The Lost Valley Visitor Center opened to the public in August 2010. This 28,450 square foot facility hosts a number of environmental education programs, workshops, camps and special events. An exhibit room, drop-in library and research library (available by appointment) is open daily. The facility is also a regional center for the study of natural resources, housing under one roof the District’s Land Preservation and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Education Staff, the Research Field Station, the District’s ecological data bases, resource library and map room, Restoration Internship Program and the People and Nature Certificate Program. In addition, the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission and the McHenry County Conservation Foundation have offices in the building.
Map and Directions
Note: Some map locations are approximate. Please call the venue at 815-678-4532 for exact directions.Get directions from: