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Crystal Lake is located about 50 miles Northwest of Chicago. Over the years, Crystal Lake has continued to grow in population and in workforce. One of the main attractions is the Crystal Lake main beach. Locals along with non-residents like to come to Crystal Lake to enjoy the beach, along with the many other attractions that Crystal Lake has to offer. If you enjoy being outdoors, Crystal Lake is the place for you. You can enjoy Crystal Lake’s downtown area, enjoy a day at the beach or participate in one of their many recreational activities, such as; bike trails, flower walk, playground and spray park, paddle boating and many more activities.
2010 population census 40,739
In 1835 a traveler was passing through Crystal Lake, in which he commented that the “waters were as clear as crystal.” This is how the lake received its name.
Things to do/Events:
-Crystal Lake Beach
-Playground and Spray Park
-Lucy’s Comedy Café
-Lake House and Patio
-Native Prairie Flower Walk
-Three Oaks Recreation Center
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