Middle Fork State Fish and Wildlife Area Article

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Middle Fork State Fish and Wildlife Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Middle Fork State Fish and Wildlife Area
Map showing the location of Middle Fork State Fish and Wildlife Area
Map of the U.S. state of Illinois showing the location of Middle Fork State Fish and Wildlife Area
Location Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Nearest city Oakwood, Illinois
Coordinates 40°15′34″N 87°47′38″W / 40.25944°N 87.79389°W / 40.25944; -87.79389
MIDDLE FORK STATE FISH AND WILDLIFE AREA Latitude and Longitude:

40°15′34″N 87°47′38″W / 40.25944°N 87.79389°W / 40.25944; -87.79389
Area2,700 acres (1,100 ha)
Established1986
Governing body Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Middle Fork State Fish and Wildlife Area is an Illinois state park on 2,700 acres (1,100 ha) in Vermilion County, Illinois, United States. It is located about 6 miles (9.7 km) north of Interstate 74 and the Oakwood exit. Its name comes from the Middle Fork of the Vermilion River that flows through the area.

References

  • "Middle Fork State Fish and Wildlife Area". Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Archived from the original on 2007-06-15. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  • USGS. "Middle Fork State Fish and Wildlife Areas, USGS Potomac (IL) Quad". TopoQuest. Retrieved 2008-07-05.