The Hidden Lake real estate market is a beautiful, but lesser known, marketplace for lake property in Indiana.
Hidden Lake is near Crown Point, Indiana, with Chicago, Illinois around 50 miles away.
Named after General Henry Dearborn, the Secretary of War under President Thomas Jefferson, this county is second-most populous in the state with around 486,000 people.
There are a few smaller airfields nearby, but the closest major airport is O’Hare International and is 80 minutes away. Urgent care can be provided at Franciscan Health Crown Point, three minutes away.
Stock up on snacks and groceries at Strack & Van Til, around three minutes away. Locals recommend restaurants such as Lucrezia Italian Ristorante, Green is Good by Kate, Battista’s Artisan Pizzeria, and Ricochet Tacos.
Hidden Lake’s smaller size offers residents privacy and great fishing. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, white catfish, blue catfish, and rock bass.
If you’re feeling lucky, take a trip to visit Horseshoe Hammond or Ameristar Casino East Chicago.
For more family-friendly fun, visit the Mascot Hall of Fame, where you’ll find a nice view of the nearby lake and interactive activities for younger children.
Visit County Line Orchard for delicious donuts and apple cider in the fall.
Beautiful Indiana Dunes State Park lies a short 30-minute drive from Hidden Lake. This state park has beautiful beaches and dunes and is well maintained. There are tons of hiking trails, all of which are worth exploring.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Hidden Lake is an excellent choice.