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    About Wolf Lake
    Location and Access

    Wolf Lake is in the middle of the Indiana and Illinois state line and close to Lake Michigan. It is close in proximity to Chicago, Illinois.

    This is a beautiful 800-acre lake that offers a variety of outdoor activities to visitors and residents of the lake. Multiple parks and attractions surround Wolf Lake making it a great place for the family to enjoy some fun.

    Fishing Opportunities

    The fishing opportunities are above average. There are over ten different species that are caught in Wolf Lake. The most popular species of fish found here are northern pike, walleye, lake whitefish, yellow perch, and white sucker.

    Around Wood Lake

    Located just a short distance is downtown Whiting, Whihala Beach, and the Pavilion at Wolf Lake Memorial Park. The park is home to many recreational activities you and your family can enjoy. There is the option of boating, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and paddleboarding. On land, you can walk, run or bike around the lake area.

    Hospital and Airport

    Located nearby are three hospitals, the Advocate Trinity Hospital, St. Catherine Hospital, and the Franciscan Health Hammond Hospital.

    Located about 40 minutes north is the Chicago Midway International Airport, and approximately 40 minutes south is the Griffith-Merrillville Airport.

    Major Cities Nearby

    Wolf Lake straddles the state line between Illinois and Indiana. Due to this landscape, two major cities are close enough for you and the family to visit.

    Chicago is only a half-hour drive from Wolf Lake. Chicago is an urban city where there is a lot to do and see. Some of the best bars, restaurants, coffee shops, tourist attractions, and parks for visitors to enjoy.

    To make your trip here memorable and to capture the picture-perfect moment, visit “The Chicago Bean,” a work of art in the heart of the city.

    Indianapolis is a little further at around two hours and 30 minutes away but worth every minute of visiting. As the state’s capital, there are lots to do and see in this city.

    Indianapolis is known for many different sports attractions and museums. It is also home to the largest children’s museum in the country! This “sports-crazy city” is great for watching games downtown and enjoying the restaurant scene.

    Great Choice for a Lake Home

    Whether you are looking for a permanent family home, a full-time retirement home, or a vacation home to kick back and relax, then Wolf Lake is a great option for you!