Argyle Lake State Park


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Argyle Lake State Park


Location:7 miles east of Macomb.
Facilities:86 Class A campsites with showers and electricity, 24 Class B/E sites (electrical hookups), 18 Class C campsites with vehicle access and restrooms, 31 Class D (primitive) campsites, an equestrian campground, restrooms with showers, 10 picnic areas, 3 group shelters, playground, concession stand, hiking trails (5 miles), equestrian trails (7 miles), boat and canoe rentals, boat launch, docks, visitor center.
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating (10 HP limit), canoeing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, snowmobiling, sledding, ice skating, ice fishing, cross-country skiing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:The portion of the park now occupied by its 93-acre lake was once called Argyle Hollow and was part of the old stagecoach route between Galena and Beardstown. When the state purchased the land in 1948, a dam was erected that created the lake.
Address:640 Argyle Park Rd
Colchester, IL 62326

Phone:309-776-3422
Web: dnr.state.il.us/Lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R1/ARGYLE.HTM
Size: 1,710 acres.

See other parks in Illinois.