There Are Endless Options For Outdoor Fun At This Illinois Forest Preserve
By Melissa Mahoney|Published March 03, 2021
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Covering the expanse of 1,151 acres, Independence Grove Forest Preserve offers visitors innumerable opportunities for some outdoor adventure and fun. What was once property belonging to a gravel quarry has been reclaimed and transformed into a recreational hub in Lake County. This park may hit its busiest peak in the summer, but there is plenty to do here all year long! Let’s have a look.
What activities would you like to do at this gorgeous preserve? For more information, visit the Independence Grove webpage on the Lake County Forest Preserve website.
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