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Few Miles From O’Hare International Airport

Located in Cook County just four miles from O’Hare International Airport, Park Lake is a private lake, with only residents and guests being allowed access. The city of Evanston and Lake Michigan is located just 30 minutes from Murphy Lake.

Outdoor Recreation

There is plenty of opportunities to enjoy nature while living on Park Lake. Campground Road Woods, Algonquin Woods, Axehead Lake, Forest Preserves of Cook County, Catherine Chevalier Woods, and Centennial Park are all within five miles of the lake.

Right across the street from Park Lake is the Iroquois Woods. The lake spans 44.4 acres, this scenic area is known for its red oak, white ash, basswood, and sugar maple trees. Visitors can enjoy walking, hiking, and picnicking in the woods, all while being right by your home.

Also located within walking distance of Park Lake is the Chippewa Woods. This gives you access to Axehead Lake, where you can enjoy biking or walk on the Des Plaines River Trail.

The Park Ridge Country Club is conveniently located just a few miles up the road. Golfers of all levels can enjoy 18-holes on the wonderfully manicured course.

Visit Evanston, Illinois

Just 30 minutes from Murphy Lake is the mid-size city of Evanston. Only 12 miles from downtown Chicago, this city has all the fun without the hassle.

Visitors can visit the Grosse Point Lighthouse, Block Museum of Art, Evanston History Center, and more. This city has a lot of history.

Several sandy beaches help you enjoy the relaxing tides of Lake Michigan.

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, Murphy Lake is an excellent choice.