2021 Picnic and Event Permits Available November 16
Online and telephone permit sales start at 8am on Monday, November 16, 2020. On that day, permits will only be available for purchase online or by telephone at 800-870-3666.
In-person 2021 permit sales are by appointment only and start Wednesday, November 18 at the Forest Preserves General Headquarters.

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Welcome to the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Nearly 69,000 acres of open space in Cook County where millions of visitors each year bike, hike, picnic, fish, canoe, or simply relax and enjoy nature. Sign In Or Create an Account
Stable & League Fees Stable owners, you can now order rider license books online. Athletic field users, secure your place in line by purchasing your 2020 League Application Fee(s).
Camping, Picnics & Special Events Find a beautiful natural setting to host your camping trip, picnic or special event.
Dog, Equestrian and Conservation Memberships Get the documentation you need to access our equestrian trails, off-leash dog areas and snowmobile areas.Enroll in Conservation at Home membership to earn your certification.