Added by Lucas Bremer

Stunning location to get on the water near Simpson, IL.

Enjoy the seclusion of this 118-acre lake. After a few miles of unimproved rough road, you will arrive at the spill way of Millstone Lake. The remoteness alone is worth the trip. Kayak, Canoe, or SUP the lake and even extend it up a couple of miles into Bay Creek.

Fishing is also enjoyed on the lake and all Illinois fishing regulations apply here.

Another exciting feature of this lake is the was out canyons on the spillway. After rains there are small waterfalls here, and fossils are found by many visitors. It is a unique landscape caused by flash floods that sometimes ravage the area.

There are no campgrounds here and a high clearance vehicle is required to get to the lake.

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