Axehead Lake

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Axehead Lake

Entrance

S River Road, south of W Touhy Ave
Cook County, IL 60018
(near Des Plaines)

Things to Do & Amenities

Hours

Year-round: Sunrise to Sunset

Closures & Alerts


Chippewa Woods

Entrance

S River Rd, south of W Touhy Ave
Cook County, IL 60018
(near Des Plaines)

Things to Do & Amenities

Hours

Year-round: Sunrise to Sunset

Closures & Alerts


Fishing at Axehead Lake

This 17-acre lake has a maximum depth of 29.9 feet. Four bump-outs off the parking lots allow access to deeper water. Designated ice fishing lake.


Fishing Access

Axehead Lake
S River Road, south of W Touhy Ave
Cook County, IL 60018 (view web map of Axehead Lake)
(near Des Plaines)

Chippewa Woods
(part of Axehead Lake)
S River Rd, south of W Touhy Ave
Cook County, IL 60018 (view web map of Chippewa Woods)
(near Des Plaines)