Greenbelt Shelter A
Bring your family and friends to Greenbelt Forest Preserve in North Chicago for a relaxing picnic at this peaceful island of green.
The shelter area features an adjacent playfield and horseshoe pit. A playground is located between shelters A and B and is shared with all preserve visitors. Picnickers also have access to the preserve's fishing ponds and trails, including the nearby nature trail, which features interpretive signs that teach about the landscape.
To access this shelter, take the first right from the entrance road off of Green Bay Road and continue straight ahead.
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Rules and Regulations
For your safety and enjoyment, please...
Leave nature as you find it for others to enjoy.
Leash and pick up litter from pets.
Smoking is prohibited within 15 feet of playgrounds.
Clean the shelter area before leaving your event.
Decorations and directional signs are permitted, but may not be attached to Lake County Forest Preserve signs. Use only tape or thumbtacks to attach decorations to the shelter. All decorations and signs must be removed when event is finished.
Alcoholic beverages are permitted; must be 21 years or older. No alcohol consumption within 100 feet of parking lots. Host liquor liability insurance is available but not mandatory.
Park only in lots. Loitering in lots is prohibited. Vehicles left after closing will be towed at owner's expense.
Service roads may be used for unloading and loading only. Do not leave vehicles parked on service road. If you need use of the service road, place a request for the gate to be dropped at the time you reserve the shelter.