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    About Keene Lake
    Around 40 Miles to Chicago

    Keene Lake is a reservoir located around 0.9 miles from Barrington Hills and located in Cook County, Illinois. It is a part of a small section of lakes known as the Barrington Lakes. Hawley Lake, Heather Lake, and Hawthorn Lake all surround this small reservoir.

    Keene Lake is conveniently located about 40 miles from the city of Chicago.

    Fishing and Nearby Activities

    Fishers will find a variety of fish including catfish, largemouth bass, carp, sunfish, and bullhead here. Whether you're flying, spinning, or baiting, your chances of getting a bite here are good.

    This lake is known to draw a younger crowd of people and host fun activities on and by the lake. Fairs and canoeing tournaments have been known to come to Keene Lake.

    If you are looking to hike or enjoy nature, Spring Lake Forest Preserve, Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve, and Deer Grove Forest Preserve are all located within a few miles drive of Keene lake. There is no shortage of trails, local wildlife, new landscapes, and unique recreational opportunities to enjoy.

    Water Parks, Medieval Times and Lake Michigan

    Two of the more notable attractions in this area are Santa'sSanta's Village Azoosment & Water Park and Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament.

    Despite its name, Santa'sSanta's Village is not located in the North Pole. This park has water slides, roller coasters, animals, and games to enjoy.

    Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is the ultimate dinner and a show. Watch live jousting, dress up in costumes, and eat turkey legs in this immersive medieval experience.

    A significant attraction nearby Keene Lake is the second-largest Great Lake, 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 and Waukegan, border this large lake and have hundreds of attractions, shops, restaurants, and fun experiences to enjoy.

    Take a guided boat cruise on the Spirit of Chicago or sail the day away in a giant sailboat. You will feel like one of the early sailors going on a new adventure.

    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 a vacation rental, Keene Lake is an excellent choice.