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Lake Defiance
(McHenry County, Illinois)
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When boating, regardless of water depth, wear a PFD!

Boating information:

  • You can rent rowboats at this facility.
  • Trailer boats not allowed

Catch and release fishing in this lake include:

Other information:

[Map of lake]
Get detailed map, (52k) of park.
[Picture of lake]

Lake Defiance is a small lake located in the Moraine Hills State Park. This is a shallow lake and is located just east of River Road and north of the town of Holiday Hills.
The lakes main visitor area is at the red dot shown on this Map.

There are are many nature trails, a boat rental and a bait shop.

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