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Lake County Forest Preserves

1899 W Winchester Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048-5367
+1 847-367-6640
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The Lake County Forest Preserves have beautiful bike and hiki

The Lake County Forest Preserves have beautiful bike and hiking trails throughout the County. My... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kenneth G
Libertyville, Illinois
Love the Lake County Forest Preserves!!!

Love the Lake County Forest Preserves!!! We are so lucky to have so many beautiful, pristine, well... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Libertyville, Illinois
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1899 W Winchester Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048-5367
+1 847-367-6640
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Reviewed yesterday

The Lake County Forest Preserves have beautiful bike and hiking trails throughout the County. My favorite is the DesPlaines River Trail that runs from the Wisconsin Border into Cook County. Great places for picnicking and family outings.

Thank Kenneth G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Love the Lake County Forest Preserves!!! We are so lucky to have so many beautiful, pristine, well maintained facilities in Lake County. My favorite is Old School Forest Preserve; probably because it is less utilized than most as it doesn't have as much to offer....More

Thank camn21252
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The boom of cannons, the crack of rifles, the galloping of horse hooves welcomed us to the annual Civil War Days encampment. We wandered the camps to see soldiers, civilians and tradesmen at work. The union and confederate forces had a large scale battle on...More

Thank Edwin R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We visited Hastings Lake Forest Preserve twice within 3 days. The lake itself is pretty nice, and the path around it is well kept, with some very nice wooden decks over the wetlands. There are many places to sit and relax around the lake. The...More

Thank Eran G
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Each forest preserve has something that is great about it. Overall Lake County has lots of things happening at the preserves for all ages to learn and discover. Go to the website and see what you might like to do. It gets you outside and...More

Thank Elaine Y
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I Volunteer at the Discovery Museum in Waconda that is a Lake County Preserve. The Museum is now closed and is in the process of moving to Winchester Road. Will open approx 4th quarter of 2017. Also the collections and archives will be housed there...More

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Miles of terrific trails wind their way through mature trees, over bridges, and along fields and waterways. Whether you hike, bike, fish, kayak, or ride horseback - the Lake County Forest Preserve offers amazing natural encounters close to home.

Thank RTSchuetz
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We drive almost daily year round to walk through the various preserves with our two dogs and each one has its own unique traits but there is not a bad one among them. Some have more ticks than others if you are walking a dog...More

Thank MaxieandLucy
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The park system in Lake County is second to none. Between Independence Grove and Old School in Libertyville - you have two amazing places to walk, ride a bike, relax, ice skate — All seasons - 12 months of the year, there is something you...More

Thank Janice P
Reviewed 28 July 2016

So great to have beautiful wood and trails for biking, hiking or horseback riding so close. You can take a short walk or literally walk for miles. We are so fortunate to have the Lake County Forest Preserve!

Thank BeulahBehemoth
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