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At 1360 acres, this lake, the 3rd largest of the NE Illinois' NE Illinois' Chain O' Lakes system, is only 6' deep!

The Fox River empties into Grass Lake from the west as does Lake Marie on the east. The lake then empties into Fox Lake and Nippersink Lake on the south.

Abutting Chain O' Lakes State Park, Grass Lake is the southernmost lake of the "Northern Section" of the Chain.

Species of fish include Channel Catfish and Carp, which do well in shallow, murky waters.

Other lakes in the Chain are Lake Catherine, Channel Lake, Lake Marie, Pistakee Lake, and Redhead Lake.

Location: Grass Lake Illinois

(Mchenry) Bald Knob Marina
(Antioch) Bluff Lake
(Belvidere) Boone County Fairgrounds
(Crystal Lake) Crystal Lake
(Fox Lake) Fox Lake
(Lake Geneva) Geneva Lake

12/15 Coming to The Grass Lake area
Dairy State Cheese and Beer Festival Kenosha WI April20 This fun-filled event includes cheese from around the state of Wisconsin, some of the area’s finest beers and live music.
North Shore Unitarian Church Art Fair Deerfield IL April27-28 NSUC's annual ART FAIR is a juried show featuring the original works of 65+ talented artists and artisans. The fine art and fine crafts exhibited include photography, painting, ceramics, glass, paper, woodwork, metalwork, jewelry, sculpture, fiber, clothing and mixed media. Exhibiting artists come from Illinois as well as from several surrounding states.
Redbud Trail Rendezvous Rochester IN April27-28 See living history of frontier Midwest America, historic camps, music and dance of the period, traditional crafts, food cooked over wood fires, blanket trading, tomahawk and muzzle-loading shooting contests. The village has 40 wooden booths, traditional crafts, blanket trading and muzzle loading shooting matches.
Montello's Fish-n-Fun Montello WI May3-5 Fly over the city in a helicopter, paddle down the Fox River like Marquette and Joliet in a guided canoe, munch on cotton candy between thrilling carnival rides, send the kids fishing with the pros on Montello Lake.
Chocolate Fest Long Grove IL May3-5 Dive into three days of nothing but CHOCOLATE! Mmm, chocolate strawberries, donuts, and much more! Every spring, the Village of Long Grove celebrates the existence of the world's best tasting antioxidant.
Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair Lombard IL May5 The Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair is held annually on St. Charles Road between Main and Elizabeth in downtown Lombard. All of the proceeds received from the craft booth rentals are donated to local charities. Features 140 craft exhibitors and 4000 attendees throughout the day.