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Lake Info

LAKE LEVEL INFORMATION
TWIN LAKES- LAKE MARY & LAKE ELIZABETH
Reading Date
Lake Level @ Device
Boating Status
Precipitation
2017-04-27 03:45:16
794.62 ft.
Open
3.42″ since 3/30/17
Estimated Lake Level @ Spillway
794.20 ft.
Slow No Wake Level
794.50 ft.
Inches Above/Below No Wake
3.55 in. below SLOW NO WAKE 

*Slow No Wake Level is the level at which the lakes are closed to activities creating wakes
**The table above is updated automatically by a digital reading.

Per Village Code, Slow No Wake goes into effect when the level at the spillway reaches 794.5′ above sea level.  For ease of measurement, an electronic device was installed to measure the lakes in real time.  Once the lake level device reaches 794.7′ the spillway will be monitored daily to review the level.  The spillway will be monitored daily throughout any period of Slow No Wake.  Once designated Village Officials observe the level to drop below 794.5′ at the spillway Slow No Wake will be lifted.  Once the electronic device drops below 794.7 daily trips will no longer be made to the spillway.  The website and Village facebook page will be updated regularly throughout any Slow No Wake periods.

 

Village Public Launch Locations and Fees

  • Lance Park Boat Launch
  • Lake Elizabeth Marina Boat Launch
  • Musial Boat Launch

Launch Fee:

  • $8.00 (for motorized boat)
  • Free for non-motorized (kayaks, etc).

Seasonal Launch Passes are also available at Village Hall:

  • Residents: $50 (Seniors: $20)
  • Non-Residents: $75 (Seniors: $30)

Lake Elizabeth Marina

The Village offers 40 boat slips for rent to Village residents and non-residents each season at the Lake Elizabeth Marina.  Rental  is on a first come first serve basis.  The Village maintains a waiting list for anyone interested in docking their boat for the up-coming season.

  • Boating Season-  May 1 through October 1
  • Fee- $1,000.00

Lake Elizabeth Boat Slip Rental Applications  may be picked up at Village Hall.

  • Currently there is a waiting list for boat slip rentals         

Lake Elizabeth Pier Layout

Hours and Speed Limits

  • Sunset or 8:30PM (whichever comes first) to 9:00AM is always Slow-No-Wake
  • Boats operating after sunset must use required lights.

Lake Depth & Regulations  

Please review the Lake Depth and Lake Regulations Brochure.

Lake Mary is a 297-acre drained lake.  Lake Elizabeth is a 638-acre through-flow lake.

Lake Elizabeth Spillway

In Spring/Summer 2014, the Village reconstructed the spillway that drains both lakes into the Nippersink Creek and Fox River in Illinois.  The spillway is located on Village-owned property in Illinois- shown on the map below by the orange circle.

Additional Information

 Visit the Residents>Lake District page for more information from the Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District.