This 435-acre former sand and gravel quarry features over 120 acres of clear water lakes. See a bird’s-eye view of Deep Lakes Park here.
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 seasonally 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM daily)
- 1.2 mile paved walking and biking trail
- Rental Cabins
- Nature study
- Canoeing/kayaking – rent kayaks
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.
Download master plan (7 MB .pdf file)
Download plan for east side activity area (2.65 MB .pdf file)
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
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