Frank Holten State Recreation Area


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Frank Holten State Recreation Area


Location:Within sight of Saint Louis' Gateway Arch, park is almost entirely surrounded by East Saint Louis.
Facilities:Picnic areas with shelters, 18-hole golf course, food concession (in the golf clubhouse), boat ramps, sports fields.
Activities:Boating (10 HP limit), fishing, golf, picnicking, field sports.
Special Features:Park was established in 1964 and originally named Grand Marais. In 1967 the name was changed to Frank Holten in honor of a distinguished legislator from East Saint Louis who served 48 years in the Illinois General Assembly. The park is one of the largest day-use facilities in the surrounding area and can accommodate up to 2,000 patrons per day.
Address:4500 Pocket Rd
East Saint Louis, IL 62205

Phone:618-874-7920
Web: dnr.state.il.us/Lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R4/frank.htm
Size: 1,180 acres.

See other parks in Illinois.