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Powerton Lake State Fish Wildlife Area
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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


Location
Powerton Lake State Fish Wildlife Area is located near Canton, Pekin and Peoria


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Area Campgrounds
Evening Star Camping Resort
23049 US Highway 136
Topeka, IL
309-562-7590
Area Accommodations (over 20 miles away)
Cottages 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*
Hotels/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*
Nearby Hotels
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Directions
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.

Illinois
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Illinois State Parks

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