Powerton Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area

Powerton Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area


Location:2 miles southwest of Pekin along Manito Road.
Activities:Fishing, hunting.
Special Features:Lake was built on the floodplain of the Illinois River in 1971 by Commonwealth Edison Company as a cooling reservoir for a fossil-fuel power plant. Approximately 60% of the area is open to waterfowl hunting, and the rest is maintained as a waterfowl rest area.
Address:7982 S Park Rd
Manito, IL 61546

Phone:309-968-7135
Web: dnr.state.il.us/lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R1/POWERTON.HTM
Size: 1,426 acres.

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