Deep Lakes Park

This sandy 435-acre area features over 120 acres of water.


  • 435 acres including over 120 acres of water
  • Numerous small lakes and ponds
  • Sand dunes
  • Grassy/brushy areas


  • Parking lots
  • Restrooms
  • Access for canoes, kayaks & small boats that can be carried from the parking lot
  • Boat ramp on Lake Chester and Lake Jewell
  • Fishing Dock on Lake Chester
  • Beach at Lake Chester (open 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM daily)


  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Nature study
  • Canoeing/kayaking
  • Swimming



  • Area closed between 10:30 p.m. 6:00 a.m.
  • All boats must be removed from the park daily
  • No fires allowed except in designated fire rings
  • All pets must be on a leash
  • No swimming or wading except in the designated beach area
  • No hunting or trapping
  • No target shooting
  • No horses
  • No motorized vehicles except in designated areas
  • Use of gasoline boat motors not allowed
  • All state fishing regulations apply
  • Complete County Conservation rules and regulations


The former sand and gravel pits were donated to the Conservation Board by the W.G. Block Company.

Download master plan (7 MB .pdf file)
Download plan for east side activity area (2.65 MB .pdf file)