This 435-acre former sand and gravel quarry features over 120 acres of clear water lakes.
Habitat & Features
- 435 acres including over 120 acres of clear water lakes
- Numerous small lakes and ponds
- Sand dunes
- Grassy/brushy areas
Amenities & Facilities
- Parking lots
- 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)
- 1.2 mile paved walking and biking trail
- Rental Cabins
Rules & Regulations
- 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.
Location & Maps
- From Highway 61 north or south turn on Dick Drake Way, go to Stewart Rd. & turn right, go to Pettibone Ave. & turn left for one mile to Deep Lakes Park.
- Park Map – aerial photo with trails, boundaries, etc.
- Fishing Map – Lake Chester – depth map of Lake Chester
- Fishing Map – Lake Jewel & Lake Violet – depth map of Lake Jewel & Lake Violet