It's all of the things that make Lake County special. It's our natural beauty, our schools and businesses, the active and healthy people who live, work, and play here, and visitors who enjoy our many assets.
Location. Location. Location.
Lake County is perfectly positioned between Chicago and Milwaukee, less than 15 miles from O'Hare International Aiport, and 40 miles from General Mitchell International Airport.
We're Active & Healthy
Rank #2 in Illinois for physical activity and #4 for access to places to be active and healthy.
Strong Economy, Excellent Schools & Educated Workforce
30,000+ businesses and 11 Fortune 500 companies.
Family Fun & Things to Do!
Shopping, musuems, outdoor activities, thrill seeking adventure and much more.
We Manage & Invest Wisely
Lake County is investing $557 million toward our transportation infrastructure over the next 6 years. Your Lake County Forest Preserves are AAA Bond Rated, the highest standard possible.
Our winter programs take advantage of the season's assets.
Browse available camps. Enroll online by February 15 to receive an early...
Check here for current status (open/closed) of winter sports and activities,...
Purchase annual permits for dog parks, horse trails, model aircraft flying...
Book your 2017 event at any of our 31 picnic shelters. Plan early to help...
We asked our dedicated volunteers what inspires them to help in our conservation...
Donated trees are chipped and used for preserve trails and landscaping.