Three Oaks Recreation Area

The City of Crystal Lake reclaimed the long-abandoned Vulcan Lakes quarry and turned it into an amazing recreation experience at Three Oaks Conservation Area. Enjoy pristine waters, natural habitat, and incredible fishing.


About Three Oaks Recreation Area

Rent rowboats, canoes, kayaks, sailboats, and paddle boards. Plan a picnic, and overlook breathtaking views of the water and lake islands. Make memories at the kid-friendly spray park, and eat a lakeside lunch at our outdoor dining patio. Experience recreational scuba diving, or become certified through various community scuba schools in our Scuba Zone.

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