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    About Slocum Lake
    Located Between Wauconda and Island Lake

    Slocum Lake is a well-kept secret of the Wauconda-Island Lake Area. Enclosed by private property, many people have not experienced the beauty of the lake.

    Restaurants, grocery stores, repair shops, and more are nearby. Facilities like hospitals, O’Hare International Airport, and hotels are less than 50 miles away in Chicago.

    Lightly-Trafficked Lake of Northern Illinois

    Slocum Lake is a glacially formed lake of 228 acres. Its waters are relatively shallow, with an average depth of four feet. The lake drains from a dam on the south shore to eventually run into the Fox River.

    Water Recreation

    The private waters of Slocum Lake are the perfect setting for a peaceful paddle in a kayak or canoe or a leisurely afternoon of fishing.

    Your boating does not have to stop there, Port Barrington Marina on the Fox River provides a boat launch and year-round storage.

    Bangs Lake is also nearby, a popular recreational lake for boating, water skiing, tubing, wakeboarding, and more.

    City Fun

    Some of Chicago’s top visited attractions are Millennium Park, Willis Tower, Navy Pier, The Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, Lincoln Park Zoo, or Skydeck Chicago.

    Restaurants, bars, comedy clubs, lounges, and live music venues are just some of the establishments that fill the city’s nightlife scene.

    Taste of Chicago, Chicago Air and Water Show, World Music Festival Chicago, Chicago Summerdance, or Chicago Scene Boat Party are just a few of the city’s annual events.

    Escape the Bustle of the City

    Slocum Lake is the perfect getaway for relaxation making it an excellent place for a weekend residence or forever home.