William W. Powers State Recreation Area Maps

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

William W. Powers State Recreation Area Description

William W. Powers State Recreation Area, located on Wolf Lake on Chicago'?s far southeast side at the Illinois-Indiana state line, offers opportunities to get outdoors and enjoy nature in the city for residents and visitors.;A 160-acre recreation area was acquired by the State of Illinois in 1947 and became known as the Wolf Lake State Recreation Area. Other acquisitions have now increased the area to 580 acres, of which 419 acres are water.;In 1965, the Illinois General Assembly approved changi

Coordinates
: 41.661; -87.540
Area
: 580 acres (2.35 km²)
Official Link
: William W. Powers State Recreation Area

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