Ramsey Lake State Recreation Area


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Ramsey Lake State Recreation Area


Location:Southern Illinois, 1 mile northwest of Ramsey in Fayette County.
Facilities:90 campsites with electricity, flush toilet, and showers, 24 sites (with electricity) for organized group camping, 45 primitive sites, youth group campground, small campground for horses, picnic areas, shelters, playgrounds, privies, hiking trail, horse trail (13 miles), boat ramp, boat dock, boat rentals, concession.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), canoeing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, ice fishing, cross-country skiing, sledding, ice skating, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Once known as the "Old Fox Chase Grounds," park used to be a popular place for fox and raccoon hunters. It was also the site of one of the largest dog trial events.
Address:Ramsey Lake Rd
PO Box 97
Ramsey, IL 62080

Phone:618-423-2215
Web: dnr.state.il.us/Lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R5/RAMSEY.HTM
Size: 1,980 acres.

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