Oblong Lake, Illinois

Oblong Lake is located in Crawford county, Illinois. Find dining and lodging options near Oblong Lake.

Check out local things to do such as local golfing (Richland Country Club, Stone's Throw Golf Course and East Fork Par-3 Golf Course), hiking (Lake Side Foot Trail).

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Hiking Trails:
Lake Side Foot Trail

State Parks
Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area, Illinois
Sam Parr State Park, Illinois
Lincoln Trail State Park, Illinois
Crawford County State Fish and Wildlife Area, Illinois
Hidden Springs State Forest, Illinois

Fishing Regulations and license information
Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Division of Fisheries

Gift Shops
E & S Gifts, 1907 East 550th Avenue, Oblong, IL 62449
E R M Gift World, 114 S Fair St, Olney, IL 62450
Magnolia's Coffee & Gift Shops, 112 Douglas Street, Robinson, IL 62454

Antique Stores
Jasper Artisans, 122 West Washington Street, Newton, IL 62448
Midwest Antiques, 409 South Whittle Ave, Olney, IL 62450
Northeast Trading Post, 401 North East Street, Olney, IL 62450

Closest Airports
Decatur Airport, Illinois
Quincy Regional, Illinois

Local Events for Oblong, IL
Jun 24,2014: Parmalee
8:00pm: Crawford County Fairgrounds. Parmalee on 6/24/2014 at 8:00pm at Crawford County FairgroundsPurchase tickets for this event.

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Map of Oblong Lake, Illinois

Restaurants in the vicinity
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Floyd's Place
Village Tap
Monicals Pizza of Robinson
Hong Kong Buffet
Hotels in the vicinity
Jo Dawn Motel
Best Western Robinson Inn
Arvin Motel
River Park Motel
Comfort Inn Casey

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Current Weather at Oblong Lake, Illinois

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Humidity: 70%
Wind: E at 7 mph

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51°F / 73°F
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54°F / 78°F
Few showers
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Hunting Easter Eggs by the Lake

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