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    About Lost Lake
    Community Lake in Northern Illinois

    Lost Lake is a quiet community lake in northern, rural Illinois, located just 35 miles south of Rockford.

    You can access the Chicago Rockford International Airport, Swedish American Hospital, and a selection of shops and restaurants. Chicago is home to a much larger city scene, located just 100 miles east of the lake.

    Stunning Waters in the Lost Lake Community

    The Lost Lake Community of over 350 homes enjoys the charm of this 88-acre lake. The lake was created in the mid-1960s then enlarged by a dam in 1972. Babbling Brook and Clear Creek feed the waters.

    Great List of Activities

    The water on Lost Lake hosts watercraft, such as boats, motorboats, kayaks, canoes, and more. North Beach or West Beach makes a great place to relax; the kids can swim or play in the sand while you tan or settle down with a good book.

    The lake's amenities include boat racks, boat docks, a campground, and a lake court center, all provided for taxpaying residents.

    At Lost Nation Golf Course, you can play a solo round of 18 holes, or organize a group round with your favorite golf buddies. To finish off your perfect day, stop at the bar and restaurant for a great meal.

    Explore Forests, Gardens, and More

    Castle Rock State Park or Lowden-Miller Forest offers trails for hiking or biking that feature overlooks, rock formations, wildlife sightings, and more.

    In Rockford, you will want to experience the unique aesthetic of the Anderson Japanese Botanical Garden featuring color-changing plants, stone lanterns, water basins, and more.

    Visit Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Rockford for a great pic of water slides, pools, and concessions.

    A day in Chicago might include Millennium Park, Willis Tower, Navy Pier, The Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, Lincoln Park Zoo, or Skydeck Chicago.

    Fantastic Place for a Vacation Rental or Permanent Residence

    In the seclusion of northern Illinois, you will find peace on the glimmering waters of Lost Lake.