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Lake County Forest Preserve Reopens after $1.9 Million Makeover

Fort Sheridan debuts new accessible trails, educational exhibits, and trailhead amenities.

Lake County’s Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve reopened to the public July 4 after a $1.9 million makeover. Visitors can now enjoy new handicapped-accessible trails, Lake Michigan Bird Flyway educational exhibits, and improved parking lots and toilets along with the preserve’s existing lakeshore hikes.