North America’s largest adventure park to open in Illinois suburb


LEMONT, Ill. (WGN) — What’s being dubbed as the biggest adventure park in North America is coming to Illinois this summer.

The Forge: Lemont Quarries Adventure Park is set to open in Lemont in May.

According to Forbes, the park will feature 300 acres of free-standing towers for patrons to climb and navigate. The park will also feature the longest zipline in the tri-state area, an outdoor mountain biking skills track, a climbing wall and water activities that include kayaking, canoeing and paddle boating.

The Village of Lemont and Township of Lemont are partnering with The Forge in the hopes of attracting 1 million annual visitors to the village.

The Forge: Lemont Quarries is set to open May 25, with a grand opening party scheduled for June 27.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


More Don't Miss

Trending Stories

Follow KNWA & FOX24 on Facebook

get the app

News App

Weather App

Follow @KNWAFOX24 on Twitter

Mega Millions & Powerball Numbers