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Lake County Forest Preserves offer endless opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation, nature exploration and relaxation. Most Forest Preserves are located just minutes from your home and boast award-winning facilities, miles of trails and acres of wide-open spaces for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

Calendar of Events
In addition to our award winning facilities and preserves, the Lake County Forest Preserve District offers many programs and events throughout the year.

Permit Sales
Get permits for Dog Exercise Area, Model Aircraft flying, Horse Riding etc.

Picnic Shelter Reservations
Lake County Forest Preserves provide excellent settings for family or corporate picnics. Most sites provide picnic tables, restrooms, parking, sports field, fishing and hiking.

Facility Rental
Plan your banquet, wedding, corporate meeting or any special event.