Lake Opeka

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JAMES O
Des Plaines, IL8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
Excellent fishing and boating lake. Rental paddle board available. Very relaxing in the evening. 9 hole golf course, Par 3.
Written August 8, 2019
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Tony
Des Plaines, IL4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Solo
Nice place to take a walk on the path or stay for sunset. Bbhhjjnngfxcvbgdzxcvvvbnbbvvbhhjbfdgjjyhbnjkkjjbnmjjnnbggbnjjnmmnbvbbnnnnnnbbnbnnnnnnnnbnbnnnh hff rthkkggjm nj
Written March 5, 2020
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Jhjani
Appleton, WI220 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Family
Found this park on Trip Advisor while needing to fill some time after checking out of the hotel before going to the airport. The park was close to the hotel and airport. It is beautiful to walk along the shore on a paved trail that goes about half-way around the lake. There are opportunities for golf and boat rental that we did not take advantage of. There is also a clubhouse with restrooms and food for sale. On the over side of the park there is a memorial to veterans of US Armed Services. There are many places to rest and relax with benches and also sloped lawns under trees to rest. What a nice place in the middle of the city of Des Plains, IL.
Written July 24, 2018
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datiger194
Des Plaines, IL13 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017 • Family
Lake Opeka is operated by the Des Plaines Park District. It has golfing (9 holes), paddle boats, and year round festivals. There are fish, but only to look at.
Summertime is fun!
Written October 11, 2017
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Steve B
Des Plaines, IL11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Solo
A good place to rent a boat or catch and release fish. If you can spare seven dollars and live in Des Plaines. Rent a kayak for a half hour for seven bucks. Afterwards, pull out your rod and do a little fishing to get a thrill from catching a fish.
Written July 11, 2017
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30Pointer
Peoria, IL60 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
Went to take the grandson fishing, and we caught fish. Nothing of any size, but he was able to brag about catching 15 fish. Mostly bluegill, a crappie or two, small mouth bass and I stripper. All in about 3.5 hours. Plenty of room, lots of grassy areas, and really friendly people at the park.
Couldn't find public restrooms, nor vending machines, but lots of room for run and play and have a picnic lunch.
Written May 19, 2023
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Fidelma M
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
Stayed in a house opposite the lake, so beautiful. Took one of the little swan paddle boats out one day, such a relaxing spot for some R&E
Written September 8, 2022
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CECILIA MENDEZ
Niles, IL2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Family
Beautiful walk at night, seemed very safe and lovely view from the dock. Has benches everywhere around the lake to sit and relax for a few minutes
Written February 8, 2020
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Allen21096
Chicago, IL27,017 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2019
We attended a carnival that was going on at the southwest corner of Lake Opeka at the northwest corner of the intersection of Touhy Ave. & Lee St. The carnival was nicely attended, but it was well-run and there was adequate security.
Written September 16, 2019
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Peggy B
Des Plaines, IL19 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Friends
Walk to relax. And nice sunny place to walk a mile or so, relax in the sun, watch the water lap against the edges, sin and the many bunches they have when you’re tired. There also is a clubhouse for when you need a snack or a drink.
Written April 28, 2019
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