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Forest Preserves of Winnebago County Shelter Reservations


Contact: Jamie B. Johannsen, Director of Marketing & Community Relations

Phone: (815) 877-6100

Date: January 20, 2015

For Immediate Release

Forest Preserves of Winnebago County Shelter Reservations

On Monday, February 2, 2015, the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County will begin taking reservations for use of its shelterhouses for the 2015 season. The fee to reserve is $50 for small shelterhouses, $75 for large shelterhouses without electricity, and $85 for large shelterhouses with electricity. Non-resident rates are $75, $100 and $115.

Reservations for the Forest Preserves’ 27 shelters will be taken on a first come-first served basis at FPWC headquarters at 5500 Northrock Drive. A reservation application may be requested by phone or in person. Emails will be taken at the end of the day. For descriptions, panoramic photos and information on shelterhouses visit the Forest Preserves web site at For a complete list of shelter house locations, capacities and facilities, call 815-877-6100 or e-mail: