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Rend Lake facilities closed during government shutdown

(Source: KFVS) (Source: KFVS)
BENTON, IL (KFVS) -

Several Rend Lake facilities are shut down due to the government shutdown on Jan. 20.

Areas affected include: 

  • The Rend Lake Project Office and Visitor Center
  • All gated day use areas including Jackie Branch, Turnip Patch, Ina Boat Ramp, South Marcum, and North Marcum. 

The water portion of Rend Lake and the bike trail remain open for use by visitors during the shutdown. 

Access to the lake is available in the Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park, the Sailboat Harbor, and the Rend Lake Conservancy District Boat Ramp located off Route 154. 

The full service Rend Lake Marina is open and continues operating on winter hours.

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