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Project Alerts

Check Status of Trails and Preserves

Weather-related events, improvement projects and natural resource management may result in temporary closures of trails, preserves, facilities and seasonal activities in order to ensure public safety.

Maps are updated during normal business hours, 8:30 am–5 pm, Monday–Friday, excluding holidays. Alerts and updates may also be posted on Facebook and X.


Trail and Underpass Status Map »

Before heading out, check the current status (open/closed) of preserve trails, and trail underpasses along the Des Plaines River Trail, the Millennium Trail and other trail tunnel locations.

Preserve closures, Construction Projects and Prescribed Burn Alerts »

Check for emergency alerts, closure notices, construction projects, and prescribed burn locations.


Independence Grove Activities Map »

Before heading out to Independence Grove in Libertyville, check for updates on the Beer Garden, concerts and marina. You can also call the Independence Grove hotline at 847-968-3499 for updates.

Winter Sports Map »

Get information and check status of sledding, skating, ice fishing, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing activities before you bundle up and head out. 


Preserve Improvement Projects »

We are working on projects and plans that will help create new trails and improve public access and natural resource restoration at preserves throughout Lake County.

Find Trail Maps »

Use our interactive trail map to help navigate your next adventure in a forest preserve near you. Exercise, relax and spend quality time outdoors in peaceful, natural settings.