Winnebago County Forest Preserve District Shelter Reservations

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Monday, Feb. 5, the Winnebago County Forest Preserve District will begin taking reservations for use of its shelterhouses for the 2007 season. The fee to reserve is $25 for up to 150 people, and $30 for up to 300 people, and $350 for 300-500 people (because of 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 shelterhouses, 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 Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2007, issue

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