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Griswold Lake

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

How big is Griswold Lake?
Griswold Lake is approximately 141 sq acres (0.6 sq km) in size with 2 miles (3.2 km) of shoreline.

How deep is Griswold Lake?
Griswold Lake is approximately 12 feet (3.7 m) at its deepest point.

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

Are there fishing guides or charters for Griswold Lake?
Yes! There are fishing guides and charters for Griswold Lake and/or the surrounding area.

What are the closest cities to Griswold Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Holiday Hills, IL, Island Lake, IL and Prairie Grove, IL.

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

Explore the Griswold 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 Griswold Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Griswold 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 81°F (27°C) to a low around 59°F (15°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 Griswold Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Griswold Lake.

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

Griswold Lake Reviews
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budd c.
5 star rating
simply a beautiful lake.
Reviewed Mar 7, 2013
laurie s.
5 star rating
very good lake
Reviewed Mar 29, 2010
drake s.
5 star rating
I have fished this lake countless times ever since i was little and i have never been skunked once on this lake, from slab crappies to monster pike. This lake is a hidden gem. Never dissapointing
Reviewed Dec 26, 2009

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Griswold Lake...
Fox River 1.1 mi 1,915 6 ft
Defiance Lake 2.2 mi 46 18 ft
Slocum Lake 2.4 mi 217
Tomahawk Lake 2.9 mi 30
Lily Lake 3.0 mi 89 25 ft
Thunderbird Lake 3.2 mi 89
Silver Lake 3.4 mi 44
Sullivan Lake 4.0 mi 57
Lake Killarney 4.0 mi 57
Fish Lake 4.5 mi 89
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