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Devil's Kitchen Lake

1625 Tacoma Lake Road, Carbondale, IL 62901


Devil's Kitchen Lake is an 810-acre reservoir in Southern Illinois, created by the damming of Grassy Creek.

This 810 acre lake with a maximum depth of 90 feet and a 24-mile shoreline is part of the Crab Orchard Refuge. It is stocked with rainbow and brown trout and provides largemouth bass, bluegill, sunfish, crappie, channel catfish, bullheads, and carp. Boat ramps are available. Boats have a 10-horsepower limit. Camping is available.

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