lake County Discovery Museum (currently closed. Reopening late 2017 at new Libertyville location. Visit LCFPD.org/Museum for updates.), Greenbelt Cultural Center in Waukegan, and three golf courses (Brae Loch in Grayslake, Countryside in Mundelein, and ThunderHawk in Beach Park).
Most Forest Preserves are open from 6:30 a.m. to sunset, every day of the year. Special hours apply at the golf courses, Discovery Museum, Greenbelt Cultural Center and Ryerson Woods.
Boating Canoeing Cycling Fishing Golf Hiking Horseback Riding Ice Skating Multi-purpose Outdoor Public Golf Course Public Park Running Skiing/Tubing Swimming Trails
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