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Lake County is the home of two state parks: the Illinois Beach State Park in Zion located on Lake Michigan and the Chain O’Lakes State Park in Spring Grove. We have 170 lakes and rivers, plus nearly 30,000 acres of land to explore at the Lake County Forest Preserves. A local favorite hot spot for outdoor recreation is Independence Grove. Be sure to take advantage of all of the natural beauty Lake County has to offer!

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Adler Park Swimming Pool
If you are looking for a conveniently located, inexpensive, and fun filled outdoor swimming pool for you and your family, Adler Park is the place for ...Read More
Libertyville
Adler Park
Any season is a good time to come to Adler Park. When its warm enjoy the swimming pool, trails, playground, picnic area, frisbee golf, a flower garden...Read More
Libertyville
Almond Marsh Forest Preserve
The highlight of this site is the significant marsh and sedge meadow complex. Approximately 110 acres here enjoy added protection as a dedicated Illin...Read More
Grayslake
Antioch Aqua Center
Built in 2013, Antioch Aqua Center features a 20' foot water slide, vortex whirlpool, grand staircase, zero depth entry, play structure, 6 lane 25 met...Read More
Antioch
Antioch's Farmers Market
Thursdays, June 1-September 28; 3-7 p.m. Come enjoy the 2017 Antioch Farmers Market. There will be everything from fruits and vegetables to plants and...Read More
Antioch
Bangs Lake Beach & Marina
Bangs Lake is a natural glacial lake located in northeastern Lake County and is considered a popular destination for family recreation in the Chicagol...Read More
Wauconda
Barefoot Bay
Opened in 2006, Barefoot Bay is a New England-themed, six-acre family water retreat. The aquatic center offers amenities for swimmers of all ages. ...Read More
Mundelein
Barrington Aqualusion Pool
Barrington Aqualusion Pool provides the amenities you and your family need for a great summer-time experience. From a zero-depth pool, activity pool, ...Read More
Barrington
Barrington's Farmers Market
Thursdays, June 15-October 19; 2-7 p.m. The Barrington Farmers Market will offer a wide variety of vendors selling everything from fresh fruits, veget...Read More
Barrington
Belvidere Park Ice Rink
The Belvidere Park Outdoor Ice Rink offers programs for all ages during the months of January and February, weather permitting and ice rink condition...Read More
Waukegan
Bittersweet Golf Club
Challenging and scenic 18-hole golf course that offers the public a fantastic practice facility with lighted driving range and natural grass tees. PG...Read More
Gurnee
Blair Park in Lake Bluff
This park offers fun for all seasons. Summer time enjoy a swimming pool, playground, picnics, tennis courts and skate park. In the winter come out for...Read More
Lake Bluff
Blair Park Pool
The Lake Bluff Park District 's 50 meter Olympic size pool water is heated to provide enjoyable swimming, regardless of weather. The locker rooms have...Read More
Lake Bluff
Blarney Island
As a one of a kind location with fun and entertainment, Blarney Island is waiting for you a mile off-shore in Antioch, IL! Located on the Chain O’ Lak...Read More
Antioch
CouponBonnie Brook Golf Course
Bonnie Brook is one of the most popular public courses in Lake County, boasting a meticulously manicured 18-hole course with rolling, wooded terrain. ...Read More
Waukegan
Bonnie Brook Golf Course Banquet Facility
Enjoy a picturesque view from the banquet facilities that overlook the beautiful 18-hole golf course. Exquisite cuisine will be prepared to perfection...Read More
Waukegan
Bowen Park
Bowen Park has been transformed into a public park with the widest possible range of recreation facilities. The park houses the Waukegan History Museu...Read More
Waukegan
CouponBrae Loch Golf & Banquets
The golf course has 18-holes and it is a par-70 course. Brae Loch Banquets feature a bright space in a country setting overlooking the fairways at Read More
Grayslake
Buffalo Grove's Farmers Market
Sundays, June 18-October 8; 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Looking for farm-fresh produce and homemade food items? Come to Buffalo Grove's Farmers Market on Sunday...Read More
Buffalo Grove
Captain Daniel Wright Woods
This peaceful oasis among the bustling suburbs offers 4 miles of scenic trails: a short loop for hikers, bicyclists and skiers that circles a pond, an...Read More
Mettawa
Captain Don's Charter Fishing
Captain Don's guide service is a Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout fishing operation located in Waukegan Harbor Illinois. Captain Don is a full time Illi...Read More
Waukegan
Century Park
The Park's 113 acres, 54 of which are water, includes basketball and volleyball courts, fishing, ball fields, concessions, walking and bike paths, 2 p...Read More
Vernon Hills
Century Park Sled Hill
The sled hill is located on the north end of Century Park on Indianwood Drive. Sledding is permitted when snow is deep enough and a sign will be displ...Read More
Vernon Hills
Chain O' Lakes State Park Riding Stable
The Chain O' Lakes State Park Riding Stable invites you to "Come Ride With Us". Listen...You can hear the rhythm of your horse against the backdrop of...Read More
Spring Grove
Chain O'Lakes State Park
Located in the heart of Illinois' largest concentration of natural lakes, Chain O'Lakes State Park is a water oriented recreation area with outstandin...Read More
Spring Grove
Chicago Botanic Garden
The Chicago Botanic Garden, with its world-renowned plant collections and displays, is one of the country's most visited public gardens and a preemine...Read More
Glencoe
Chicago Botanic Garden's Farmers Market
Open July 15-16. Come out for a variety of vegetables, sauces, fruits, dips, meats and much more. Gather seasonal produce, flowers, herbs, and other ...Read More
Glencoe
City of Lake Forest's Open Air Farmers Market
Open Saturdays, June 17-October 7; 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. This year, the city is celebrating American Farmers. The Market commits to providing the best local...Read More
Lake Forest
Clubhouse at Heather Ridge
The HeatherRidge Clubhouse is a beautiful venue for just about any occasion. If you are planning a weddings, banquets or party we are the place. Heath...Read More
Gurnee
College of Lake County
Intercollegiate athletics and intramural recreation are an important part of student life at the College of Lake County. CLC teams compete in 12 inter...Read More
Grayslake
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