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Illinois Beach State Park

Illinois State Beach Park is a large, beautiful preserve containing countless recreational activities. The 4,160 acre park gives its visitors access to the Lake Michigan Water Trail, picnicking, hiking, biking, swimming, camping, geocaching, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and having one of the best experiences with nature. North Unit. This massive park is split into two sections, […]

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Lake Forest – Forest Park Beach

Forest Park Beach, the Lake Forest Beach, houses 4 beach cells.  This large beach boasts a park on top of the bluff, rentable pavilions, concessions stand, multiple swimming beaches, 21+ swimming area, and a boat launch.  It is an amazing beach! Top 4 Reasons to go to Forest Park Beach To go for a swim […]

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Lake Bluff – Sunrise Park Beach Profile

Sunrise Park in Lake Bluff Just a quick walk down the bluff leads to Lake Bluff’s beach, Sunrise Park. Lake Bluff packs it all in this ornate beach. There is much to do at Sunrise Park as it has a dog beach, two swimming beaches, and a boating beach. So bring your dog, towel, or […]

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Waukegan Municipal Beach and Harbor Profile

Waukegan beach and the adjacent harbor are hidden gems that provide a great place to escape from the every day. The beach boasts over a mile of groomed beachfront backed by native dune habitat, while the harbor offers everything from boat launches to places to grab a tasty bite. When put together the two can […]

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Hosah Park Beach Profile

Hosah Park is a secluded, small ecological sanctuary that is located at the southern tip of Illinois State Beach Park.  This sanctuary is difficult to get to because of the dismantling project of the Zion Nuclear Power Plant and the restricted roads for authorized personal only leading to this sanctuary. The best route is to […]

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North Point Marina Fast Facts

North Point Marina in Winthrop Harbor is one of the largest marinas on the Great Lakes. This massive marina boasts 1,500 slips, 10 launch ramps, water trail access, boat storage, a fishing pier, beach front, and multiple benefits of renting a slip. Recently, North Point Marina has switched management. After taking a hit during the 2008 […]

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