Winnebago County Forest Preserve District accepts shelter reservations

Monday, Feb. 6, the Winnebago County Forest Preserve District began taking reservations for use of its shelter houses for the 2006 season. The fee to reserve is $25 for up to 150 people, $30 for up to 300 people, and $350 for 300-500 people (due to the additional staff and amenities provided). Reservations for the District’s 27 shelters are being taken on a first-come, first-served basis at WCFPD headquarters at 5500 Northrock Drive. A reservation application may be requested by phone, e-mail or in person. For descriptions, panoramic photos and information about shelter houses, visit the Forest Preserve District Web site at For a complete list of shelter house locations, capacities and facilities, call 877-6100 or e-mail:

From the Feb. 15-21, 2006, issue

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