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William W. Powers State Recreation Area

With its landscaped picnic areas, water and wildlife, William W. Powers has it all - from fishing, hiking, picnicking, to hunting and bicycling. William W. Powers an oasis in the City of Chicago, wildlife, fish and fun. One of the best kept secrets for its fishing of, Large & Small mouth Bass, Crappie, Walleye, and Northern Pike within the Chicago Area. During any time of the year, wildlife viewing opportunities are everywhere. Opened in 1947, the 624-acre park is managed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

  • BOAT RAMP
  • Ball Field
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Fishing, Pier
  • Fishing, River/Stream
  • Hunting
  • Jogging/Running
  • Kiosk
  • Maintenance, Facility
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • Park Office
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Shelters
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Easy Hiking/Walking
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Walking
  • Water, Drinking
  • Paragliding
  • Windsurfing/Sailboarding

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