Small, serene lake amidst a large city that you can sit with a journal or fish at. 

In a large city, it's nice to be able to find pockets of nature oasis amidst the chaos. It's great to come here with a journal or sketchbook and pass the time while watching the sunset. Fishing is available at this lake and there is a forest preserve that has a couple small trails. 

Pack List

  • Snacks
  • Sketchbook or journal
  • Small backpack
  • Water
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Activities Chillin, Fishing, Photography, Yoga
Skill Level Beginner
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Features
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Handicap Accessible
Lake
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildlife

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