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Vandalia Lake

Rt. 185, Vandalia, IL 62471


Camping, fishing, nature walks, swimming, boating, beach, bathhouse and picnic area.

The Vandalia Lake is a 660-acre lake with 12 miles of shoreline, located four miles northwest of Vandalia on Illinois Route 185 with an entrance to the marina, boat dock, campground and beach. The marina has boater's licenses available, plus gasoline, snacks, fishing supplies and bait.

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