Illinois Travel Destinations

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MORAINE VIEW STATE RECREATION AREA

Situated in east-central Illinois, Moraine View State Recreation Area centers around Dawson Lake, a 158-acre artificial lake, and includes a forest of oak and hickory.

Activities: The primary trail here for hiking and backpacking is the 1.5-mile Tall Timber Trail. There are also 10 miles of bridle trails. Fishing is available at the lake, and hunting is permitted in season.

Camping Regulations: Primitive camping is allowed along the Tall Timber Trail. A permit must be obtained from the park office.

For Further Information: Moraine View State Recreation Area, RR 2, Box 110, LeRoy, IL 61752; (309)724-8032.

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