Model Boating

POLICY OF MODEL BOAT USE WITHIN THE FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF COOK COUNTY

 

There are five locations for model boating located throughout the District. Designated areas are available for any and all individuals and/or organizations on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Organizations may request permission to have model boat events with participants and/or spectators of 25 or more people, by submitting a Special Activity Application to our Permits and Recreational Activities Administration.

 

Potawatomi Pond Dundee Road, 1/2 mile east of Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling
Beverly Lake
Northwest Division
(847) 437-8330
Two miles west of Sutton Road (Rt. 59), Hoffman Estates
Midlothian Reservoir
Tinley Creek Division
(708) 385-7650
North of 167th Street, 1/2 mile west of Cicero, Oak Forest
NOTE: Model boats are permitted on the north side of the east lake only.
Ida Lake
Salt Creek Division
(708) 447-0090
1/2 mile south of Joliet Road and four miles north of Interstate 55 on the west side of Mannheim Road (Rt. 45), Hodgkins

 

Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County