Johnson-Sauk Trail State Park


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Johnson-Sauk Trail State Park


Location:Northwest Illinois, off IL 78, 6 miles south of I-80 and 5 miles north of Kewanee.
Facilities:71 Class A campsites with electrical hookups for trailers, 25 Class C tent sites, showers, youth campground, 10 picnic areas, 2 shelters, playground, fishing piers, marina, boat rentals, restaurant, multi-use trails, historic barn.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), canoeing, fishing, hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, sledding, ice skating, ice fishing.
Special Features:Park is situated along a trail once used by the Winnebago Indians; the area was also used for hunting by the Sauk and Fox Indians. The park's centerpiece is a 58-acre lake with 2.5 miles of shoreline. The park also features one of the largest round barns in the country, measuring more than 80 feet high and 85 feet in diameter, with a full-size silo inside. Tours of the barn may be arranged through the park office.
Address:28616 Sauk Trail Rd
Kewanee, IL 61443

Phone:309-853-5589
Web: dnr.state.il.us/Lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R1/JOHNSON.HTM
Size: 1,365 acres.

See other parks in Illinois.