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Shelterhouse Reservations Begin February 1, 2021

On Monday, February 1, 2021, the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County will begin taking reservations for use of its shelterhouses for the 2021 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’ 23 shelters will be taken on a first come-first served basis online at and at FPWC headquarters at 5500 Northrock Drive on February 1, 2021 starting at 8:00am. Must pay in full to reserve and confirm your date. Applications may be requested by phone or e-mail but, we cannot guarantee that the date will still be available when we receive the application and payment back.

For descriptions, panoramic photos and information on shelterhouses CLICK HERE.