Waterway Status

No Wake-Entire System 5/15/2018

EFFECTIVE immediately ZONES A, B and C will be UPGRADED to a NO WAKE RESTRICTION on the Fox River from the Algonquin dam North until the Wisconsin State line.  This restriction encompasses the entire Chain O Lakes region and Fox River. There is also a DEBRIS ADVISORY...

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45 S. Pistakee Lake Road
Fox Lake, Il. 60020

Mondays – Fridays
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturdays (May 5 through June 30)
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Serving the Fox River - Chain O'Lakes Region

Restoring and enhancing our waterway for life

Preserving and Sustaining Your Fox River - Chain O'Lakes Waterway

Working to minimize flooding and maintain a safe waterway


The Fox Waterway Agency is a regional body of government created by the State of Illinois in 1984 to specifically manage the waterways of the Chain O’Lakes and the Illinois Fox River.