In the 1960s, mammoth bones were found in Ingleside. They are on display at the Lakes Region Historical Society Museum, in Antioch. In 2008, the Long Lake Dam was rebuilt and modernized. The dam was built in 1930 and reinforced in 1968 and 2008. The Long Lake Dam allows the control of water flowing from Long Lake to Fox Lake and allows pleasure boat traffic from Long Lake to the rest of the Chain O'Lakes.

The Shoreline - Looking West, Wooster Lake Park, Ingleside, Illinois.  m86.1.440 - Lake County History in Postcards - Illinois Digital Archives

Attractions and Events

Volo Bog State Natural Area is a nature reserve in Illinois, United States, preserving Volo Bog. The bog was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1973 as the only remaining open-water quaking bog in Illinois. The site also contains woodlands, savanna, marshes, prairie restoration areas, shrubland and old fields. 

Volo Bog: An Ice Age Remnant and the Only Quaking Bog in Illinois – Nature  in Chicagoland

Homes In Ingleside, IL

The small town's population of less than 5,000 makes it a peaceful and quiet place to live, where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the busy city life. Residents have easy access to many outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and fishing on nearby Fox Lake. The town also offers numerous amenities such as restaurants, grocery stores, and parks, making life here enjoyable and convenient. The community is friendly and welcoming, creating a great sense of camaraderie among its residents. In Ingleside you will find a safe and secure neighborhood with plenty of opportunities to relax and enjoy life while being surrounded by beautiful landscapes.

35090 N Shoreline Dr, Ingleside, IL 60041 | MLS# 11743560 | Redfin