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15 Festive Fall Photo Ops in Lake County, IL

Trees bright and green turn yellow-brown. Autumn caught ’em, see all them leaves must fall down,” – Andre 3000 of Outkast. Start making your appointments with nature with these 15 festive fall photo ops in Lake County. When the leaves change yellow and orange, it is the viewing party of a lifetime traveling on the […]

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Des Plaines River Trail Challenge

The Des Plaines River Trail Challenge is your route to witness and journey through the season changes. See Lake County in all of its glory and splendor as you travel through its natural habitats. Lake County has as much as 30,000 acres of forest preserves with vibrant colors and sweet fragant blooms. That said, here […]

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Guide to Lake County Forest Preserves

Don’t worry. If you’ve seen The Revenant, there are no bears around in Lake County. No matter the season, we enjoy the fruits of what Mother Nature gave us in Lake County: The tall trees, the winding trails, the serene rivers and lakes, the critters (including the beavers!) and the picturesque plant life. Lake County […]

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