Illinois Guide For Tourist


Located in southeastern Illinois, this state fish and wildlife area is dominated by a 183-acre lake. There are hilly forests of oak and hickory, redbud and maple, and deer are among the wildlife.

Activities: In the area are two miles of foot trails and 13 miles of horse trails. Fishing is available, and hunting is permitted here in season.

Camping Regulations: Backpack camping is allowed along one trail in the southeast corner of the park, near the lake, and walk-in campsites are also available west of the lake.

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A permit must be obtained from the park office.

For Further Information: Sam Parr State Fish and Wildlife Area, RR 5, Box 134, Newton, IL 62448.

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