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Cardinal Drive is closed due to a water line connection project.

The road to the observatory and observatory trail are closed to park visitors for a project and should be avoided due to heavy equipment entering and leaving.

With its woods, water and wildlife, Walnut Point State Park in east-central Illinois has it all - from fishing, hunting and camping to hiking, picnicking and cross-country skiing. Conveniently located within a few miles of Interstate 57, U.S. Highway 36 and Illinois Route 133, the 671-acre site is 20 miles northeast of Charleston.​





Park Information:

East Central Illinois

2331 E. CR 370 N






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