Peoria Lake, Illinois


Peoria Lake lies on the Illinois River between the cities of Peoria and East Peoria. It's popular for boating, waterskiing, and other water sports. It isn't, however, a good place to fish. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Peoria Lake has lost a significant amount of its fish habitat due to sedimentation, which creates conditions that are unfavorable for aquatic plants.

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Things to do & local info

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Water Sports:
Do Dive in Scuba Center, 8111 North University Street, Peoria, IL 61615
Swim & Such, 1214 West Loucks Avenue, Peoria, IL 61604

State Parks
Fort Creve Coeur State Park, Illinois

Fishing Bait and Tackle Shops
Dick's Sporting Goods, 309-683-2400, 5205 West War Memorial Drive, Peoria 61615
Gander Mountain, 309-692-4110, 5114 Holiday Drive, Peoria 61615
Presleys Outdoors, 309-697-1193, 1510 Garfield Ave, Bartonville 61607

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

Closest Cities
Peoria, Illinois
Pekin, Illinois

Closest Airports
Greater Peoria Regional, Illinois
CIRA Central Illinois Regional, Illinois

Regional Airports
Rainbow Heliport, Illinois
General Downing - Peoria Intl Airport, Illinois
Mount Hawley Auxiliary Airport, Illinois

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Map of Peoria Lake, Illinois


Restaurants in the vicinity
Famous Dave's Rivereast Grill and Barbeque
Silver Bullet
Bill & Mary's
Dixon's Fisheries
Moms Place
Hotels in the vicinity
Adams Wilson R
Hampton Inn
Holiday Inn Exp East Peoria
L & L Motel
Mark Twain Hotel

 

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Current Weather at Peoria Lake, Illinois


Fair

57°F

Fair
Humidity: 81%
Wind: SE at 3 mph

3-day forecast

Saturday
PM Thunderstorms
60°F / 85°F
Sunday
Sunny
50°F / 75°F
Monday
Sunny
48°F / 72°F

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