VCCD COVID-19 Update


Saturday, March 21, 2020 Update: The Vermilion County Conservation District properties of Kennekuk, Forest Glen, Lake Vermilion, and Heron County Park will remain OPEN to the public if the following guidelines are followed: Maintain CDC guidelines for social distancing, carry out all trash, and do not vandalize or damage park property. All buildings remain closed to the public. Closed buildings include Visitor Centers, Education Centers, Maintenance Buildings, Ranger Station, and inside and outside Restroom Facilities at all four parks. All Conservation District parks will close promptly at 8 pm. The campgrounds at Forest Glen are closed until further notice. No shelter or building reservations will be scheduled at this time. Any further updates or changes will be announced through our Facebook page. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

We are operating with reduced staff, emails and phone calls will be returned as soon as possible.
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As of Monday, March 16, 2020, the Vermilion County Conservation District properties of Kennekuk, Forest Glen, Lake Vermilion, and Heron County Park are open to the public, but all buildings will be closed to the public. Closed buildings include Visitor Centers, Education Centers, Maintenance Buildings, Ranger Station, and inside and outside Restroom Facilities at all four parks. All Conservation District parks will close promptly at 8 pm. The campgrounds at Forest Glen are closed until further notice. No shelter or building reservations will be scheduled at this time. Any further updates or changes will be announced through our Facebook page. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. People may call Forest Glen at 217-662-2142 or Kennekuk at 217-442-1691 if they have questions.