Lake Glendale Recreation Area
Located just off Highway 145, south of Glendale,
Illinois, Lake Glendale is the perfect choice for recreational activities. With
over 80 acres of clearwater lake, there is a wide range of activities for your
enjoyment. Whether your interests include swimming, fishing, hiking, mountain
biking or camping, Lake Glendale offers it all!
Enjoy the beautiful scenery surrounding the lake by hiking
or biking on one of our many trails.
Centrally located in the Shawnee National Forest, Oak Point campground at Lake Glendale Recreation Area is an ideal base camp from which to experience the wonders of beautiful, historic southern Illinois. Within a few minutes drive, visitors can explore the Trail of Tears, the Ohio River Scenic By-way, Dixon Springs State Park, and numerous other memorable sights. Don't forget to visit the Chocolate Factory for your choice of delicious ice cream or select from a mouth-watering variety of hand-made chocolate treats.