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Oct 11, 2019 04:00 PM

2020 Budget Approved

Forest Board approved 2020 fiscal year budget.

Sep 30, 2019 07:00 PM

Free Senior Museum Admission

Senior admission to the Dunn Museum in Libertyville is FREE for the entire month of OCTOBER.

Sep 28, 2019 10:00 AM

Day of the Dead Exhibition

A Celebration of Souls: Day of the Dead in Southern Mexico exhibition is on display through Jan 5, 2020, at the Dunn Museum.

Sep 09, 2019 05:23 PM

Bird and Butterfly Migration

Autumn is a great time to see birds in Lake County as they pass through on their way south for the winter.

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Fall Horizons Magazine

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

Ryerson Hike Lake County

Hike Lake County

Explore designated trails in scenic preserves.

Lake County Forest Preserves
Jun 24, 2019 09:11 AM

We Maintain Decision Based on Safety Concerns

The Sheriff’s Office finding does not change our conclusion that the second cancellation was a prudent safety decision.

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