Welcome to Lake Carroll!

Lake Carroll is a 5,000+ acre, year-round, recreation-oriented community in Northwest Illinois featuring the state's largest private lake. Members of this private community enjoy access to year-round activities with a vast array of amenities such as an 18-hole golf course, restaurant, lodge, ski/sled hill, indoor/outdoor pools, campground, marinas, equestrian area, ATV/snowmobile trails and so much more!

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Conveniently located just 2 hours outside of Chicago, Lake Carroll is situated away from the congestion of the city,
yet still within reach for a quick weekend getaway. Discover why we’re called Northwest Illinois’ best kept secret! 

The public is invited to our golf course, pro shop and Clubhouse Restaurant.
All other amenities are reserved for the private use of members and their guests. 

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