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Lake Springfield

201 E Lake Shore Dr Springfield, Illinois


The 4200-acre reservoir is the largest municipally owned lake in Illinois. Lake Springfield is a major central Illinois recreation center offering boating, fishing, and water sports. The 57 miles of shoreline includes over 735 residential sites, eight public parks, and several public boat docks and launches. The lake and lake-area parts are host to some 600,000 recreational visitors each year.