Turtlehead Lake

Turtlehead Lake on a foggy day

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Location & Things to Do

Turtlehead Lake


Harlem Ave, south of W 135th St
Cook County, IL 60462
(near Orland Park)

Picnic Groves

  • Grove #1
    (with shelter)
    • Capacity: 350 people
Event Permits PageGrove PDF Map of Turtlehead Lake


Year-round: Sunrise to Sunset

Closures & Alerts

Turtlehead Lake
Photo by Jim Phillips.

Fishing at Turtlehead Lake

This 18-acre site includes Turtlehead Lake, Turtlehead Pond and West Pond. Turtlehead Lake is the deepest at 14.6 feet, Turtlehead Pond is 11.5 feet deep and West Pond is 4.3 feet deep. Designated ice fishing lake.