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Powerton Lake State Fish Wildlife Area
Powerton Lake State Fish Wildlife Area
POWERTON LAKE STATE FISH WILDLIFE AREA
POWERTON LAKE STATE FISH WILDLIFE AREA
7982 S. Park Rd.
Manito, Illinois   61546

Phone: 309-968-7135
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1,426 Acre lake built on the floodplain of the Illinois River in 1971 by Commonwealth Edison Company as a cooling reservoir for the fossil-fuel power plant Fishing Hunting


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January 20 power company cooling lake, no camping, by leuther
no camping, no hunting, no services, 1 outhouse


Area Campgrounds
Evening Star Camping Resort
23049 US Highway 136
Topeka, IL
309-562-7590
Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Starved Rock Lodge Conference Center - Oglesby, ILHotels/Motels
Relax in the rustic beauty and comfort of Starved Rock Lodge, Cabins and Starved Rock Inn. The historic Lodge has 69 guest rooms, which include three bay-window rooms, plus cabins nestled in the woods. Fireplaces can be found in four of the eight sunset cabins near the pool area...
74.2 miles from park*
Kishauwau Country Cabins - Tonica, ILCottages and Cabins
Within a 10 minute drive from Starved Rock and even closer to Matthiessen State Parks you will find a gorgeous, tranquil property with spacious cabins on 50 wooded acres. All with full kitchens and outdoor fire pits. 3 dog friendly.
66.4 miles from park*

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From the city of Pekin, take Illinois Rte 29 south approximately 1 mile to Manito Rd, turn right (west) and go 2 miles to the site entrance.If traveling north on IL Rte 29, approximately 1 mile south of Pekin, turn left (west) on Manito Rd and go 2 miles to the site entrance.

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Powerton Lake State Fish Wildlife Area
Powerton Lake State Fish Wildlife Area