Forest Preserve District of Kane County shelters are available for rental on a first-come, first-served basis. Kane County residents may submit shelter rental requests as early as January 2 of each calendar year. Nonresidents may submit shelter rental requests as early as February 1 of each calendar year. Shelters must be reserved no later than 10 business days prior to an event. Larger events may require our Special Use Permit and Forest Preserve Commission approval, and should be submitted 90 days prior to event.
Please note that all rentals/reservations are subject to participation limits for Kane County, as defined in the State's Restore Illinois program. You may be required to reduce participation numbers or possibly cancel an event, based on what Tier or Phase Kane County is in. Links to the full Restore Illinois plan may be found here.
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:
For larger shelters accommodating over 51 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:
For more information, please email us or call 630-232-1242.