Fox Lake, Illinois


Located about 60 miles outside Chicago, Illinois, Fox Lake is part of the Chain O' Lakes, the largest concentration of lakes in the state. It's connected to seven other lakes by the Fox River and borders Chain O' Lakes State Park, which offers myriad opportunities for lake enthusiasts, including camping, fishing, boating and water skiing.

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Hiking Trails:
Tamarack View Trail
Volo Bog Interpretive Trail

Attractions:
Rivers Casino
Six Flags Great America
Greenbelt Forest Preserve Cultural Center

State Parks
Volo Bog State Natural Area, Illinois

Nature Reserves
Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie
Crystal Lake Park District Nature Center
Rollins Savanna Forest Preserve

Amusement and Water Parks
Dinorex Crystal Lake, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014
Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, Illinois 60031
Dinorex Arlington Heights, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004
Fishing Bait and Tackle Shops
Dick's Sporting Goods, 847-730-7400, 1900 Tower Drive, Glenview 60025
Daves Bait & Tackle, 815-455-2040, 4419 Route 176, Crystal Lake 60014

Fishing Guides and Charters
Addiction Charters, 2712 Norma Ct, Glenview 60025

Fishing Clubs
The Des Plaines Lunkerbusters Fishing Club, (847) 824-2217 , 515 Thacker Street, Des Plaines 60016
Pistakee Fishing Club, (847) 223-0828 , 33418 N Lake Shore Dr, Grayslake 60030

Fishing Regulations and license information
Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Division of Fisheries

Closest Cities
Waukegan, Illinois
McHenry, Illinois
Round Lake Beach, Illinois

Regional Airports
Dacy Airport, Illinois
Nest Of Eagles Airport, Wisconsin
Three Castles Airpark Airport, Wisconsin

Information Centers
Rollins Savana Kiosk

I love this region of IL, lots of beautiful nature. Fox is a fun, relaxing family destination. Its been a warm March, visit to Fox Lake should be coming :). Maggie

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Map of Fox Lake, Illinois


Restaurants in the vicinity
Incognito Restaurant
Chicago Street Pizza
China City
Aquarium Bar & Grill Inc
Moretti's Fox Lake
Hotels in the vicinity
Fox Lake Motel
Korpans Hotel
Marina Motel & Restaurant
Patio Motel
Stop Inn

 

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