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Lake County Forest Preserves | Preservation, Restoration, Education and Recreation

Preserve Highlights

 
  • Reserve a Picnic Shelter

    Reservations for 2019 picnic shelter rentals begin Monday, October 15. Purchase permits online starting...
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  • Fort Sheridan Reopens with 70-Foot Overlook of Lake Michigan

    We are announcing the reopening of Fort Sheridan in Lake Forest with new and improved features that provide...
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Most preserves are open 6:30 am—sunset, daily. Today’s sunset time is 6:01 PM

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EVENTS

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Oct

Restoration Workday: Wilmot Woods

October 21, 2018 (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
21
Oct

Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)

October 21, 2018 (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
23
Oct

Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)

October 23, 2018 (09:00 AM - 11:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
23
Oct

Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery

October 23, 2018 (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
24
Oct

Small Discoveries: Fall Colors

October 24, 2018 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
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Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Explore the variety of fall colors through color mixing, nature crafts, and storytime.
 
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Oct

Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery

October 24, 2018 (12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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Time:12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
24
Oct

Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home Public Tours

October 24, 2018 (12:30 PM - 04:30 PM)
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Time:12:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Drop in to learn about this Illinois governor and ambassador to the United Nations as you tour his home, a National Historic Landmark, at your own pace.
 
24
Oct

Senior Series: Sandhill Cranes

October 24, 2018 (02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
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Time:02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Each autumn, our skies are filled with the bugling call of sandhill cranes migrating south. Join us to learn more about the life history of these remarkable birds.
 
25
Oct

Restoration Workday: Old School

October 25, 2018 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
26
Oct

Lunchtime Tours: Inventions

October 26, 2018 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM)
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Time:12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: Bess Bower Dunn Museum, Libertyville, IL -60048


Enjoy a 30-minute guided tour on innovations and inventions.
 
26
Oct

Community Campfire Friday Nights

October 26, 2018 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
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Time:07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Bring your friends and family to roast marshmallows, share stories and enjoy nature at night.
 
27
Oct

Forest Fitness: Nippersink

October 27, 2018 (08:00 AM - 09:00 AM)
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Time:08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Group fitness walks feature a new preserve each week.
 
27
Oct

Restoration Workday: Heron Creek

October 27, 2018 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
27
Oct

Restoration Workday: Greenbelt

October 27, 2018 (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grab some work gloves and join other volunteers to save some of Lake County's natural areas. Workdays are a great opportunity to spend time outdoors, make new friends who share a concern for the preserves and make a meaningful contribution.
 
27
Oct

Playdate with Nature

October 27, 2018 (01:00 PM - 02:30 PM)
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Time:01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Move your kids outdoors for unstructured seasonal play activities, proven healthful and beneficial for children of all ages.
 

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