white oak Shelter Rental

Forest Preserve District of Kane County shelters are available for rental on a first-come, first-served basis. Shelter rental requests may be submitted as early as January 2 of each calendar year and no later than 10 business days prior to an event. Larger events may require our Special Use Permit and Forest Preserve Commission approval, and should be
submitted 90 days prior to event.

For smaller shelters, reservation fees are $35 per day for in-county residents; $50 for out-of-county residents. Some of our more popular small shelters include those at:

  • Bliss Woods Forest Preserve
  • Burnidge Forest Preserve
  • Fabyan Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 - the bear cage)
  • Fabyan (Shelter #3 - down from the Windmill)
  • Fox River Shores Forest Preserve
  • Glenwood Park Forest Preserve
  • Gunnar Anderson Forest Preserve
  • Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve (Cabin #2)
  • LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 - trailhead)
  • Les Arends Forest Preserve (Shelter #1 - stone)
  • Oakhurst Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 - by the lake)
  • Rutland Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 - back of preserve)
  • Voyageurs Landing Forest Preserve

For larger shelters accommodating over 60 people, reservation fees are $50 per day for in-county residents; and $75 per day for out-of-county residents. Some of our more popular large shelters include those at:

  • Binnie Forest Preserve
  • Campton Forest Preserve
  • Elburn Forest Preserve
  • Fabyan Forest Preserve (Shelter #1 - off Route 31)
  • Fabyan Forest Preserve (Shelter #4 - across from the Windmill)
  • Hampshire Forest Preserve (Shelter #1 – west side entrance road)
  • Hampshire Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 – end of Allen Road)
  • Johnson’s Mound Forest Preserve (Cabin #2)
  • Johnson’s Mound Forest Preserve (Shelter)
  • Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve (Cabin #1)
  • LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve (Shelter #1 and fire bowl)
  • Les Arends Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 – wood)
  • Oakhurst Forest Preserve (Shelter #1)
  • Paul Wolff Campground (Shelter #1)
  • Rutland Forest Preserve (Shelter #1 – west side of entrance road)
  • Tyler Creek Forest Preserve (Shelter #1 – lower level)
  • Tyler Creek Forest Preserve (Shelter #2 – upper level of preserve)

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