Reservable Picnic Areas
Permits and Fees
Purchase a picnic permit online. For other options, download an application with instructions, or call Visitor Services at (630) 933-7248 Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fees are per site per day. Click on the shelter or area name for photos; click on the forest preserve name for general information.
|G||Built-in charcoal grill|
(charcoal and lighter fluid not included)
You can't brings outside firewood but can request firewood when you get your permit
Grills and Canopies
You can rent canopies and grills at select locations, if available. Fees are per day. To rent one or to get a permit to setup your own canopy, call Visitor Services at (630) 933-7248 Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
20’ x 30’, 75-person capacity, includes setup/takedown
2’ x 5’, charcoal and lighter fluid not included, includes setup/takedown
Private Canopy (over 200 sq. ft.)