Horsetail Lake

Horsetail Lake during the evening. Photo by Sharon Dobben.
Photo by Sharon Dobben.

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Location & Things to Do

Horsetail Lake

Entrance

104th Ave, north of McCarthy Rd
Cook County, IL 60464
(near Palos Park)

Things to Do & Amenities

  1. Portable bathroom open May 1 to October 31 depending on weather conditions.

Hours

Year-round: Sunrise to Sunset

Closures & Alerts


Trails

Sag Valley Trail System

The Sag Valley Trail Systems’ miles of looping and connecting unpaved trails take visitors to some of the most remote areas of Cook County.

Location: Homer Glen, Lemont & Palos Park

Surface

Unpaved

Estimated Total Length

20.4 miles

Hours

Year-round: Sunrise to Sunset

Closures & Alerts

*Please be a courteous trail user: Follow posted signs and our trail rules and etiquette.

Fishing at Horsetail Lake

Horsetail Lake is 12 acres and has a maximum depth of 19 feet near the east end. Designated ice fishing lake.