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Highland Lake
Lake Wyngarden
Location Avon Township, IL
Max. length 2,000 feet (610 m)
Max. width 2,500 feet (760 m)
Surface area 110 acres (45 ha)
Max. depth 29 feet (8.8 m)

Highland Lake is a lake in northeastern Illinois located approximately 43 miles north of Chicago in Avon Township of unincorporated Lake County. Nearby towns include Grayslake to the east, Round Lake Beach to the north, Round Lake to the west, and Hainesville to the south. Highland Lake is approximately 2,500 feet wide at the widest point east to west and 2,000 feet north to south. The total area is approximately 110 acres. with a perimeter of 1.44 mi. Common activities including wading, swimming,. fishing, and a variety of non-gas powered watercraft. In 2019 the Lake County Health Department listed it as the 5th best of 177 lakes in the county. More information is available at hlcommunitysite.com .

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