2221 Walnut Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
- 20 acres
- Year round
Anglers must not use more than 2 poles and each pole must not have more than 2 hooks or lures attached while fishing.
Channel Catfish: 6 fish daily creel limit
Largemouth Bass: 15 minimum length.
Forest Service Road 786, a gravel road leading to the lake provides good access.
An unimproved boat launch provides boat access to the Big Muddy River.
Electric motors only.
Relax and enjoy the seclusion of this 20-acre oxbow lake on the Big Muddy River.
Map + Directions
Travel west from Murphysboro on Route 13 to Route 3, the Great River Road. Head south on Route 3 to Forest Service Route 786 leading to the Oakwood Bottoms Interpretative Site. Continue west on Forest Service Route 786 approximately 6 miles to the lake.