Johnson-Sauk Trail - State Recreation Area, Kewanee

#63 of 76 in Nature in Illinois
State Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area is an Illinois state park on 1,365 acres (552 ha) in Henry County, Illinois, United States. The park also has a 58-acre (23 ha) lake (Johnson Lake) with various types of fish. The lake has boat rentals and a maximum depth of 21 feet (6.4 m). The park has many trails, and a campground. Ryan's round barn has a tour every year in the park. Near the round barn, is a scenic 3-acre (1.2 ha) pond which is a great place to hike to.

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  • My family stayed on site 21 in our popup and had a great time. We LOVED the pencil tree forest. There are only a handful of campsites w electric in this circle of trees. Although these types of...  more »
  • If you are approaching the park fron the south on #78, you will notice an incline to higher ground, which the park sits st the crest of. This is the the Sauk Trail. American bison used this as a...  more »

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