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On Monday, June 1, the Operations Committee approved the gradual reopening of five Dog Exercise Areas operated by the Lake County Forest Preserves starting next week with restrictions in place to comply with COVID-19 concerns.
Jun 01, 2020 02:07 PM
Though most forest preserves and trails remain open, several facilities are closed and all in-person education programs, volunteer projects, and special events have been canceled or modified in response to ongoing COVID-19 concerns.
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Got a burning question about Lake County history or nature? Our professional educators have the answer. Email your questions to AskAnEducator@LCFPD.org.
An array of virtual nature and history programs, summer camps, school field trips, and digital resources are available.
Safeguard against auto burglary. When property is left unlocked or in plain view, it invites trouble.
Three golf courses operated by the Forest Preserves will open gradually over the next three weeks in compliance with the state's stay-at-home order extension.
Help support the Dunn Museum! The Museum is currently closed, but we are accepting online orders of our popular Dryptosaurus t-shirt, available while supplies last.
Each of us is living through a significant moment in history. The Dunn Museum is documenting the impact of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Apr 23, 2020 03:14 PM
With four weeks of the state's stay-at-home order under our belts, Lake County Forest Preserves Ranger Police continue to closely monitor preserves and trails to ensure safety rules, social distancing and other public health guidelines are being foll
Apr 14, 2020 11:19 AM
We are urging trail users to follow minimum impact practices when visiting forest preserves. “It's essential that whatever you bring into the preserve, you take back out with you,” said Executive Director Ty Kovach. “Pack it in, pack it out, and leav
Apr 07, 2020 03:09 PM
We are urging people to follow social distancing rules when approaching others on trails from behind or from the opposite direction to prevent the spread of COVID-19. “It is essential that family groups of two or more break into a single file line an
With the weather predicted to improve this weekend and in weeks ahead, Forest Preserve staff will be even more closely monitoring trails and preserves to make sure social distancing is taking place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. “Rangers will be
Apr 03, 2020 07:24 AM
As the Lake County Forest Preserves continues to follow social distancing requirements and the state's stay-at-home order, committee meetings will be held remotely by video and audio conferencing.
We intend to keep most of the preserves and trails open during the state’s stay-at-home order, but that could change quickly if visitors don’t abide by safe social distancing rules by maintaining a 6-foot separation between people or family groups.
Season passes to the swimming beach at Independence Grove in Libertyville have been discontinued, and the Family Fun Friday events have been canceled.
Before heading out, check the current status of trail underpasses. Also find construction alerts, preserve improvement projects and controlled burn sites.
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