Shabbona Lake State Park Article

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Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area
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Hiking trail and Shabbona Lake, Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area, November 2013
Map showing the location of Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area
Map of the U.S. state of Illinois showing the location of Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area
Location DeKalb County, Illinois, USA
Nearest city Shabbona, Illinois
Coordinates 41°44′22″N 88°51′08″W / 41.73944°N 88.85222°W / 41.73944; -88.85222
SHABBONA LAKE STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

41°44′22″N 88°51′08″W / 41.73944°N 88.85222°W / 41.73944; -88.85222
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Area1,550 acres (630 ha)
Established1978
Governing body Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area is an Illinois state park on 1,550 acres (630 ha) in Shabbona Township, DeKalb County, Illinois, United States. Shabbona Lake is a man-made lake created in 1975 by damming the (Big) Indian Creek, a tributary of the Fox River. Its name derives from the Potawatomi leader Shabbona.

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References

  • "Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area". Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  • USGS. "Shabbona Lake, USGS Shabbona Grove (IL) Quad". TopoQuest. Retrieved 2008-07-05.