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Photo of Trail at Lakewood Forest Preserve

Board Approves Addition to Lakewood Forest Preserve

At their February 13 meeting, the Lake County Forest Preserve Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of roughly 8.2 acres in Fremont Township, known as the Grawe property...

 
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Early Bird Registration Ends February 15

Our camps are designed for summer fun and learning. Browse available camps. Enroll online.

 
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Visitor Services Volunteers Needed

Volunteer at the Dunn Museum! Greet visitors, collect admission fees, facilitate gift shop sales and introduce visitors to the exhibition galleries.

 
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Lake County History Symposium

Join local historians and history enthusiasts as they discuss History from Objects on April 29.

 
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Jan 05, 2018 07:04 AM

Register Today

Registration for school programs at the Dunn Museum is now open. Field trips are available beginning March 26. For more information or to book a field trip or in-school program, contact...

 
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Sled Hill at Old School
Dec 07, 2017 08:00 AM

Winter Recreation

Cold weather brings winter fun in your forest preserves.

 
Middlefork Savanna Bridge

Middlefork Bridge and Trail Connection Now Open

The Middlefork Bridge and Trail Connection is now open. The new bridge connects 4.5 miles of trails at Middlefork Savanna Forest Preserve in Lake Forest to the Lake Forest Academy and Townline Community Park and provides trail users...

 
 
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