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Lake Le-Aqua-Na State Park

8542 N Lake Rd, Lena, IL 61048-9636
+1 815-369-4282
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Such a shame!

This state park used to be the bright spot in Lena. Due to state budgeting, it has really gone... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lena, Illinois

This state park should be the poster child for parks not receiving any money because of a budget... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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“tent sites” (4 reviews)
“pit toilets” (3 reviews)
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8542 N Lake Rd, Lena, IL 61048-9636
+1 815-369-4282
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This state park used to be the bright spot in Lena. Due to state budgeting, it has really gone downhill. The roads are literally being washed away, with no signs of repair anytime soon. The snack shop/boat rental store is closed. It hasn't been open...More

Thank Cindy1958798
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This state park should be the poster child for parks not receiving any money because of a budget crisis. My husband and I came here specifically to go kayaking and what we found was sad. There was a green algae covering the entire lake and...More

1  Thank jdub839
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a week, used campground as center point for motorcycle day trips. -day rode to house on the rock spring green Wisconsin. Went to galena Illinois. Rode to poopies bar and restaurant in Savana Illinois. Another day to railroad Musuem. Great motorcycle riding...More

Thank Dale N
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Really nice trailer campground. Wide sites, clean and quite. The showers are good and stinks, flush toilets are in this central building. Pit toilets are located further from center for the not wanting to walk to center building. Hosts were helpful. The park outside of...More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I live about 5 miles away in Lena and use this state park multiple times a week for exercise (2.1 miles around the park or more if you choose a trail) and to let my boys roam the trails, creek and lake. We come here...More

Thank swinter04
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This was a very nice little state park, there is lots to do here. I nice little beach to enjoy, hiking, fishing, camping, boating (small electric motors only), two playgrounds, and lots of day usage areas. There are two campgrounds, one for tents with non-electric...More

4  Thank Derek S
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This state park is near and dear to us as a family for decades. In the summer, the tent camping is down the road from the RV folks and offers a "non electronic" get-away experience. Only electric motors are allowed on the lake, so it...More

1  Thank Hellenictraveler
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We camped here in August of 2015 in a 38' motorhome. A little tight coming up the hill to the campground in a large unit, but once at the campground plenty of nice level spaces available. Everything appeared clean. The pavement could use some work...More

1  Thank Realisticamper
Reviewed 15 March 2016

great park except our lousy state of Illinois do not do a very good job of the upkeep to roads etc.the park used to be a great place to camp but since our state is in a budget crunch there does not seem to be...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 3 November 2015

If you like to take pictures of deer and wildlife and birds, this is a great park for that. There's also fishing, a beach, and camping, trails for horses and people as well. It's pretty hilly so you get a good workout too.

Thank glstorm
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are bonfires allowed at the camp sites?
23 May 2016|
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Response from Realisticamper | Reviewed this property |
I know we had a fire ring at our campsite and wood was being sold by the people monitoring the campfround.
Geoff S
What is the condition of the lake this year?
4 May 2015|
Response from Doug W | Reviewed this property |
Not bad but if our state would get there head of of the place the sun doesn't shine the park and lake would be in far better shape