Today's Hours

Hours & Directions

Current Hours of Operation

Operating hours change seasonally.

Park Hours

Park gates open daily from dawn to dusk.

Climb & Zipline Hours

Closed for the season
See you Spring 2023!

Other Activity Hours

Sat & Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Closed Monday - Friday

​*Reservations recommended!

The Foundry

Sat & Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Closed Monday - Friday

Directions

From downtown Chicago via I-55 (Stevenson Expressway)
  • Get on I-90 E / I-94 E and head south toward I-55

  • Take I-55 S to Exit 271A, Lemont Road, in Darien 

  • Head South on Lemont Road for 3.1 miles

  • Turn right onto East Illinois Street, loop around and

  • Turn right Main Street

  • Turn left onto Talcott Avenue, crossing the train tracks

  • Pass the first gravel road on the right and head towards the gated entrance 

  • Turn right onto the gravel road and follow signs to The Forge: Lemont Quarries Adventure Park

  • Continue approximately 1/2 a mile down the access road and park in the lot closest to your activity

From downtown Chicago via I-290 West
  • Get on I-290 W and head West toward I-294

  • Take the I-294 Tollway South / Indiana exit 

  • Follow I-294 S and merge onto I-55 South / Stevenson Expressway

  • Take I-55 South to Exit 271A, Lemont Road, in Darien 

  • Head South on Lemont Road for 3.1 miles

  • Turn right onto East Illinois Street, loop around and

  • Turn right Main Street

  • Turn left onto Talcott Avenue, crossing the train tracks

  • Pass the first gravel road on the right and head towards the gated entrance 

  • Turn right onto the gravel road and follow signs to The Forge: Lemont Quarries Adventure Park

  • Continue approximately 1/2 a mile down the access road and park in the lot closest to your activity

From the northern suburbs & Milwaukee
  • Get on I-94 E and head toward I-294 

  • Follow I-294 S and merge onto I-55 S / Stevenson Expressway

  • Take I-55 South to Exit 271A, Lemont Road, in Darien 

  • Head South on Lemont Road for 3.1 miles

  • Turn right onto East Illinois Street, loop around and

  • Turn right Main Street

  • Turn left onto Talcott Avenue, crossing the train tracks

  • Pass the first gravel road on the right and head towards the gated entrance 

  • Turn right onto the gravel road and follow signs to The Forge: Lemont Quarries Adventure Park

  • Continue approximately 1/2 a mile down the access road and park in the lot closest to your activity

From the northwest suburbs
  • Head East on I-90 toward I-290 / Chicago-West suburbs 

  • Merge onto I-290 and follow signs to merge onto I-355 S

  • Take I-355 South to Exit 12B, to merge onto I-55 N toward Chicago

  • Take Exit 271A, Lemont Road, in Darien 

  • Head South on Lemont Road for 3.1 miles

  • Turn left onto East Illinois Street

  • Turn left onto Stephen Street

  • Turn right onto Main Street

  • Turn left onto Talcott Avenue, crossing the train tracks

  • Pass the first gravel road on the right and head towards the gated entrance 

  • Turn right onto the gravel road and follow signs to The Forge: Lemont Quarries Adventure Park

  • Continue approximately 1/2 a mile down the access road and park in the lot closest to your activity

From the western suburbs and Aurora
  • Head East on I-88 toward I-355 toward Joliet

  • Take I-355 South to Exit 12B, to merge onto I-55 N toward Chicago

  • Take Exit 271A, Lemont Road, in Darien 

  • Head South on Lemont Road for 3.1 miles

  • Turn right onto East Illinois Street, loop around and

  • Turn right Main Street

  • Turn left onto Talcott Avenue, crossing the train tracks

  • Pass the first gravel road on the right and head towards the gated entrance 

  • Turn right onto the gravel road and follow signs to The Forge: Lemont Quarries Adventure Park

  • Continue approximately 1/2 a mile down the access road and park in the lot closest to your activity

From the southwestern suburbs
  • Take I-55 N toward Chicago

  • Take Exit 271A, Lemont Road, in Darien 

  • Head South on Lemont Road for 3.1 miles

  • Turn right onto East Illinois Street, loop around and

  • Turn right Main Street

  • Turn left onto Talcott Avenue, crossing the train tracks

  • Pass the first gravel road on the right and head towards the gated entrance 

  • Turn right onto the gravel road and follow signs to The Forge: Lemont Quarries Adventure Park

  • Continue approximately 1/2 a mile down the access road and park in the lot closest to your activity

From the southeast suburbs and Indiana
  • Take I-94 / I-294 toward I-80, follow signs for Iowa

  • Take Exit 140 and merge onto I-355 N toward the Western suburbs

  • Take I-355 North to Exit 8, to merge onto 127th Street

  • Follow 127th Street to State Street

  • Turn left onto State Street

  • Turn right onto East Illinois Street

  • Turn left onto Stephen Street

  • Turn right onto Main Street

  • Turn left onto Talcott Avenue, crossing the train tracks

  • Pass the first gravel road on the right and head towards the gated entrance 

  • Turn right onto the gravel road and follow signs to The Forge: Lemont Quarries Adventure Park

  • Continue approximately 1/2 a mile down the access road and park in the lot closest to your activity

Parking

Overflow parking

For overflow parking, please park in the Lemont Metra Parking Lot (Star 1) just south of Gorski Bus. Please follow the walking trail from Downtown Lemont to access the park!
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