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Washington County State Recreation Area, IL

A 248 acre lake fed by two creeks is the focal point of the Washington County Conservation Area, located near Nashville. As do many sites, the area offers several barrier free facilities, including camping, hunting, picnicking and a fishing pier. This park also offers a cabin available for...

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Description

A 248 acre lake fed by two creeks is the focal point of the Washington County Conservation Area, located near Nashville. As do many sites, the area offers several barrier free facilities, including camping, hunting, picnicking and a fishing pier. This park also offers a cabin available for rent with a second to be completed spring of 2010.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Archery
  • Area attraction
  • BATHHOUSE
  • BOAT RAMP
  • Bath House
  • Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boating
  • Boating, Canoeing
  • Boating, Kayaking
  • Boating, Pedal
  • Cabins
  • Campground Host
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Dock, Boat
  • Docks, Fishing/Crabbing
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Field Sports/Activities
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Fishing, Park Lake
  • Fishing, Pier
  • Fishing, River/Stream
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Grills
  • Handicap Access
  • Handicap Sites
  • Hiking
  • Hiking - Difficult
  • Hiking Trail
  • Hunting
  • Jogging/Running
  • Lodging, Cabins
  • Marina
  • Moorage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • Paddle Boat Rentals
  • Paddle Boating
  • Park Lake
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Powerboating
  • RENTALS, FISHING EQUIPMENT
  • Rentals, Boat, Motorized
  • Rentals, Boats, Canoe
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Bait & Tackle
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Retail, Supplies
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Difficult Hiking
  • Trails, Easy Hiking/Walking
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • WATER ACCESS, RIVER / STREAM
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lake
  • Water, Drinking
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Art & Museum
  • Ball Field
  • Car Rentals
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Catering
  • Church
  • Cottages
  • Cultural Activities
  • Cultural sites / Exhibtits
  • Dining
  • Emergency Services
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fishing, Reservoir
  • Fruit / Produce Picking
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Golfing
  • Grocery Store
  • Group/Community Facility
  • HISTORIC STRUCTURE/FEATURE
  • Historic Sites
  • Hospital
  • Kennel
  • LODGING, GROUP FACILITIES
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance, Boat
  • Maintenance, Vehicle
  • Medical Clinic
  • Meeting Space
  • Mobile Food Service
  • Motel
  • Museum
  • Musical Performances
  • Newspapers
  • Orchard/Produce Farm
  • Outfitter
  • Pay Telephone
  • Photography
  • Propane
  • Recreation Programs
  • Restaurant
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Shopping
  • Swimming - Pool
  • Swimming, Pool
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Town
  • Winery Tours
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Jet Skiing
  • Maintenance, RV/Camper
  • Mall
  • Putt-putt
  • SWIMMING - PARK LAKE
  • Sail Boating
  • Skiing - Water
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Slides
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 one responsible adult must accompany each group of 15 minors.
  • Special camping rate reductions apply to Illinois residents only.
  • Group size and number of vehicles cannot exceed the established maximums.
  • The maximum length of camping stay from May 1 through September 30 is 14 nights in any 30 day period.
  • Responsible use of alcohol is permitted in the park and campground.
  • 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 10:00PM.
  • Groups of 25 or more are required to register in advance with the park office.
  • We hope you enjoy your stay or event. Remember, take only memories, leave only footprints
  • For specific park information or questions regarding your reservation, please call the Park Office at 618-327-3137
  • Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    Washington County State Recreation Area
    18500 Conservation Drive
    Nashville  IL  62263

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (618)327-3137