District News

Skunk Removal and Assistance Program

The Village of Vernon Hills and the Vernon Hills Park District are continuing to partner with homeowners to reduce the overall skunk population within the Village.  The Program is designed to provide financial reimbursement to homeowners who choose to work with licensed...
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Farmers Market

While we were looking forward to extending the Farmers Market season through September, due to vendor schedules, we have made the decision to conclude the market for the season. Thank you to everyone for a successful first year. We are looking forward to 2020!  
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Deerpath Park Bridge Closed

The bridge crossing the Seavey Ditch into the Warrington Road parking lot entrance to Deerpath Park will be closed for a minimum of one week beginning August 27th till September 4th. The wooden planks are being replaced. There is another bridge 500 yards to the south that can be...
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Emergence of the Cicada Killer Wasp

Emergence of the “Gentle Giant” Cicada Killer Wasp (Sphecius speciosus) Beginning the week of 7/22/19 the Cicada Killer Wasps have begun to emerge and be spotted around the parks. These large, intimidating wasps are uninterested in humans and don’t act aggressively...
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