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New Dog Park
Sep 11, 2019 05:20 PM

New Dog Park Opens

The new Waukegan Savanna Dog Park opens Friday, September 13. The entrance is on York House Road, just east of Delany Road in Waukegan.

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.

Sep 09, 2019 08:00 AM

Open House | Lakewood Forest Preserve Master Plan Concepts

Join us for an Open House to learn about the Lakewood Master Plan, 5–7 pm, Monday, Sep 23, at the Fremont Township Administration Center in Mundelein.

Grass Trail
Sep 03, 2019 09:00 AM

Fort Sheridan Grass Trail is Open

Ideal for birdwatching, the new 1.7-mile Birding Trail Loop can be accessed from both parking lots and has connections to the other trails.

Montreal Canoe

7 Things To Do in September

With fall approaching, the Lake County Forest Preserves has a variety of activities planned. Here are a few options for September.

Fort Sheridan

Fall 2019 Horizons Magazine

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

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Hike Lake County

Explore designated trails in scenic preserves.

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