NIPPERSINK LAKE AT FOX LAKE

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


RESERVOIR ILLINOIS

Nippersink Lake At Fox Lake


April 16, 2024

4 ft

-3.56% today
111% of Normal High

Water gage height, ft levels at Nippersink Lake At Fox Lake are currently 4 ft, about 111% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 4.38ft. Maximum recorded Gage height, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2017-07-17 when levels reached 7.96 ft. Lowest recorded Gage height, ft was 2013-12-24 when levels receded to 2.12 ft. View historical levels.

Nippersink Lake is located in Fox Lake, Illinois, and has a rich history dating back to the early 1800s when it was used for logging and ice harvesting. The lake is fed by several small streams and has a surface area of approximately 1,000 acres. It is home to a variety of aquatic plants and wildlife, including bass, bluegill, and northern pike. The lake is also a popular spot for boating, fishing, and swimming. In terms of hydrology, the lake receives water from both surface flow and snowpack melt. It is also surrounded by agricultural land, which can impact water quality through runoff. Despite these challenges, efforts have been made to preserve the lake's natural beauty and recreational opportunities.



Geolocation -88.184, 42.403
Elevation 735.81 ft
Gage Height, Ft 24hr Change -3.56%
Percent of Normal 111%
Minimum 2.12 ft
2013-12-24
Maximum 7.96 ft
2017-07-17
Average 4 ft

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Area Boat Ramps

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GASS LAKE -- ACCESS AT NE SIDE OF LAKE
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HARTLAUB LAKE -- ACCESS AT NW SIDE OF LAKE W
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Parks & Recreation

                                                       

Bewabic State Park

County Fair Park

Van Riper State Park

Keweenaw National Historical Park

Sturgeon River Sloughs State Wildlife Area

Miscauno Wildlife Area

Menomonee Road Park

Goodman Township Park

Long Slide Falls County Park

McCormick Wilderness

                                                                                                                       
                                               
TURTLE POND
RIVER ROAD SEEDBEDS
CHICAGO ROAD SEEDBED
BUTTONBUSH POND OVERLOOK
SOUTH PATROL ROAD PRAIRIE RESTORATION

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