Lake County Forest Preserves

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Lake County Forest Preserves
Formation 1958
Type Governmental organization
Purpose Preservation, restoration, education and recreation (of open space in Lake County, IL)
Headquarters Libertyville, IL
Region served Lake County, IL
Main organ Lake County Board

Lake County Forest Preserves (also called Lake County Forest Preserve District, or LCFPD) is a governmental organization that purchases land and oversees the use of public open space in Lake County, Illinois.[1] It is a member of Chicago Wilderness.[2]

The board of directors is also the board of Lake County. The directors are voted into office, and represent their respective districts in Lake County.


  • Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home, National Historic Landmark 4/23/2014
  • Almond Marsh
  • Bonner Heritage Farm
  • Brae Loch Golf Club
  • Buffalo Creek
  • Captain Daniel Wright Woods
  • Countryside Golf Club
  • Cuba Marsh
  • Curt Teich Postcard Archives
  • Des Plaines River Trail
  • Dog Sled Area
  • Duck Farm
  • Fort Hill Trail
  • Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve
  • Fourth Lake
  • Fox River Preserve & Marina
  • Gander Mountain
  • Grainger Woods
  • Grant Woods
  • Grassy Lake
  • Greenbelt Forest Preserve
  • Greenbelt Cultural Center
  • Half Day
  • Hastings Lake
  • Heron Creek
  • Independence Grove & Visitors Center
  • Lake Carina
  • Lake County Discovery Museum
  • Lake County History Archives
  • Lakewood
  • Lyons Woods
  • McDonald Woods
  • Middlefork Savanna
  • Millennium Trail
  • Nippersink
  • Oak Spring Road Canoe Launch (Wilmot Woods)
  • Old School
  • Prairie Wolf
  • Raven Glen
  • Rollins Savanna
  • Route 60 Canoe Launch
  • Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area & Welcome Center
  • Singing Hills
  • Sun Lake
  • ThunderHawk Golf Club
  • Van Patten Woods
  • Wadsworth Road Canoe Launch
  • Wetlands Research Project
  • Wright Woods


  1. ^ "About Lake County". Lake County. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Chicago Wilderness members". Chicago Wilderness. Retrieved 5 January 2014.