Evergreen Lakes Park

Evergreen Lakes Park is a 14-acre park that includes Evergreen Lake. The lake is great for fishing and non-motorized boating. The lake’s shoreline was restored in order to prevent its deterioration, and there are many native plantings surrounding the lake.

Park Features

Fishing and non-motorized boating– Illinois State requires licenses from Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Re-Naturalizing Our Neighborhoods with Bedrock Earthscapes

Native Plantings

Carol Stream Park District Native Areas Evaluation & Management Plan

Native or naturalized Carol Stream Park District park sites are addressed in the Native Areas Management Plan. Management recommendations and cost estimates are provided for the years 2023-2027. These recommendations are based on existing conditions observed in December of 2022. Plant communities are dynamic and change over time based on climatic factors, successional forces and maintenance activities.

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See plan for Evergreen Lakes Park

Here are samples of native plantings that are established and successful in reducing shoreline erosion:



History of Evergreen Lake

See drawings of the 2001 Shoreline Stabilization Project from Village of Carol Stream.

2001 Shoreline Stabilization Project [to be linked]

Under construction

Photos of Evergreen Lakes Park, 1041 Buckskin Lane, Carol Stream

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