Walnut Point State Park


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Walnut Point State Park


Location:20 miles northeast of Charleston, in east central Illinois, near I-57, US 36, and IL 133.
Facilities:Class A campsites with electrical hookups and shower building with flush toilets, Class C walk-in tent sites, group camping area (youth and adult), 8 picnic areas with privies, 5 shelters, 2 playgrounds, horseshoe pits, nature preserve, hiking trails (é), floating docks, fishing piers, boat rentals, 2 boat ramps, concession.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), fishing, hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing, ice skating, ice fishing, birdwatching, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:The focal point of the park is a 59-acre lake with 6.3 miles of shoreline and an average depth of 12.5 feet. The many-fingered lake is formed by an earthen dam located on the south side of the recreation area.
Address:2331 E County Rd 370 N
Oakland, IL 61943

Phone:217-346-3336
Web: dnr.state.il.us/lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R3/WALNUTPT.HTM
Size: 671 acres.

See other parks in Illinois.