Cross-country skiing is now open along any Lake County Forest Preserve hiking trail, except at Ryerson Conservation Area in Riverwoods, where a 4-inch snow base is required to protect sensitive habitat at that dedicated Illinois Nature Preserve site.
Check out these forest preserve locations to learn more:
- Praire Wolf near Lake Forest and Deerfield.
- Fort Sheridan near Highland Park.
- Middlefork Savanna near Lake Forest.
For current winter sports conditions, call the LCFPD hotline at (847) 968-3235.
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