Boating on Bangs Lake

Welcome to Bangs Lake in Wauconda, Illinois

Bangs Lake is one of Lake County’s finest recreational lakes. The lake is approximately 306
acres in size and is enjoyed by fishermen, skiers, and recreational boaters.


How To Purchase Your Wauconda Boating Sticker

Wauconda boating stickers are purchased on Bangs Lake. The Wauconda Lake Officer will inspect your boat and sell you your 2022 Wauconda Boating Sticker.


NOTE: Stickers can not be purchased from The Village or The Wauconda Police Department. 

Bangs Lake Status Updates

Beaches Monitored by Lake County Health Department.


Use the link below for lake status information.

Learn More About Bangs Lake

Bangs Lake is located in Lake County, Illinois. This lake is 297 acres in size. It is approximately 32 feet deep at its deepest point.


Paddle Board Lessons & Rentals

Standup and Flow at Lindy’s Landing provides stand-up paddleboard (SUP) rentals and lessons and has classes in SUP Yoga.


Wauconda Boat is a full service marina featuring boat slips, service and sales. They also rent a variety of watercraft.


Main Street Outfitters offers kayak rentals, as well as bike rentals and food and beverages.