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    About Blackhawk Pond
    Will County, Illinois

    Blackhawk Pond can be found in Bolingbrook, Illinois in Blackhawk Pond Park. Chicago is less than an hour away for a quick trip to the city.

    This county is one of the most populous in the state with around 690,000 people living here.

    There are a few smaller airfields close to Blackhawk Pond, but the closest major airport is Chicago Midway International, under a 40-minute drive from the lake. Urgent care can be found at AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center around three miles away.

    Stock up on snacks and groceries at ALDI, also around three miles away. Locals recommend restaurants such as Buona, Jumbo Crab, and Charlie’s Restaurant for dining out.

    Cozy and Quaint

    Blackhawk Pond is only three acres but still offers great fishing opportunities. Anglers can expect to find bass, crappie, channel catfish, bluegill, and perch.

    In Blackhawk Pond Park, residents can enjoy amenities such as baseball and basketball areas, a wildlife observation deck, a fishing dock, a nature preserve, a playground, picnic areas, and restrooms.

    Entertainment Options

    History buffs should visit the Fox River Trolley Museum, which preserves, displays, and interprets the history and artifacts of electric transportation in the area.

    If you’re feeling lucky, head to Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin where you can gamble, dine and enjoy the entertainment.

    You can take the kids to Santa's Village Azoosment & Water Park in East Dundee. The attraction is a theme park, water park, and zoo all rolled into one, with rides, animals, water slides, and more.

    Explore Nature

    Trek to nearby Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve to see the Blackhawk Waterfall, the only natural waterfall in northeast Illinois. The preserve also has trails, boat/canoe launches into the Fox River, fishing, historic sites, and picnic areas.

    Excellent Location for Lake Life

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Blackhawk Pond is an excellent choice.