16400 W. Buckley Road Libertyville, Ill. 60048 (847) 968-3499 www.independencegrove.orgHours: 6:30 a.m.-sunset daily. Visit website for marina and swim beach hours. Admission: Free. Parking $10 Friday-Sunday and holidays; $5 Monday-Thursday. Residents free.
This 1,100-acre forest preserve offers a wide range of outdoor
recreation and education opportunities centered on a 115-acre lake
reclaimed from a gravel quarry. Featuring miles of trails, boat and
bicycle rental, a swimming beach and the Children's Grove
handicap-adaptable play area.