Mazonia-Braidwood State Fish & Wildlife Areas

Mazonia-Braidwood State Fish & Wildlife Areas


Location:Mazonia: In Grundy County, 3 miles southwest of Braidwood on IL 53 and Huston Road. Braidwood Lake: In Will County, off IL 53 south of Braidwood.
Facilities:Under development. Plans include a paved access road to the main lakes, boat launches, ramps, parking lots, and toilets.
Activities:Fishing, hunting, fossil collecting (permit required).
Special Features:Mazonia encompasses 200 water impoundments, ranging in size from 3/4 acre to 30 acres, which contain bass, crappie, channel cat, and other species. Lake Braidwood is much larger and is potentially dangerous when winds reach 25 mph or higher.
Address:PO Box 126
Braceville, IL 60407

Phone:815-237-0063
Web: dnr.state.il.us/lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R2/MAZONIA.HTM
Size: Two parcels: 1,017 acres (Mazonia) and 2,640 acres (Braidwood Lake).

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