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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.


National Safety Month 2016 in Lake County

Ahoy matey! All aboard the water conjunction. With all of the water around Lake County and the influence of Naval Base Great Lakes everyone is steering portside and starboard in a vessel in one of 75 lakes in our area. But before you go off the deep end, remember that this month marks North American Safe Boating. Nobody wants something to happen while you’re enjoying the rampant and/or serene waters. National Safe Boating Week stretches from May 21-27, but it’s a practice that we need to instill for more than just one week. The ‘Wear it!’ Campaign promotes boating safety and life jacket safety by encouraging boaters to wear life jackets. Start off the boating season by helping set the next world record for the most life jackets worn at the same time – which is May 21. Ready, Set, Wear it! Is the moniker...Continue reading

Upcoming Events

05/21/16 - 05/29/16

Go Outdoors Event and Sale

05/27/16 - 05/30/16

Huge Memorial Weekend of Music at Blarney Island


1st Drag Boat Race Night


Annual Fishing Derby

06/04/16 - 06/05/16

Diamond Lake's Carp Fest


23rd Annual Lake Zurich Fishing Derby


Beginning Paddling Class


Kid's Fishing Day

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