Weather :

Hours : Year-round: Sunrise to Sunset

Entrance : S River Road, south of W Touhy Ave Cook County, IL 60018

Size : 17 acres

Max depth : 29.9 feet

Activities to do : Fishing, Ice Fishing, Picnicking.

Fish to Catch : Bluegill, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass

Restrictions : Boats are not allowed

Amenities : Parking, Portable Bathroom, Picnic tables

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Axehead Lake, Chicago Overview

Axehead Lake was constructed in 1958 as a borrow pit for an expressway construction. The lake has clear water which ensures a good condition for fishing. It is also known as one of the “inland trout” lakes for the state of Illinois. The Lake is a must-visit for anglers.

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