You premier boating destination is right here. 

Welcome to the premier website dedicated to outdoor fun on the beautiful lakes and waterways of Lake County, Illinois.

Fishing, waterskiing, canoeing, sailing, paddle-boarding or kayaking—Lake County has it all—on 75 sparkling lakes and mile after mile of magnificent Lake Michigan shoreline.

Bring your own boat. Take out a rental. Or go for a charter cruise. There are so many ways to enjoy the beauty and fun of Lake County boating.

Upcoming Events


About Boating Safety Course


About Boating Safety Course


Lake Forest's Smelt-O-Rama


58th Annual Des Plaines River Canoe and Kayak Marathon

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