Clinton Lake State Recreation Area is a 9,300-acre facility, just 3 miles east of Clinton in central Illinois.
From picnicking, hiking and camping to swimming, water skiing and boating to hunting for upland game, people come to Clinton Lake to enjoy the outdoors.
Hybrid and pure striped bass fishing is very popular here with numerous fish more than 10 pounds taken every year.
The upper arms of the lake are no wake areas and portions are restricted to electric trolling motors only.
Waterskiing here is popular and is permitted from the Route 54 bridge to the Route 48 bridge.