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ALL PUBLIC BUILDINGS, RESTROOMS, PLAYGROUNDS AND DOG EXERCISE AREAS ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Preserves will remain open 6:30 am to sunset, but there will not be normal, regularly scheduled maintenance. Please pack it in, pack it out. Follow CDC guidelines for safe social distancing.

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Operations and Public Safety Facility



Address

19808 Grand Avenue
Lake Villa, IL 60046
Operations 847-968-3411. Rangers 847-968-3404

Hours

6:30 am–3 pm, weekdays. Closed for New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Maps

Facility Map

Amenities

Public Parking
Trails

Related Sites

Fourth Lake
General Offices
Millennium Trail and Greenway

Located at Fourth Lake Forest Preserve, our Operations and Public Safety Facility houses our preserve maintenance, construction operations, natural resources and public safety divisions. It also provides parking and trail access for the Millennium Trail.

Centrally located in Libertyville, our General Offices is where you'll find our administration, planning, natural resources, land acquisition, public affairs, education and registration divisions, as well as a public meeting room.

Public Services

Although many everyday transactions can be handled on our website, such as picnic shelter reservations, Dog Park, equestrian and other permits—if you'd like to handle these things in person, our customer service staff will be happy to help. You'll find them here and at our General Offices.

Staff Directory

Use the staff directory to contact our department directors and facility managers, or use this form to send us a general message.

Preserve Hours

Most forest preserves are open 6:30 am–sunset, daily. If a preserve gate is open before 6:30 am, the preserve is considered open for use. Special hours apply at the golf courses, Dog Parks, Ryerson Woods, Dunn Museum, Greenbelt Cultural Center, Independence Grove and the Fox River Marina.

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