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Rock Cut State Park

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Beautiful Illinois state park with two lakes that set off the park's 3,092 acres. Pierce Lake, with 162 acres, is a retreat for people wanting to fish, ice fish or ice skate. A second 50-acre Olson Lake is especially for swimmers. Fishing, boat launches, restored prairie and birdwatching, hiking, extensive campgrounds, paddleboat and canoe rental, horse and bike trails, cross-country ski trails and concessions.

  • Directions: The park is accessible from Highway 173, at the north entrance and Harlem Road at the south entrance. Travelers using Interstate 90 should take exit at Highway 173.
  • Hours: April-October 6:00am-10:00pm | November-March 8:00am-5:00pm | Food/Beverage Service: May-October
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