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Shedd Aquarium

Lake Lou Yaegar Park and Shoal Creek Conservation Area

4291 Beach House Trail, Litchfield, IL 62056

Bird & Eagle Watching

Get away to 1400-acre Lake Lou Yaeger and enjoy our popular brand of fishing, boating, hiking, camping and riding.

Known as a regional attraction for boating, fishing, swimming, water sports, and camping, ‘The Lou’ consists of a pleasant combination of developed and undeveloped shorelines, and offers many recreational opportunities to visitors. The lake features 2 public boat ramps, one with gas dock and supply store, a public swimming beach featuring an air conditioned snack bar, shower house, and restrooms, and 45 miles of quiet shoreline to enjoy during daytime hours. Lake Lou Yaeger is conveniently located 45 miles South of Springfield. 

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