The Three Oaks Recreation Area, with its pristine lakes and spectacular views, offers many amenities, including a beach, boat rentals for boating and fishing, hiking/biking trails, a spray park, playground, concessions, pavilions ad picnic sites with grills.  


Daily boat rentals at the Three Oaks Marina begin at sunrise or when there is adequate light conditions on the lake.  Current daily boat rentals start around 6:15 a.m.  For up-to-date information on the boat rental status, please visit our website or call the Three Oaks Information Hotline at 815-356-2447.


Due to staffing limitations, the following are the reduced swim beach hours through September 7th:

Friday, August 28th through Sunday, August 30th
11:45 AM - Sunset

Monday, August 31st - Friday, September 4th
3:30 PM - Sunset

Saturday, September 5th - Monday, September 7th (Labor Day)
11:45 AM - Sunset

Please note that the deep water swim amenities may not be available due to reduced staffing.

The last day for the swim beach will be on Monday, September 7th


Three Oaks Park & Marina Hours after Labor Day

Park Hours (September 8th through September 30th)
6:30 AM - Sunset, daily

Marina Hours (September 8th through September 30th)
Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM to Sunset
Saturday & Sunday, 6:30 AM to Sunset