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Cedar Lake

Cedar Creek Rd., Carbondale, IL 62901

Canoeing & Kayaking

Cedar Lake is a 1,750-acre reservoir in southern Illinois, created by the damming of Cedar Creek, a tributary of the Big Muddy River, in 1974. The lake is located in Jackson County, southwest of Carbondale, Illinois.

Located in the Shawnee National Forest, this 1,750 acre lake has 40 miles of shoreline, a maximum depth of 60 feet, and 10hp limit on boat motors.

What's happening nearby...

CarbondALE Brew Fest

Town Square Pavilion •  May 02 – May 03 @ 6PM

Carbondale Main Street is partnering with Southern Illinois University Fermentation Science Institute and Southern Illinois Brewers to host the 10th CarbondALE Brew Fest!

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