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Macoupin County

Macoupin County, Illinois is a beautiful rural area located in the southwestern part of the state just south of the city of Springfield. The county has a population of roughly 48,000 people and an area of 720 square miles. Top industries include agriculture, manufacturing, retail trade, transportation, and warehousing. This quaint county showcases picturesque rolling hills as well as some great architecture. There’s plenty to do here with local attractions such as lakes and museums that attract

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Lake/ River/ Ponds to Explore in Macoupin County

New Gillespie Lake

New Gillespie Lake, is a lovely lake that offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities. It spans 240 acres and is full of many species of animals including bluegill, catfish and bass. Boaters can enjoy the pontoon boat access on the lake while anglers can take advantage of the open fishing spots or try their luck at night fishing. There are also plenty of shoreline options for relaxing picnics or those looking to observe wildlife.

Otter Lake Park

Otter Lake Park is a stunning recreational area that should not be missed. With over 217 acres of parkland and 4 miles of shoreline along the picturesque Otter Lake, visitors can partake in a vast array of outdoor activities. Whether you want to explore the trails or the lake itself, there's something for everyone! In addition, Otter Lake Park boasts an abundance of wildlife including bald eagles and white-tailed deer. There are also plenty of camping sites for those who want to stay overnight.

Map of Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in Macoupin County