Out and About with Compass: Three Oaks Recreation Area

Posted by Emma Johnson on 7/7/16 8:01 AM

Topics: Local Focus & Events

Three Oaks Recreation Area, located in Crystal Lake, is the perfect place to enjoy a summer day. Anything that you can imagine doing outdoors, you can do here at Three Oaks!

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The pristine lakes make for some beautiful views as you walk or bike on the hiking trails around the park, but there’s also plenty of space for fishing, and a there’s a nice beach if you want to take a dip. If you’d prefer to stay dry, but still want to see the sights, there are boats and paddleboards available for rent.

Food and drink are allowed inside, so pack up a cooler and enjoy a relaxing picnic on the sand. But, if you’d like to save the cooking for someone else, there’s a Culvers right next to the beach which is convenient and delicious!

You won’t regret checking out this hidden gem of the northwest suburbs!

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