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We host two blogs, written by our professional staff, to help you learn about Lake County Nature and Lake County History.

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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...


Register Now for Summer Camp

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


Lake County History Symposium

The Dunn Museum seeks proposals for presentations and posters that share original research on this year's theme, History from Objects.

Nov 20, 2017 09:00 AM

Golf Gift Card Holiday Bonus

Purchase online, by phone or in person. Receive a $10 bonus for each $100 golf gift card purchase from November 24–December 31.

Lake County Forest Preserves
Nov 20, 2017 09:00 AM

Holiday Hours

Our customer service offices and some facilities will be closed in observance of upcoming holidays. ​

Squirrel in the snow

Winter 2017 Horizons Magazine Available Online

Check out our newest issue of Horizons, with news, education programs, events and more.

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