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Relaxing fishing. Lots of places to pull in to view the lake and picnic. Small family friendly play... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Jennifer J
via mobile
nice bluffs!

while visiting the area on business, we visited this park a few times and enjoyed the hiking... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
david r
Heathsville, Virginia
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
11 Jul 2018
1 Jun 2018
“nice bluffs!”
Phone is 618.684.2867
52 Cinder Hill Dr, Murphysboro, IL 62966-4728
+1 618-684-2867
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Relaxing fishing. Lots of places to pull in to view the lake and picnic. Small family friendly play area with restrooms. Boat docking, camping and even a nice place to walk or jog.

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 1 June 2018

while visiting the area on business, we visited this park a few times and enjoyed the hiking trails! Just outside of Murphysboro so perfect place to go and then have some brew and lunch after

Thank david r
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We love this Park and have visited many times. Not as crowded as some of the others. Lots of good hiking in the area, good wineries, and an awesome micro brewery.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I highly recommend going to the lake. There are numerous spots for picnics. There are lots of places for children to play and the fishing is very good.

Thank Regina P
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Beautiful clear water lake and camp sites. Some of the best fishing in the Southern Illinois area. Clean restrooms, picnic tables

Thank theparhams
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We camped there in early August. The park has limited electrical service so 1/2 the campsites were closed (too many RV air conditioners for the system to handle). The park is well maintained and the campground host very personable. The park is well maintained. Electrical...More

Thank DStahre
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

4.5, only because there were no close shower houses or water hook ups at the site. Not a biggie though; we just filled our fresh water tank and enjoyed the views. Buy firewood in town. It was quiet and overall a great place to relax...More

Thank Cassie M
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here since I was a kid. The drive is beautiful. The deck is beautiful. So close to home.

Thank Lori R
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great place to go Hiking, camping or fishing. This is a great place just to unwind and hang out with your family and relax and have fun. Enjoy nature and each other.

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a reservoir for drinking water. The lake is very pretty, but mostly undeveloped. I see loads of people fishing, so I assume it's good for that. We've done some hiking, but trails are scarce. Some nice docks to sit and look at the...More

Thank Johanna H
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