Lake Murphysboro State Park, Murphysboro

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#35 of 60 in Nature in Illinois
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Lake Murphysboro State Park Reviews
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  • I highly recommend going to the lake. There are numerous spots for picnics. There are lots of places for children to play and the fishing is very good.  more »
  • Beautiful clear water lake and camp sites. Some of the best fishing in the Southern Illinois area. Clean restrooms, picnic tables  more »
  • We camped there in early August. The park has limited electrical service so 1/2 the campsites were closed (too many RV air conditioners for the system to handle). The park is well maintained and the c...  more »
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  • Nice park but needs lots of upkeep. You can see wildlife such as birds,deer,squirrels,fox,owls,snakes,turtles,Turkey's and much more. Good place to camp,walks,hiking trails and fishing.
  • Always a fun state park..camping, fishing, boating, hiking, picnic areas, tent camping, RV spaces with full hookups available at area #4, RV dump station, jogging areas, 2 boat ramps, 7+ fishihg dock/piers, many picnic areas..plenty of parking in every area.
  • If your looking for good scenery.... This will be a good starting place.
  • Our favorite place to camp. It quite, family friendly and absolutely beautiful! The campground host is one of the nicest people I've ever meet.
  • Simple park with a 4 mile road that goes around the lake. It's a great lake to walk/jog around. Very hilly, so you need to have gears and strong legs if you want to bike it. Very low vehicle traffic. There are camping spots, both tent and rv. Supposedly it is a good fishing lake, but I don't fish. This park would be perfect if they built some mountain bike trails.
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