Pyramid State Recreation Area


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Pyramid State Recreation Area


Location:6 miles south of Pinckneyville off IL 127, then 2 miles west on Pyatts Blacktop in Perry County.
Facilities:Tent and trailer campsites (no electrical hookups), including 3 Class C camping areas, Class D walk-in sites, small equestrian camp, and youth group camping area; small picnic areas, shelter, pit toilets; multi-use trails (16.5 miles), boat ramps (at larger lakes).
Activities:Camping, boating (10 HP limit), canoeing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, hunting.
Special Features:Formerly the site of coal strip mines, the park is on reclaimed land that now consists of heavily forested hills with many lakes and ponds.
Address:1562 Pyramid Park Rd
Pinckneyville, IL 62274

Phone:618-357-2574
Web: dnr.state.il.us/Lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R5/PYRAMID.HTM
Size: 19,701 acres.

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SPRINGFIELD -- A strategic task force has laid out its vision for the future of the World Shooting and Recreation Center (WSRC) and Pyramid State Recreation Area, according to state Sen.
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PINCKNEYVILLE -- A strategic plan aimed at improving the increasingly popular Pyramid State Recreation Area will be released Thursday, from 5-7 p.m.
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