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watershed and lake management.  conservation.  recreation.

Lost Lake Beaches and Campground

Our Beaches & Campground are now CLOSED.

See you next May!
The Next RCD Board Meeting will be held on
Thursday, March 14th
at 6PM at Lake Court Center
Lost Lake RCD Calendar

Want to know the upcoming dates of RCD meetings and events, Lake Court Center rentals, and key community activities?


Lost Lake RCD Calendar of Events

Our Office will be CLOSED March 4th - March 6th.


Current News

Private Dredge Opportunity

Private Shoreline Dredging is now available at a discounted rate. Applications are available in the office or by clicking the button below. Please contact Superior Seawalls directly with questions.















Fish Stocking - October 20, 2023

Lost Lake RCD stocked the lake with fish today, based on the electroshocking survey completed by our lake biologist.

The following fish were added to our lake:

*Muskie - 20

*Walleye - 325

*Small Mouth Bass - 325


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RCD Newsletter Article:

See the latest RCD Newsletter Article HERE.

​                    Recycling Opportunities:

                    Save your Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House.

                    Save your Plastic Lids for A Bench for Caps projects.

                    Please bring these recycled items to the RCD office.

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Monthly RCD meetings are
held on the 2nd Thursday
of each month at 6 PM at
404 Lake Court, Dixon, IL unless otherwise posted.
Office Hours:
Mondays and Fridays,
9AM – 5PM

The Office will be Closed on the following Holidays:
  • New Years Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years Eve


Never Miss Important News From The RCD

Dredging and Silt Basin Construction

Over the years, silt and sediment has built up on the lakebed which reduces the depth of the waterways making boating more difficult, spurs algae growth and aquatic weed infestations, and leads to poor conditions for fish. Without thoughtful action now, our beloved Lost Lake will eventually become silted in. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


Lake Dredging Update

October, 2023: The dredge has begun! In 4-6 weeks, the contracted dredge should be complete. At that time, homeowners who opted in will have their shorelines dredged. We will release details to homeowners as soon as available.

Superior Seawalls provided the winning dredge bid and is currently working with our team to develop a contract that includes the details necessary to complete the dredge.

Once the contract is complete, the work can begin. We remain optimistic that the dredge will be completed yet this year.

Homeowners along the shoreline will have the opportunity to have their shoreline area dredged as well, at the homeowner's expense. This will provide an opportunity for shoreline dredging at a discounted rate, since the Contractor will already be working in our lake. A notice will be issued once the details are available.

We are excited that this long-anticipated project is moving forward.


Fish Stocking

The RCD stocked the following fish on 10/20/2023:

Walleye: 325

Smallmouth Bass: 325

Muskie: 20


2023 Fishing Creel Regulations
Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) laws and regulations are in force while fishing Lost Lake. CLICK HERE to view/download current IDNR laws and regulations (76 pages).

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