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Litzenberg Memorial Woods and McKinnis House

Litzenberg Memorial Woods is made up of rolling countryside, wooded ravines, and a grand expanse of wetlands and prairie.  Litzenberg is home to an Activity Barn, Playground, several bridle and nature trails, restrooms, and picnic spots.

The McKinnis House is also located at Litzenberg. The 1847 McKinnis House, 19th century garden, and nearby structures make up the homestead area. Living history programs are conducted throughout the year, with costumed interpreters portraying McKinnis family members and neighbors.

The Heritage Trail Center is also located at Litzenberg, and is the official trail head.  Learn more about the Heritage Trail here.

Event Space Available
Outdoor Shelter: 36 people
Activity Barn: 100 people
Learn more about facility rental from Hancock Park District, including shelter houses, here.

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