Admission is always free. We are a free-to-enter, pay-to-play operation. We encourage you to come and check out the park, enjoy our gorgeous quarry-views and greenery, and check out activities prior to purchase!
Yes, parking is free. We offer 3 lots: Parking Lot 1 (across from our Climb & Zipline Adventures), Parking Lot 2 (across from our grab-and-go restaurant, kids zone, laser tag, water/paddlesports, and outdoor amphitheatre), and Overflow Parking. Additional parking can be found in Downtown Lemont, where you can check out the downtown retail & restaurants.
Our hours of operation change seasonally. Please review to the Plan Your Visit Page to find our current hours of operation.
Public access to The Forge: Lemont Quarries will be available year-round, with reduced seasonal hours for activities and pre-bookings for groups during the winter season (Labor Day to Memorial Day). Visit our Plan Your Visit Page to get our current opening hours
We are located in Lemont, IL - 22 miles outside of Chicago. Our exact address is 1001 Main Street, Lemont, IL 60439, located on the grounds of the Heritage Quarries Recreation Area. Visit our Directions Page for more information.
As an innovative leader in outdoor recreation, The Forge: Lemont Quarries is a state-of-the-art adventure park designed to deliver unique year-round outdoor activities, concerts, special events and more for adventurers of all ages and abilities.
The Forge: Lemont Quarries offers a wide range of programming including live music, film screenings, yoga classes, adventure dining, and more. Visit our Home Page or First Time Visiting the Forge to see all the things you can do at The Forge:Lemont Quarries.
We are a cashless operation. We are currently credit card swipe/chip pay, as well as debit only.
Requirements are different for most activities. Please refer to the details on each activity page which include all the information.
No, not at this time.
Guests should come with the appropriate attire for the weather (dressing in layers is always a good choice) and appropriate footwear. Review the individual activity on what to wear and to bring.
Drones are strictly prohibited at The Forge: Lemont Quarries.
Working within our safety guidelines, customizable team development programs are available and provide challenging and educational experiences that develop professional skills and improve team dynamics. Visit our Groups Page to get all the details.
Fishing is allowed on all but the Forge Quarry, however a valid fishing license is required. There are also several quarry lakes throughout the Heritage Quarries Recreation Area. Find out more details on the Fishing Activity page on our website.