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Chain O'Lakes - Petite Lake


Chain O'Lakes - Petite Lake, Illinois

Chain O'Lakes - Petite Lake real estate is considered a limited supply market for lake homes and lake lots in Illinois.

Chain O'Lakes - Petite Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $216,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices.

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

    Just below the Wisconsin state border sits Petite Lake. This lake is one of the fifteen lakes that comprise the 7,000-acre Chain O'Lakes waterway system and is 167 acres in size and 22 feet deep at its deepest point. 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, Petite Lake is one of the lakes connected to the large Fox Lake.

    Movement from Fox Lake to Petite, Grass, Nippersink, Bluff, Pistakee, Channel, Spring, Catherine, and Redhead Lake is direct and easy for boaters to navigate. Residents living on Petite 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 Petite Lake. This lake truly has something for everyone.

    When fishing on Petite Lake, anglers have been known to catch bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass, muskie, Northern pike, smallmouth bass, walleye, white crappie, and yellow perch.

    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 larger 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, Petite Lake is an excellent choice.