Grays Lake (Illinois)
|Location||Lake County, Illinois|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||80 acres (32 ha)|
|Max. depth||18 feet (5.5 m)|
Motorized watercraft are generally not allowed on the lake. Largemouth bass must be 14 inches long or longer to keep while northern pike must be 24 inches long or longer to keep.
Grays Lake contains approximately 112 million gallons of water covering approximately 80 acres (320,000 m2). Water depth is approximately 18 feet (5.5 m) at its deepest point and averages 4 feet deep. The lake is nearly 0.3 miles (0.48 km) wide and 0.53 miles (0.85 km) long with about 2 miles (3.2 km) of lake shore.
Grays Lake lies at the top of and drains into the Mill Creek watershed. The Mill Creek watershed lies in the Des Plaines River watershed, which lies in the Illinois River watershed, which lies in the Mississippi River watershed, which drains into the Gulf of Mexico and eventually into the Atlantic Ocean.
Reptiles Common snapping turtle