Wonder Lake is a great lake to own a waterfront home on as there are a ton of activities including waterskiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, fishing and tubing that are enjoyed throughout the summer months. Ice fishing tents/huts and snowmobiling are part of the winter culture here in Wonder Lake. There is a high demand for waterfront real estate as prices are typically more affordable on Wonder Lake compared to nearby Crystal Lake and the Chain O' Lakes. Contact us for the inside edge on upcoming listings on Wonder Lake and other nearby lakes. Read more about Wonder Lake.
Available Waterfront Real Estate in Wonder Lake, IL
More about Wonder Lake:
Wonder Lake is a man-made reservoir that has an approximate surface area of 830 Acres built by the same firm that engineered the Panama Canal.
This lake is Privately Owned by the Master Property Owners Association of Wonder Lake.
The Wonder Lake dam was constructed in 1929 across Nippersink Creek to create the lake from throttling the creek's flow allowing waterfowl and wildlife to flourish. This is a great fishery with an annual stocking to add to Muskie, Walleye Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass along with an array of Panfish, Catfish and Carp. Winter Activities include Snowmobiling, Ice Fishing, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing and Ice Skating.
Wonder Lake Statistics:
Acreage: 830 Acres (Approximate)
Average Depth: 6.5 Feet
Deepest Point: 14 Feet (Near Dam)
Motor Regulation: Full Horsepower
Shoreline and Bottom Composition: Mix of Sand | Mud | Gravel | Vegetation
Projects to add Limestone helps protect the lake from ongoing erosion.