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“This Place Has It All! Great for EVERYONE” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Three Oaks Recreation Area

Three Oaks Recreation Area
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Illinois
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84 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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“This Place Has It All! Great for EVERYONE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Not long ago the park was a quarry, now it is a wonderful recreation area for all. They have fishing, boats to rent, canoes for rental, picnic tables, gazebo's, walking, and bike paths, playground, splash area for kids and more! All in a beautiful setting. The water is so blue and clear you just have to jump in. The prices are very reasonable. Swimming is $10 for adults, $6 for kids 4-15, and 3 and under are free. There is even a Culver's restaurant! Parking is $5.00. Find them online for more detailed information on their various fees.

When they first started to develop the quarry into a park in 2010 I thought great, another beautiful area and now they are going to let people come and spend the whole day and ruin it with their trash and what not. WELL, NOT SO! They keep it very clean. I was pleasantly surprised.

Visited May 2014
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Lake In The Hills
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“Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Three Oaks Rec Area has picnic areas, rentals for kayaking, catch and release fishing, sailing, stand up paddle board, beach access with Culvers. Great place to walk around. $5 to park if not a Crystal Lake resident, but can also walk / bike in for free!

Visited June 2014
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