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Independence Grove Forest Preserve Libertyville
#1 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Great park for kids, Clean Beach, Great Party Venue, Awesome bike/walking path -- I use Independence Grove for a portrait location for my photography business.
A great place to walk, bike, visit the beach, playground, canoe, picnic, etc. Good, convenient facilities and a nice nature museum.
Lake County Forest Preserves Libertyville
#2 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
There are multiple slides and other fun activities for even very small children just learning to walk, and even big kids really enjoy the park, so it gets very busy on the playground.
Amazing Nature Encounters Right in Your Backyard!
Rosewood Beach Highland Park
#3 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
A local North Shore Chicago gem: it's a fantastic, clean beach with lovely swimming and nature areas, decent bathrooms/showers, amenities, and a beautiful boardwalk.
Rosewood Beach has been fully reconstructed and even reimagined as a true social and cultural gathering place for Highland Park and the extended North Shore with amenities for all in a clean, safe and very comfort...
Volo Bog State Natural Area Ingleside
#4 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
The park and trails are well maintained.It is a very enjoyable place to visit for a nice easy day hike.
A Great Place to Enjoy Nature
Illinois Beach State Park Zion
#5 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
And I found a parking by the nature center from where there is a short hike (0.2 mile) to the beach which was awesome!
My family and I took Grandpa to Illinois Beach State Park for lunch at the lodge and a walk thru the woods out to the beach for his 80th birthday.
Wildlife Discovery Center Lake Forest
#6 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Also enjoy a hike and nature observation on the adjacent Middlefork Trail or visit the Elawa Farm where you can enjoy a picnic in the pavilion.
The last time we visited we spent a lot of time at the park.
Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve Lake Forest
#7 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
However the beautiful open space, paths, wildflowers, oak groves are all there for our pleasure, dog walking on leads, and nature loving.
All seasons provide nature areas which can be enjoyed alone or with family and friends.
Waukegan Municipal Beach Waukegan
#8 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area Riverwoods
#9 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Moraine Park Highland Park
#10 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Reading a book on a lazy summer day, playing fetch with your dog or having a romantic rendezvous, this park and beach is my refuge.
Beauty in Highland park
Skokie Valley Bike Trail Highland Park
#11 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
The path is paved, only has grade crossings at Clavey Road, Old Deerfield Road, Park Ave West, Old Elm Road (Everett), and Westleigh, The path is perfect for families, no vehicle traffic, but please make sure your...
Bowen Park Waukegan
#12 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
There is a baseball field, jungle gyms, a skate park, hiking-jogging trails, and plenty of parking.
It is like 3 parks in 1. Ball fields and sport complex in one end, hiking area in another and playgrounds and picnic areas in another area.
Paulus Park Lake Zurich
#13 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
It is a village park that juts into Lake Zurich & offers water access, a beach & a children's playground.
It's especially nice for tots, with a fenced off splash park.
Independence Grove Dog Park Libertyville
#14 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Great fully fenced in area with a lake with a gravel trail around it and then other dirt trails throughout the park.
For a spontaneous visit to this dog park, you can purchase a daily permit online or at the self-pay station in the parking lot.
Prairie Wolf Slough Highland Park
#15 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Perfect place for a walk in nature.
Lyons Woods Forest Preserve Waukegan
#16 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
North Point Marina Winthrop Harbor
#17 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Danny Cuniff Park Highland Park
#18 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Everts Park Highwood
#19 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Van Patten Woods Forest Preserve Wadsworth
#20 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Lake Carina Grayslake
#21 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Betty Russell Community Park Gurnee
#22 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Debbie Gottlieb Beitler Dog Park Highland Park
#23 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Ben Watts Marina Fox Lake
#24 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
Openlands Lakeshore Preserve Highland Park
#25 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County
WeOrbit Highland Park
#26 of 26 Nature & Parks in Lake County