Lake County, Illinois, CVB - Official Travel Site - Independence Grove Forest Preserve

Independence Grove Forest Preserve

16400 W. Buckley Road , Libertyville, IL 60048

Phone: 847.968.3499 | Fax: 847.918.9017

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This scenic 1,135-acre preserve offers a wide range of outdoor recreation and education opportunities centered around a 115-acre lake reclaimed from a gravel quarry. Visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing and boating, a Marina with boat and bike rentals, a native garden and nearly seven miles of trails. The spacious Visitors Center features exhibits and a café. It can be rented for weddings and other private functions.

The Chicago Skyliners Big Band Concert on the Plaza at Independence Grove
06/29/21
The Chicago Skyliners Big Band was formed in 1988 for the purpose of prolon...

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The North 41 Concert on the Plaza at Independence Grove
07/06/21
Back by popular demand and one of Chicago’s hottest up-and-coming ban...

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Mason Rivers Concert on the Plaza at Independence Grove
07/13/21
A high-energy country band that covers the best of today’s country mu...

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Kaleidoscope Eyes Concert on the Plaza at Independence Grove
07/20/21
Kaleidoscope Eyes pays homage to the band that’s the official soundtr...

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Rico!  Santana Tribute Band Concert on the Plaza at Independence Grove
07/27/21
Always a favorite at Independence Grove concerts, Rico’s hypnotic ble...

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