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St. Ellen Mine Park

St. Ellen Mine Lake - Fairview Heights

Location Overview

  • Body of Water: St. Ellen Mine Lake
  • Location: Fairview Heights
  • Coordinates: 38.58178811, -89.96043205
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County park and a nice lake with a few nooks that harbor turtles, heron, egrets and lots of geese. Nice, short evening paddle spot. Popular with kayak, SUP and used by the local outdoor stores to test equipment and teach skills. Twice around is a decent workout on the SUP.
  • Launch Point
  • Free Parking
  • Year-Round Bathrooms
  • Boat Ramp
  • Picnic Tables

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