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Board Approves Addition to Lakewood Forest Preserve

At their February 13 meeting, the Lake County Forest Preserve Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of roughly 8.2 acres in Fremont Township, known as the Grawe property...

 
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Register for Summer Camp Today!

Our camps are designed for summer fun and learning. Browse available camps. Enroll online.

 
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Visitor Services Volunteers Needed

Volunteer at the Dunn Museum! Greet visitors, collect admission fees, facilitate gift shop sales and introduce visitors to the exhibition galleries.

 
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Jan 05, 2018 07:04 AM

Register Today

Registration for school programs at the Dunn Museum is now open. Field trips are available beginning March 26. For more information or to book a field trip or in-school program, contact...

 
Middlefork Savanna Bridge

Middlefork Bridge and Trail Connection Now Open

The Middlefork Bridge and Trail Connection is now open. The new bridge connects 4.5 miles of trails at Middlefork Savanna Forest Preserve in Lake Forest to the Lake Forest Academy and Townline Community Park and provides trail users...

 
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Winter 2017 Horizons Magazine Available Online

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

 
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Bridge Connects Middlefork Savanna to Local Trails, Parks

At around 1:30 am on Saturday, September 9, we began installing a 221-foot steel pedestrian bridge over the Metra Railway to connect trails at Middlefork Savanna Forest Preserve...

 
 
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