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Rend Lake, IL

US Army Corps of Engineers

Rend Lake, IL, located in the heart of southern Illinois, is a natural haven for wildlife and a recreational haven for visitors. Rend Lake consists of 18,900 acres of water and 20,000 acres of land. ...[more]

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Rend Lake

Address

11981 Rend City Road
Benton, IL 62812-9803
Phone:(618) 724-2493

Directions

Located near Mt. Vernon, IL, 15 miles south of junction of I-64 and I-57.

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING HORSEBACK RIDING
  • HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED
  • OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE
  • PICNICKING PICNICKING
  • PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE
  • VISITOR CENTER VISITOR CENTER
  • WATER SPORTS WATER SPORTS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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