Lake of the Woods Rentals

Lake of the Woods Pavilion

Check Lake of the Woods Pavilion's availability here. This venue holds 200.

Fees 2024 2025
4-9 Hours: Hourly rate $55/hr $60/hr
4-9 Hours: Holiday rate $80/hr $90/hr
10-15 Hours: Flat rate $550 $600
10-15 Hours: Holiday flat rate $800 $900
Outside Outlets $50 $50

Elks Lake Pavilion

Check Elks Lake Pavilion's availability here. This venue holds 200.

Fees 2024 2025
4-9 Hours: Hourly rate $60/hr $75/hr
4-9 Hours: Holiday rate $90/hr $115/hr
10-15 Hours: Flat rate $600 $750
10-15 Hours: Holiday flat rate $900 $1125
Outside Outlets $50 $50

Izaak Walton Cabin

Check Izaak Walton Cabin's availability here. This venue holds 32.

Fees 2024 2025
4-9 Hours: Hourly rate $40/hr $45/hr
4-9 Hours: Holiday rate $60/hr $70/hr
10-15 Hours: Flat rate $400 $450
10-15 Hours: Holiday flat rate $600 $700

Riverview Retreat Center

Check Riverview Retreat Center's availability here. This venue seats 36; 50 using screened-in porch. This is a seasonal venue (available May-Mid October).

Fees 2024  2025
4-9 Hours: Hourly rate $40/hr $45/hr
4-9 Hours: Holiday rate $60/hr $70/hr
10-15 Hours: Flat rate $400 $450
10-15 Hours: Holiday flat rate $600 $700

Sycamore Hollow Shelter

Check Sycamore Hollow Shelter's availability here. This venue seats 60. This is a Seasonal venue (available May-Mid October).

Fees 2024 2025
4-9 Hours: Hourly rate $30/hr $30/hr
4-9 Hours: Holiday rate $45/hr $45/hr
10-15 Hours: Flat rate $300 $300
10-15 Hours: Holiday flat rate $450 $450

Lakeview Shelter

Check Lakeview Shelter's availability here. This venue seats 60. This is a Seasonal Venue (May-Mid-October).


Fees 2024  2025
2-9 Hours: Hourly rate $30/hr $30/hr
2-9 Hours: Holiday rate $45/hr $45/hr
10-15 Hours: Flat rate $300 $300
10-15 Hours: Holiday flat rate $450 $450

Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden

Check Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden's availability here. 2-hr time slot. 

Fees 2024 2025
Wedding Ceremony 50 ppl or less
Wedding Ceremony 51 ppl or more

$745
$1200

$780
$1300

Elks Lake Pavilion Rain Backup 
Lake of the Woods Pavilion Rain Backup 
$180
$150
$200
$175
Elks Lake Pavilion Reception 
Lake of the Woods Pavilion Reception 
$500
$450
$650
$500

Rotary Hill Shelter

Check Rotary Hill Shelter's availability here. This venue seats 116. This is a Seasonal venue (May-Mid October).

Fees 2024  2025
4-9 Hours: Hourly Rate $40/hr $45/hr
4-9 Hours: Holiday Rate $60/hr $70/hr
10-15 Hours: Flat Rate $400 $450
10-15 Hours: Holiday Rate $600 $700
Golf Outing (Flat Rate) $100 $105

White Oak Grove Shelter

Check White Oak Shelter's availability here. This venue seats 24. This is a Seasonal Venue (May-Mid-October).

Fees 2024 2025
2-9 Hours: Hourly rate $30/hr $30/hr
2-9 Hours: Holiday rate $45/hr $45/hr
10-15 Hours: Flat rate $300 $300
10-15 Hours: Holiday flat rate $450 $450

Rules

Renters are expected to follow the facility rental rules and will be charged accordingly for any violations.

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Rental FAQs

How Do I Reserve a Facility?

Reservations may be made online or at our Headquarters office.

How Far In Advance May I Make a Reservation?

The earliest a reservation may be made is one year in advance of the event date. Online reservations open up at 12am (Midnight) and will receive 1st priority; walk-ins 2nd; & phone/email 3rd.

Can I look at the facility?

Facilities may be seen on weekdays between 8:30am-4pm when not in use. Availability can be checked online. Appointments are required for Homer Lake and Middle Fork River by calling the Site Superintendent’s Office. For Lake of the Woods facilities call to check viewing availability or stop by HQ.

How Do I Pay For My Reservation?

Online at the time the reservation is being made or you are welcome to stop by HQ and pay in person.  

What Type of Payment is Accepted?

Cash (exact amount), Check (payable to CCFPD), money order, all major credit cards.

What Is Your Cancellation Policy?

When notice of cancellation is received 30 days or more prior to the event date ½ of the rental fee will be refunded. If notice is given less than 30 days no refund will be available.

Arrival/Departure Times

Earliest arrival is 8am, latest departure is 11pm. You may not arrive any earlier than the start time and are expected to be cleaned up and ready to leave by the end time specified on your paperwork. Be sure to include set up/clean up in your time frame.

Can I Revise My Reservation?

Yes. Changes may be made and must be received by HQ (217-586-3360) at least 3 days before your weekday event and by Wednesday for weekend events.

Is Alcohol Permitted at the Facility?

Yes. Renters must provide a Certificate of Insurance showing proof of Host Liquor Liability coverage in the amount of $1 million naming CCFPD as an additional insured party. This insurance may be obtained at: www.theeventhelper.com/partner/pdrma

Special Use Permit

There are some uses of the Forest Preserves property that, because of their nature, are allowed only with a special use permit. If you are planning an event in one of the preserves please check with HQ to see if a permit is required. Special Use Permits require a $100 non-refundable fee. 

Special Use Permit.  For approval consideration, submit completed permit at least 10 days in advance of event date.

Lake of the Woods Pavilion: Inside

Lake of the Woods Pavilion: Inside

Lake of the Woods Pavilion: Front

Lake of the Woods Pavilion: Front

Elks Lake Pavilion: Front

Elks Lake Pavilion: Front

Elk Lake Pavilion: Inside Fireplace

Elk Lake Pavilion: Inside Fireplace

Elks Lake Pavilion: Inside

Elks Lake Pavilion: Inside

Izaak Walton Cabin: Front

Izaak Walton Cabin: Front

Izaak Walton Cabin: Inside

Izaak Walton Cabin: Inside

Riverview Retreat Center: Outside

Riverview Retreat Center: Outside

Riverview Retreat Center: Porch

Riverview Retreat Center: Porch

Riverview Retreat Center: Inside

Riverview Retreat Center: Inside

Riverview Retreat Center: Kitchen

Riverview Retreat Center: Kitchen

Sycamore Hollow Shelter: Entrance

Sycamore Hollow Shelter: Entrance

Sycamore Hollow Shelter: Back

Sycamore Hollow Shelter: Back

Lakeview Shelter

Lakeview Shelter

Rotary Hill Shelter: Front Exterior

Rotary Hill Shelter: Front Exterior

Rotary Hill Shelter: Back Exterior

Rotary Hill Shelter: Back Exterior

Rotary Hill Shelter: Kitchen Island

Rotary Hill Shelter: Kitchen Island

White Oaks Shelter

White Oaks Shelter

Elks Lake Pavilion: Back

Elks Lake Pavilion: Back

Rotary Hill Shelter: Kitchen

Rotary Hill Shelter: Kitchen