Waukegan Municipal Beach

201 N Sea Horse Dr
Waukegan, IL 60085
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Phone: 847.599.2525




6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m


Waukegan Municipal Beach is easily accessible by car, train, plane, bicycle or boat and is open daily from 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Our 400-acre lakefront, with a mile-long beach and 1,000-slip marina offer opportunities for the recreational fisher, competitive boat racer, beginning kite-boarder and everyone in between.

This beach features 1 mile of sand along with some of the only remaining natural dunes in the area. Protected by natural sand dunes and has the clearest, cleanest water in lake county. Recreational activities include swimming, sunbathing, picnicking and sand volleyball. There are no lifeguards on duty at this facility and swimming should be done so at your own risk.

Parking is free Monday through Friday, and there is only a $20 fee on weekends and holidays. Access is always free for cyclists and pedestrians

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