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Multiple Preserves and Trails Closed Due to Icy Conditions

Hammel Woods - Crumby Recreation Area, Braidwood Dunes, Raccoon Grove, Keepataw Preserve, and the equestrian lot at Goodenow Grove will reopen when it is safe to do so.

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Visitor Centers Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, all Forest Preserve visitor centers will be closed on Monday, January 20. 

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