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Public Information Meeting: Millennium Trail

Learn about a preliminary engineering study for the construction of a pedestrian tunnel under U.S. Route 45 to safely connect Raven Glen in Antioch to neighboring Ethel’s Woods via the Millennium Trail.

 
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Reserve a Picnic Shelter

Reservations for 2019 picnic shelter rentals begin Monday, October 15. Purchase permits online starting at 12:01 am; by phone or in person starting at 8 am.

 
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Take an Evening Hike on Solar-Lit Trails

Get some evening exercise this winter along designated solar-lit trails at Old School and Lakewood, open until 9 pm, daily November 4, 2018 through March 10, 2019.

 
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Fall 2018 Horizons Magazine Available Online

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

 
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We're Recruiting Docent Volunteers

Apply to be a docent and share your interest in history and social science with visitors through guided tours and educational programs for school groups, community groups and the general public.

 
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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 greater access to the site’s natural beauty and rich military history. Following more than a year of construction, visitors will once again be

 
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18-Month 2018-2019 Transitional Budget Approved

In order to continue moving toward the 100-Year Vision and Strategic Plan to preserve and sustain Lake County’s natural landscape, and extend community outreach and education...

 
 
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