We invite you to pack the cooler and enjoy a meal in the park, but please be aware of the following:
Looking to add another dimension to your next group or family outing? Check out one of our Recreation Packs and enjoy a variety of sports equipment and games! We have two Packs available - one geared for families/large groups with mixed ages (family pack) and one geared for preK-5th grade day camps and youth groups (youth group pack).
The Family Pack includes: A football, a soccer ball, 2 Frisbees, a horseshoe set, two baseball bats, a baseball tee, bases and baseballs, 6 potato sacks, 4 ‘scoop and toss’ cups and balls, and 6 orange cones. Activity ideas and instructions are included.
Advance reservations are not accepted for our family pack. The family pack is available on a first come, first serve basis.
The Youth Group Pack includes: A football, a soccer ball, 2 Frisbees, a parachute, 6 potato sacks, ostrich egg relay race equipment, Bucket Blast game equipment and 6 orange cones. Activity ideas and instructions are included.
The youth group pack must be reserved at least one week in advance. A reservation confirmation will be sent. Click here for the backpack request form.
Recreation Packs can be picked up out at our Visitors Center Information Desk. For either Pack, a valid driver’s license is required as a deposit at check-out time and a usage agreement must be signed. The Family Recreation Pack must be returned in its original condition before park close (sunset).
The Youth Group Pack must be returned in its original condition after the three hour ‘rental’ period. Packs loaned out after 2:00 pm may only have 1-2 hours of usage depending on when the Pack was checked out. (The Pack must be returned by 5:00 pm).
Feb: Fri-Sun, 9am to Sunset*Mar-Apr: 9am to Sunset*May-Oct: 7am to Sunset*Nov-Dec: 9am to Sunset*
*The in-bound park gate closes one hour prior to sunset.
1S151 Winfield RoadWheaton, IL 60189630.668.5161
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