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Welcome to Lake Thunderbird

Putnam, Illinois


Welcome to Lake Thunderbird and the Official Lake Thunderbird Web site. Whether you are an owner/member of the Lake or just interested, come on in and explore our website! We're glad you're here!


Are You Prepared for Winter at Lake Thunderbird?

Lake Thunderbird is absolutely georgeous and peaceful during the winter months yet as we all know, we can get some incredible snow, ice and freezing rain storms that can cripple our community in a short amount of time. Could you withstand a prolonged period of being without electricity or basic supplies? Click on the link below. It will help you be prepared for whatever Mother Nature has in store for us! The more we plan, the better prepared we will be!

Winter Weather Safety Tips for Lake Thunderbird and Illinois


Lake Thunderbird...

...snuggles in the beautiful meandering hills and woods of the Illinois River valley. The lake is inhabited by deer, raccoons, wild turkey, ducks, song birds, geese, an occasional bald eagle and of course a few people. Boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking, hiking, biking, tennis, ice skating, sledding and many other pursuits are enjoyed around the lake during the passing of the seasons. Thank you for visiting the Lake Thunderbird Association website. Please check back frequently for updates.


(Photos Courtesy Elaine Lorinczi.)


To see the Clear Sky Forecast for Lake Thunderbird, find satellites that may be passing overhead, a star map and lots of other neat stuff relating to star gazing, click on the image below!

Page and Site Updated 19-November-2014 by TEL

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