Half-year passes to county dog parks on sale

7/16/2015, 11:27 a.m.
A pass costs $25 for one dog and allows access to the Will County Forest Preserve District's dog park facilities, ...
A Will County Forest Preserve District dog pass gives holders the freedom to use dog parks in Shorewood, Joliet, Homer Glen, Naperville and Wilmington.

Discounted half-year permits are being sold for Forest Preserve District of Will County dog parks.

The passes can be purchased at any of four visitor centers: Sugar Creek Administration Center in Joliet, Isle a la Cache Museum in Romeoville, Monee Reservoir Visitor Center in Monee or Plum Creek Nature Center in Beecher.

The half-year permits will be on sale through Oct. 31. Permits for 2016 go on sale Nov. 1.

Half-year permits range in price from $25 for one dog to $45 for three dogs for county residents; non-residents pay $50 to $90. Discounts are available for senior citizens.

The Forest Preserve District has five dog parks: Forked Creek in Wilmington, Hammel Woods in Shorewood, Messenger Marsh in Homer Glen, Rock Run in Joliet and Whalon Lake in Naperville.

For information on Forest Preserve District dog parks and permits, visit ReconnectWithNature.org.