|State of Illinois
||Illinois Department of Natural Resources has geocaching rules, contact the local land manager. (More details
IDNR web site.
Maps and Historical Aerial Photos and more.
||The Forest Preserve District of Cook County does not have any official rules or regulations regarding
geocaching within their properties.
FPDCC web site.
||On the Forest Preserve District of Dupage County property caches must be pre-approved within
DuPage FPD land. They require that you use their maps to show where the cache will be placed and
that you meet with the sector manager to show them the geocache and where you wish to place it.
Dupage hosts a variety of geocaching related events. See their rules for more details.
East Sector - Cori Chambers email: email@example.com or phone: 630-580-7007
West Sector - Amanda Hagen email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 630-876-5938
General Contact - Dave Andrusyk email: email@example.com or phone (630) 850-8113
FPDDC web site.
MAPS (Refer to contacts above)
||For the Forest Preserve District of Kane County properties caches must be pre-approved within Kane
FPD land. They require using their maps to show where the cache will be placed and the cache
owner must visit the cache every 60 days and report on its condition. Kane only allows caches in a
limited number of parks. See their rules for further details.
Director - Mike Holan email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (630) 232-5980
FPDKC web site.
RULES (Refer to contact above)
MAPS (Refer to contact above)
||The Forest Preserve District of Lake County does not have any official rules or regulations regarding
geocaching on their lands.
LCFPD web site.
||In the McHenry County Conservation District properties geocaches and letterboxes must be pre-approved by the
district. They also require annual permit renewals at no charge. McHenry sponsors Geocaching events (Rallys),
they've even minted their own geocaching CITO event coin. See their rules and procedures for further details.
Contact their main office by email: email@example.com or by phone at 815-338-6223
MCCD web site.
Procedures, Rules and Trail Maps
||Within the Forest Preserve District of Will County properties caches must be preapproved within Will FPD land,
permits are year-to-year with a $2 permit fee. Visit their web site for additional information.
Call 815-727-8700 for more information
FPDWC web site.