GET OUT AND PLAY

EXPERIENCE THE LARGEST ADVENTURE PARK IN THE U.S.!

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Discover endless adventures just 22 miles southwest of Chicago!

Zipline over quarry lakes, climb the country's largest high ropes challenge courses, play laser tag, or casually explore miles of flat hiking, running, and biking trails with friends and family at The Forge.

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Parking & Admission are always FREE!

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Ultimate adventure, ultimate value!

Spend the day with your friends and family at The Forge this winter and experience a FULL DAY of adventure!

ACTIVITIES SPOTLIGHT
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Guided Climbing Adventure

Climb and zipline through beginner, intermediate, and advanced aerial ropes challenge elements! This guided experience will take you and your adventure buddies on the winter adventure of a lifetime! Reservations required.

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Kids Adventure Zone

The Kids Adventure Zone is where kids aged 3 to 13 can play on more than 30 fun ropes course elements and mini-ziplines!

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Ice Skating

It wouldn't be the winter season without this classic activity! Lace-up your skates (or use a pair of ours) and glide across The Forge's ice skating rink. 

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Globe Dining

Join us for an unforgettable dining experience under the stars in one of our cozy, climate-controlled globes or heated tables.

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Laser Tag

Experience realistic haptic responses while playing 30 game variants using military-grade replica weapons in small teams or large groups.

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Adventure Games

We offer digital escape rooms and scavenger games for kids, teams and large groups. Can you save the world? 

DISABILITY ACCESSIBLE

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Special Events

Experience live music programming, outdoor festivals, seasonal events, and more all year long.

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The Forge Trail Series

Race to adventure with The Forge Race Series including 5Ks, 10Ks, fun runs, and triathlons!

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FAT TIRE RACE & TOUR

In partnership with the Bike Hub, The Forge Fat Tire Bike Race & Tour is the first Fat Tire race in the Chicagoland area. The race will take place on the gravel and MTB trails throughout The Forge and adjoining Heritage Quarries Recreation Area and I&M Canal trails. 

OPERATING HOURS

* Operating hours change seasonally. Park gates open daily from dawn to dusk.

Climb & Zipline Hours

 

Closed Monday - Friday
 

Open Saturday & Sunday for Guided Climbing Adventure. Click here to learn more.

 

*Reservations recommended!

Other Activity Hours

Closed Monday - Thursday

Friday - 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday - 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

Sunday - 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

*Reservations recommended!

The Foundry

Closed Monday - Thursday

 

Friday - 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday - 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Forgefire Globe Dining

Book yours today!

Friday - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sunday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

*Reservations required!

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The Forge Forecast

We are open rain or shine!

Check The Forge Forecast for up-to-date weather information. 

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FAQ Resources

Looking for more information? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions

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We are COVID safe!

Learn more HERE

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Adventure comes in endless forms at The Forge: Lemont Quarries

From ropes courses, ziplines, and climbing walls, to mountain biking, hiking trails, and adventurous dining options, The Forge: Lemont Quarries has something to Exhilarate, Educate, and Entertain adventurers of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities.