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Deep Lakes Beach Opening
The beach at Deep Lakes Park will open on Saturday, August 8. The beach is located on Lake Chester off of Pettibone Avenue. Beach hours are 6:00 am-9:00 pm daily and there is no admission fee. There is no lifeguard on duty; swimming is at your own risk.
All swimming or wading must be done inside of the marked boundary. Pets, alcohol, tobacco products, and glass containers are not allowed on the beach. A full list of rules is posted at the beach.
The summer issue of the "Conservation News" is now available. You'll find the list of upcoming events as well as other great information. Take a look »
Muskie Release at Deep Lakes Park
Muskies were released in Lakes Chester, Patricia, Jewell, Violet & Ivy at Deep Lakes Park. The fish were about one foot long at the time of release, but 40 inches is the minimum length limit to keep them. Females reach 40 inches at around 8-10 years of age and males at about 12-14 years.
Lake Jewell Boat Ramp Now Open
The boat ramp at Lake Jewell in Deep Lakes Park is now open. Find out more about Deep Lakes Park»
Fishing Maps Available for Deep Lakes Park