The earthen dam was constructed in 1962 and the lake was filled shortly thereafter. The 75-acre lake has 3 miles of shoreline and a maximum depth of 18 feet. The lake contains largemouth bass, bluegill, sunfish, crappie, channel catfish and bullheads.
A launching ramp is available. Motors are limited to 10 HP.
Within the 1,683-acre Illinois state park are picnic areas with tables, outdoor stoves, and drinking water. Horseback and hiking trails and playground equipment are available. And, from April 1 to October 31, a concession stand operates from inside the park.
A total of 5 cabins and 60 tent and trailer sites are available for overnight stays. Book yours today!