Chain O'Lakes - Nippersink Lake


19Listings$10K-$820K$3.8MTotal Value
Chain O'Lakes - Nippersink Lake, Illinois

Located in Illinois, Chain O'Lakes - Nippersink Lake real estate is a top twenty market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

The typical average list prices of Chain O'Lakes - Nippersink Lake homes for sale is $179,000. On average, there are 20 lake homes for sale on Chain O'Lakes - Nippersink Lake, and 10 lake lots and parcels.

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    About Chain O'Lakes - Nippersink Lake
    Between Milwaukee and Chicago

    Just below the Wisconsin state border sits Nippersink Lake. This lake is one of the fifteen lakes that comprise the 7,000-acre Chain O'Lakes waterway system and is 13 acres in size, with only 1.7 miles of shoreline. The Chain is reported to be the busiest inland recreational waterway per acre in the United States.

    Considered a part of the Chicagoland tourism region, Nippersink Lake is one of the lakes connected to the large Fox Lake. Initially, what is now Fox Lake was named Nippersink Lake, but now Nippersink Lake encompasses only the large bay west of Fox Lake.

    Movement from Fox Lake to Nippersink, Grass, Petite, Bluff, Pistakee, Channel, Spring, Catherine, and Redhead Lake is direct and easy for boaters to navigate. Residents living on Nippersink Lake can easily enjoy the amenities of a majority of the Chain O'Lakes system.

    Lake Recreation

    Boating, ice fishing, skiing, biking, picnicking, ice skating, jet skiing, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing, and hiking can all be enjoyed around Nippersink Lake. This lake truly has something for everyone.

    Nippersink is a catch and releases lake because it is a part of Lake County's fishing clinic. Abundant fish in Nippersink Lake include common carp, green sunfish, and central mudminnow.

    Nearby is the 840-acre Chain O'Lakes State Park. This park borders three of the Chain lakes and neighbors a 3,230-acre conservation area.

    Trails for hiking and horseback riding cover the 2,450-acre park, which also offers overnight campgrounds. Hunting is permitted in a season for doves and waterfowl; there is an archery season for deer. Visitors can even have fun in the winter when there is ice fishing, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing.

    If you are looking to venture out into more abundant waters, 1,810-acre Fox Lake is easily accessed by boats or cars.

    Nearby Shops

    Due to the large size of the 7,000-acre Chain O'Lakes region, there is a plethora of shops, restaurants, vacation rentals, and attractions for the family to enjoy.

    The Best Place to Experience Lake Life

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or find a vacation rental, Nippersink Lake is an excellent choice.