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Hidden Lakes Historic Trout Farm

419 Trout Farm Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440-1412
+1 630-739-2600
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Passing through...

I rarely stop, but the fact that a path connects to this place from every direction means I skate... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Bolingbrook, Illinois
via mobile
Excellent place to relax.

I go there to fish the ponds (pay to fish with an annual ticket) and they do stock the ponds... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
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Bolingbrook Park District offers a safe and beautiful trout farm for perfect for an afternoon of quality fishing. The ponds at Hidden Lakes are stocked in April and October with trout and catfish are stocked May - September. All revenue generated from Hidden Lakes permit fees goes directly to stocking the wide variety of fish in the lakes.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
419 Trout Farm Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440-1412
+1 630-739-2600
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I rarely stop, but the fact that a path connects to this place from every direction means I skate through every couple days. Nice place to fish, stroll, skate, bike or take a walk.

Thank DANicolai
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I go there to fish the ponds (pay to fish with an annual ticket) and they do stock the ponds. However all other situations are free like picnic sites, nature walks, instructions and meetings, bike paths and etc. It is part of the Bolingbrook Park...More

Thank stevensI5124AW
Reviewed 14 April 2017

this is a park district facility. Rates are reasonable and are slightly less for Bolingbrook residents. There are season rates as well as daily rates. Live bait worms minnows and grubs are sold on premises. There area is shaded by huge trees and is very...More

Thank dojotw0
Reviewed 23 March 2017

It is located in the northwest suburbs in Bolingbrook, some close local fun. Its hard to initially find but once you have found it, the time spent finding it is worth it. The park is very well maintained, its grass is comparable to a PGA...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Hidden Lakes at the northern end of Schmidt at Boughton. Great place for a picnic or a walk on the paved walkway with a wooded surrounding. Very relaxing.

Thank jdbuller
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Stopped here last week after not coming here for many years. The changes they have made are very nice to see. Will come back again, just a lot sooner than before.

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I love that park mile from my house beautiful setting. New wooden bridge will take you all the way to Naperville adding miles of walking, biking, fishing and all other activities. I can go there every day and notice something different every time love it...More

1  Thank beata m
Reviewed 25 April 2016

It's my go-to for a nice dose of nature in my neighborhood. This is a very nice place to fish, relax, take a run or just a stroll through the nature trails. It is conveniently located. If you're hanging out for the afternoon and don't...More

Thank 1-Girl-On-The-Go
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Nice place to go fishing at a Trout filled chain of small lakes. Bring a picnic and enjoy a nice relaxing day in a beautiful park setting. Nice hidden place for family fishing.

Thank Rene G
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Great for the family. Nice park Bolingbrook Park District takes good care of this one. just installed a new bridge to get to another one of their parks

Thank colettec666
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Mehul P
25 October 2016|
Response from beata m | Reviewed this property |
Yes perfect for dogs
17 July 2016|
Response from beata m | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but people do fish there