10981 Conservation Road, Baldwin Illinois 62217
Located 35 miles southeast of St. Louis, Missouri, the area comprises more than 20,000 acres and extends along the Kaskaskia River from Fayetteville to the Mississippi River.
Baldwin Lake 2,018-acre reservoir is open to the public for fishing and is a major part of the area s waterfowl refuge.
Fishing is the most popular activity on the Kaskaskia River. The area contains 36 miles of channelized river, plus additional oxbows, creeks, and river bottom lakes.
Primitive camping and picnicking are permitted on lands adjacent to the river.
Other Illinois State Parks nearby:
(Carlyle) Eldon Hazlet State Park
(Cairo) Fort Defiance State Park
(East St. Louis) Frank Holten State Park
(Granite City) Horseshoe Lake State Park
(Baldwin) Kaskaskia River State Park
(Murphysboro) Lake Murphysboro State Park
11/22 Coming to The Baldwin area
Belleville Art on the Square Belleville IL May17-19
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Hot August Blues Festival Hardin KY August23-24 Like we always say, if you've never been you don't know what you're missing. It's not about the music; it's not about the lake...it's all about having a good time!! Everything else is just a bonus! Bring your coolers (no glass bottles please), lawn chairs, sunscreen and ponchos, cause the festival is held rain or shine!