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Lake Lou Yaeger Recreation Area

4943 Beach House Trail, Litchfield, IL 62056

(217) 324-5832

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Looking for a new outdoor recreation area to host your next tournament or sporting event? Lake Lou Yaeger is the centerpiece of Litchfield's robust recreation offerings. The 1,357-acre, 5.5-mile-long lake offers boating and fishing, and the surrounding 4,641 acres are great for hiking, biking and equestrian use. The lake is host to the annual TriathLou triathalon event that brings hundreds of people to the area from all over the country. 

The Milnot Beach area includes picnic areas, playgrounds and camping sites. Explore hiking and biking trails, then cool off with a swim at the lake beach. Consider renting the Milnot Beach event space for your next party, conference or reception.  The 761 sf facility is equipped with kitchen and private entrance.

The Route 66 Hike & Bike Trail offers 6.6 miles of unpaved, marked trails for hiking or biking, complete with bike repair stations along the trail.


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