Don’t rely on luck to catch fish! Learn basic skills to help make your family outings successful. You must wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth. All ages; under 18 with an adult. $5 per person ages 5 and up; under 5 free. To register by phone instead, call 630-933-7248.
Use the Butterfield Road entrance and follow the signs to Sand Pond. (Click the link in the upper right to open a map.) Meet at the shelter.
Dress for the weather and bring water, sunscreen and bug spray. We encourage you to bring your own fishing gear but will have a limited first-come, first-served supply. Bait is provided.
In accordance with Restore Illinois guidelines, visitors who are not fully vaccinated must • Wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth when inside forest preserve buildings. • Practice social distancing inside and outside when in the preserves. • Wear a mask outside anytime social distancing isn’t possible.
Fishing: Families #19680