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Wonderful path for a hike

Enjoyed another delightful hike on the paths of the forest preserve. They are very well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Helen S
via mobile
Independence Grove

This is the one stop place to really have fun! Bike Paths, boating, fishing, general fun on the... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Dan C
Libertyville, Illinois
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1899 W Winchester Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048-5367
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed another delightful hike on the paths of the forest preserve. They are very well maintained. You can hike for different distances but it is always well maintained and beautiful. We enjoyed the wildlife. We felt very safe on the path.

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This is the one stop place to really have fun! Bike Paths, boating, fishing, general fun on the Beach!

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Arrived here on a late Sunday and walked by the river passing,the farm,brand new tourist center where staff lady was very helpful, cabins and informative stands along the way.This forest is beautifully preserved!! One can receive free monthly magazine or events calendar in the email!...More

Thank boemiana
Reviewed 22 January 2018

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.

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Reviewed 10 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
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