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Rating County Lake Name Depth
(Inches)
1 Cook Virginia Lake 196
2 Lake West Loon Lake 146
3 Lake Cedar Lake 133
4 McHenry Highwood Lake 122*
5 Lake Druce Lake 121
6 Lake Lake Minear 119*
7 Lake Little Silver Lake 117
8 McHenry Crystal Lake 109
9 Lake Round Lake 104
10 Lake Lake Zurich 101
11 Cook Indian Lake 96*
12 Cook Park Lake
(Northfield Twp)
94
13 Lake Wooster Lake 90
14 Lake Honey Lake 84
15 Lake Lake Linden 82*
16 Lake East Loon Lake 78
17 Cook Park Lake
(Maine Twp)
74*
18 DuPage Grove Lake 68
19 McHenry Silver Lake 67
20 Will Joliet Junior College Lake 66*
21 McHenry Jaycees Park Lake 66
22 Lake Gages Lake 65
23 Lake Lake Catherine 63
24 McHenry Lake in the Hills #1 57
25 Lake Channel Lake 54
26 Lake Lake Barrington 46*
27 DuPage Herrick Lake 43
28 Lake Long Lake 40
29 Lake Bluff Lake 39
30 Cook Chicago Botanical Garden Lakes 38
31 McHenry McCullom Lake 38
32 Cook Lake George 36
33 Lake Waterford Lake 33
34 Lake Lake Marie 33
35 Cook Lake Oakton 32
36 Lake Loch Lamond 31*
37 Lake/McHenry Pistakee Lake 26
38 Lake Petite Lake 26
39 Lake Duck Lake 23
40 Lake/McHenry Island Lake 23
41 DuPage Lambert Lake 22
42 Lake Timberlake 22
43 Cook Harrow Gate Lake 20
44 Lake Meadowlake West 20
45 Cook Busse Lake 18
46 Lake Fox Lake 17
47 Cook Turtle Pond 17
48 DuPage Rice Lake 15
49 Cook Kollar Pond 13
50 Lake Grass Lake 12
51 Lake Slocum Lake 10
* Transparency limited by aquatic plants or total depth on at least one monitoring date


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