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I have walked and ridden my bikeed on every trail that the forest preserve manages. This year many of the trails have suffered because of the continued rain. I am looking forward to being back on the trails soon.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.