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Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area

Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area is an Illinois state park on 1,300 acres (526 ha) in Grundy County, Illinois, United States. It is an artificial cooling pond originally excavated to enable the operation of the now defunct Collins Generating Station.

Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area
Map showing the location of Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area
Map of the U.S. state of Illinois showing the location of Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area
LocationGrundy County, Illinois, U.S.
Nearest cityMorris, Illinois
Coordinates41°22′00″N 88°20′09″W / 41.36667°N 88.33583°W / 41.36667; -88.33583Coordinates: 41°22′00″N 88°20′09″W / 41.36667°N 88.33583°W / 41.36667; -88.33583
Area1,300 acres (526 ha)
Governing bodyIllinois Department of Natural Resources

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ReferencesEdit

  • "Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area". Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  • USGS. "Heidecke State Fish and Wildlife Area, USGS Coal City (IL) Quad". TopoQuest. Retrieved 2008-07-05.