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Lake Le-Aqua-Na State Park

8542 N Lake Rd, Lena, IL 61048-9636
+1 815-369-4282
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The Great Outdoors

We have been here several times to fish. I can't say we catch too much, but we always have a good... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Amanda M
Freeport, Illinois
Looking for scenery

Awesome!!!! This park is beautiful... great for fishing 🎣 first time visiting this park and we... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Tracy P
via mobile
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This family-oriented park centers around a man-made 40-acre lake.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tent sites” (4 reviews)
“pit toilets” (3 reviews)
“hiking trails” (3 reviews)
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8542 N Lake Rd, Lena, IL 61048-9636
+1 815-369-4282
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We have been here several times to fish. I can't say we catch too much, but we always have a good time. The scenery is always beautiful and it is alway so peaceful out there. I have gotten to see some great sunsets while fishing....More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome!!!! This park is beautiful... great for fishing 🎣 first time visiting this park and we found it very well kept. Lots and lots of places to stop and take a walk.

Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Pros: Grounds were well maintained. Enough trees to provide adequate shade. The campground was not too crowded so campers were not right on top of each other. Campground hosts were friendly and helpful. This was a quiet and peaceful place to camp for the weekend....More

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The beach is somewhat well kept, the water was pleasant. There is a bunch of algae in the water. The children enjoyed themselves. Parking is available. Water is shallow enough for kids to walk right in. Will definitely be visiting often this summer.

2  Thank Yvonne D
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This state park used to be the bright spot in Lena. Due to state budgeting, it has really gone downhill. The roads are literally being washed away, with no signs of repair anytime soon. The snack shop/boat rental store is closed. It hasn't been open...More

4  Thank Cindy1958798
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This state park should be the poster child for parks not receiving any money because of a budget crisis. My husband and I came here specifically to go kayaking and what we found was sad. There was a green algae covering the entire lake and...More

1  Thank jdub839
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a week, used campground as center point for motorcycle day trips. -day rode to house on the rock spring green Wisconsin. Went to galena Illinois. Rode to poopies bar and restaurant in Savana Illinois. Another day to railroad Musuem. Great motorcycle riding...More

Thank Dale N
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Really nice trailer campground. Wide sites, clean and quite. The showers are good and stinks, flush toilets are in this central building. Pit toilets are located further from center for the not wanting to walk to center building. Hosts were helpful. The park outside of...More

1  Thank Sam H
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I live about 5 miles away in Lena and use this state park multiple times a week for exercise (2.1 miles around the park or more if you choose a trail) and to let my boys roam the trails, creek and lake. We come here...More

1  Thank swinter04
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This was a very nice little state park, there is lots to do here. I nice little beach to enjoy, hiking, fishing, camping, boating (small electric motors only), two playgrounds, and lots of day usage areas. There are two campgrounds, one for tents with non-electric...More

4  Thank Derek S
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23 May 2016|
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Response from Realisticamper | Reviewed this property |
I know we had a fire ring at our campsite and wood was being sold by the people monitoring the campfround.
Geoff S
5 May 2015|
Response from Doug W | Reviewed this property |
Not bad but if our state would get there head of of the place the sun doesn't shine the park and lake would be in far better shape