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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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Beautiful Winter: Things To Do in Lake County

Whether it’s ice hockey, snowshoeing or just enjoying the beautiful scenery, there are a lot of reasons to get outside this winter.  I recently went on a winter walk in Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve and I wasn’t the only one out there!  Lake County really knows how to enjoy a beautiful winter day… and there […]

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Beautiful Winter Photos

It’s amazing how quickly fall turns to winter in Lake County.  Although we’ll probably get a few more fall days before winter really sets in, our first snowfall transformed everything around us into a winter wonderland, and you can’t help but admit that it’s beautiful. Cold… but beautiful.  Here’s a collection of photos from the […]

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A Real Life Civil War Experience in Lake County

This weekend is the 23rd Annual Civil War Days Encampment at the Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda! Lakewood Forest Preserve, At the corner of Rte. 176 & Fairfield Rd., Wauconda Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Prices:  Adult:$10, Kids 4-17: $5 We all have our favorite Kid-Tivities, and outdoor adventures […]

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