white oak Shelter Rental

Forest Preserve District shelters are available for rental, beginning Jan. 2 of each year, on a first-come, first-served basis. Call (630) 232-1242 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

For smaller shelters, reservation fees are $35 per day for in-county residents; $50 for out-of-county residents. Some of our more popular small shelters include those at:

  • Bliss Woods Forest Preserve
  • Burnidge Forest Preserve
  • Fabyan Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 - the bear cage)
  • Fabyan (Shelter #3 - down from the Windmill)
  • Fox River Shores Forest Preserve
  • Glenwood Park Forest Preserve
  • Gunnar Anderson Forest Preserve
  • Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve (Cabin #2)
  • LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 - trailhead)
  • Les Arends Forest Preserve (Shelter #1 - stone)
  • Oakhurst Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 - by the lake)
  • Rutland Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 - back of preserve)
  • Voyageurs Landing Forest Preserve

For larger shelters accommodating over 60 people, reservation fees are $50 per day for in-county residents; and $75 per day for out-of-county residents. Some of our more popular large shelters include those at:

  • Binnie Forest Preserve
  • Campton Forest Preserve
  • Elburn Forest Preserve
  • Fabyan Forest Preserve (Shelter #1 - off Route 31)
  • Fabyan Forest Preserve (Shelter #4 - across from the Windmill)
  • Hampshire Forest Preserve (Shelter #1 – west side entrance road)
  • Hampshire Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 – end of Allen Road)
  • Johnson’s Mound Forest Preserve (Cabin #2)
  • Johnson’s Mound Forest Preserve (Shelter)
  • Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve (Cabin #1)
  • LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve (Shelter #1 and fire bowl)
  • Les Arends Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 – wood)
  • Oakhurst Forest Preserve (Shelter #1)
  • Paul Wolff Campground (Shelter #1)
  • Rutland Forest Preserve (Shelter #1 – west side of entrance road)
  • Tyler Creek Forest Preserve (Shelter #1 – lower level)
  • Tyler Creek Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 – upper level of preserve)

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