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Washington County State Recreation Area


Wildlife abounds in the Washington County State Recreation Area, located four miles south of Nashville in southern Illinois. Visitors will marvel at the sight of rabbit, quail, squirrel, dove, deer and woodcock among the stands of pines, brushy draws and fallow fields. The beautiful Washington County Lake makes this site a special place for relaxing or fishing. Whether boating on its 248 acres, or fishing or hiking its 13-mile shoreline, the lake offers a perfect opportunity for family fun. This natural area has more than 900 acres for hunting, making it a paradise for shotgun or bow and arrow sportsmen. Whether camping, hunting, fishing, boating, hiking or picnicking, you will find Washington County State Recreation Area has what you are looking for.
 
Park Information:

West Central Illinois

18500 Conservation Dr.
Nashville IL 62263

618-327-3137



mailto:DNR.R4parks@illinois.gov&subject=Question about Washington County State Recreation Area from the DNR Website

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