Crystal Lake

McHenry County - Illinois
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Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Lake, IL

How big is Crystal Lake?
Crystal Lake is approximately 228 sq acres (0.9 sq km) in size with 2 miles (3.2 km) of shoreline.

How deep is Crystal Lake?
Crystal Lake is approximately 41 feet (12.5 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Crystal Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Sucker, Walleye, White Crappie and Yellow Perch in Crystal Lake.

What are the closest cities to Crystal Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Crystal Lake, IL, Lakewood, IL and Lake in the Hills, IL.

Are there places to stay in the Crystal Lake area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Crystal Lake and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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Are there topographical lake maps available Crystal Lake?
We have an topograpical map for online viewing near the top of this page. Lake-Link Pro users can download an print a topograpical map of Crystal Lake (.pdf format) along with 2,700 more lake maps. For more information on all the benefits of Lake-Link Pro click here.

Are there places to eat and drink near Crystal Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

Explore the Crystal Lake area in a RV
Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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What is the average air temp for Crystal Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Crystal Lake? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 60°F (15°C) to a low around 38°F (3°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near Crystal Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 1 state park in the vacinity of Crystal Lake.

For more Illinois State Park information see our State Park Guide.

Crystal Lake Reviews
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daniel d.
4 star rating
Realy Good ice fishing but weeds have been picked.
Reviewed Dec 20, 2010
tucker d.
4 star rating
Good all around lake to fish with many species. Nice catches of perch, blue gill, and large mouth bass. Also some nice walleye, pike and a few muskie. It would be a 5 star lake if there was less speed boat/ski traffic and the boat launches were rehabilitated.
Reviewed Dec 7, 2005
chad r.
5 star rating
Reviewed Mar 10, 2005

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