Weinberg-King State Park

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Weinberg-King State Park

Illinois

(217) 392-2345

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Overview

Weinberg-King State Fish and Wildlife Area is an area of rolling hills with a meandering creek in western Illinois. The 772-acre State Fish & Wildlife Area, donated to the state by Mrs. Gertrude K. Allen in 1968, provides opportunities for fishing, hunting and particularly horseback riding.

Map of Weinberg-King (IL)

Latitude, Longitude: 40.233474, -90.897673

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Activities

  • Camping

    In the equestrian area, there is a campground open to equestrian campers. The campground has 19 electrical hook-ups and pads. There is also a non-electric campground available for all other non-equestrian campers.

  • Fishing

    Williams Creek contains bluegill, bullhead, channel catfish and smallmouth bass for bank fishermen. Three ponds are also available to fish in.

  • Historic Sites

    An old log cabin and covered bridge can be visited along the horse trails.

  • Horseback Riding

    Horseback riders will find 30 miles of good trail through the Fish & Wildlife Area. Snowmobiling is allowed during the winter months.

  • Hunting

    Most of the Fish & Wildlife Area is available for upland game hunting in season. Consult the park ranger for information concerning shooting times and opening dates for various game.

  • Off Highway Vehicles

    Snowmobiling is allowed during winter months.

  • Picnicking

    There are five picnic areas with tables and park stoves. Parking lots and pit toilets are nearby. Water is available at two drinking hydrants and playground equipment is provided.

  • RVing

    The equestrian campground provides nine electrical hookups. No sewage disposal is availible.

Directions

Driving

Weinberg-King State Park Scripps Unit is located two miles southwest of Rushville off Route 24 in Schuyler County.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(217) 392-2345

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