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Moraine View State Recreation Area, IL

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sat Oct 18 2014   Later Dates
 

Description

Ridges left by glacial movement, now dotted with scattered groves of hardwood trees, serve as the backdrop for this park. It offers year-round recreational opportunities from its location east of Bloomington-Normal and near LeRoy. Kickapoo and Potawatomi tribes lived here when settlers first came to the area. This facility has a concession stand with both indoor and patio seating, and also serves as a check station for permit pheasant hunters in the fall. 27374 Moraine View Park Road, LeRoy 61752; (309)724-8032.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Archery
  • BATHHOUSE
  • BOAT RAMP
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch
  • Boating
  • Boating, Canoeing
  • Boating, Kayaking
  • Boating, Pedal
  • CAMPING, BACKCOUNTRY
  • Campground Host
  • Camping, Equestrian
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Cultural sites / Exhibtits
  • Dock, Boat
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Fishing, Park Lake
  • Geological Formations
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Hiking - Moderate
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Horse Rentals
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Information/Contact Station
  • Interpretive Trail
  • Jogging/Running
  • Kiosk
  • Maintenance, Facility
  • Moorage
  • Newspapers
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • Paddle Boat Rentals
  • Paddle Boating
  • Park Lake
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Powerboating
  • Rentals, Boat, Pedal
  • Restaurant
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Bait & Tackle
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
  • Retail, Snacks
  • River/Stream
  • SCENIC DRIVING ROUTES
  • SWIMMING, PARK LAKE
  • Sail Boating
  • Sanitary Dump
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Trails, Easy Hiking/Walking
  • Trails, Equestrian
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Viewing Platform/Overlook
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lake
  • Water, Drinking
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Admin Service, Copying
  • Admin Service, Faxing
  • Archeological Sites
  • Ball Field
  • Church
  • Dining
  • Emergency Services
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Golf
  • Grocery Store
  • Group/Community Facility
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance, Vehicle
  • Motel
  • Outfitter
  • Propane
  • Recycling Station
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Retail, Supplies
  • SWIMMING - PARK LAKE
  • Swimming, Pool
  • Town
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Antiquing
  • Area attraction
  • Art & Museum
  • Car Rentals
  • Field Sports/Activities
  • Golfing
  • Maintenance, Boat
  • Maintenance, RV/Camper
  • Mall
  • Medical Clinic
  • Meeting Space
  • Mobile Food Service
  • Museum
  • Musical Performances
  • Orchard/Produce Farm
  • Pay Telephone
  • Putt-Putt Course
  • Putt-putt
  • Rock Climbing
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Shopping
Alerts and Important Information
  • Shelter Reservations are non-refundable unless the area is closed by the Department, in this circumstance the Site Manager will contact you prior to your reservation date to cancel and issue your refund.
  • A responsible adult (18 years of age or older) from the camping party must register for the party and thereby acknowledge compliance with the rules and regulations of the park for the party.
  • At least on responsible adult must accompany each group of 15 mimors.
  • Special camping rate reductions apply to Illinois residents only.
  • Group size and number of vehicles cannot exceed the stablished maximums.
  • The maximum length of camping stay from May 1 through Spetember 30 is 14 nights in any 30 day period.
  • Alcohol is not allowed in any of the camping areas.
  • All pets must be on a leash. Pet owners are responsible for their animal's waste and must dispose of it properly.
  • All visitors are required to leave the park at or before 10:00 PM.
  • Groups of 25 or more are required to register in advance with the park office.
  • For specific park information or questions regarding your reservation, please call the Park Office at 309-724-8032
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    40.41222, -88.73361
    40°24'44"N, 88°44'1"W

    From I 74, Exit #149 at LeRoy. Follow signs into LeRoy. Turn left on US 150 to Casey General Store. Turn Right on LeRoy-Lexington blacktop (County Hwy. 21). North to sign (Moraine View State Park), next Right. Follow road into park, past main entrance to flagpole.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    Moraine View State Recreation Area
    27374 Moraine View Park Rd.
    LeRoy IL 61752

    Special Events:

      The events listed here are not intended to be an all inclusive list. Please contact the park for further details.

    • Wing-shooting clinic for Youths & Women. from Apr 24 2010 to Apr 25 2010