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About Diamond Lake
Near Lake Michigan

Diamond Lake is a 149-acre lake in the well-known Lake County, Illinois. This lake is conveniently located near the western shore of Lake Michigan, which gives residents access to the recreational opportunities of both lakes.

On the Lake

Boating, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and other water sports are permitted on Diamond Lake.

The lake was stocked with channel catfish in 2018 and 2019 to increase the population. In addition to this species, anglers can easily find black crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, and muskellunge.

Species with smaller populations include northern pike, muskie, common carp, pumpkinseed sunfish, golden shiners, yellow perch, green sunfish, yellow bass, and gizzard shad.

See Lake Michigan

The most significant attraction nearby Diamond Lake is the second-largest of the Great Lakes, Lake Michigan. This Great Lake has a surface area of 22,404 square miles, with 1,576 square miles being in Illinois.

Boating, fishing, swimming, sailing, and more can all be experienced on Lake Michigan.

Large cities, such as Chicago, border this large lake and have hundreds of attractions, shops, restaurants, and fun experiences to enjoy.

Visit Nearby Chicago

With the windy city being under an hour's drive away, a weekend getaway would be hard to resist. Chicago has so much fun to experience with activities that are perfect for people of all ages.

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, Diamond Lake is an excellent choice.