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Lake Vermillion County Park

2607 Denmark Road, Danville, IL 61834


Lake Vermilion is a 1000-acre lake located in Danville. It is one of Illinois' most heavily stocked lakes for fishing.

Lake Vermilion County Park includes a boat ramp, dock complex, concession building, playground, and an open shelter. The park is open year round and considered 'high-use' during summer weekends with power boating (unlimited HP), jet skiing, water skiing, and fishing tournaments. Wildlife observation includes herons, river otters, and eagles. Bass, tiger muskies, catfish, crappie, and walleye are frequently fished.

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