Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park encompasses 3,300 acres and is surrounded by a recreation area of 22,300 acres of natural beauty including a 19,000 acre lake.  Rend lake provides opportunites for sailing, fishing, swimming, boating, hunting, biking, camping, and hiking. The Rend Lake Resort and Conference Center has a full service marina with 6 boat launch ramps, several boat docks and a bait shop. We offer many options for recreation, shopping and local fun. Click the links below to find out more information about Rend Lake and the surrounding areas.


Rend Lake Attractions

Illinois Artisans Shop & Visitors Center         

Rend Lake where the Fun Begins!

Rend Lake Shooting Complex

Rend Lake Bike Trail

Camp Manitowa

Fishing and Hunting Guides

Rend Lake Fishing Report

All Seasons Crappie Fishing Guide Service

Todd Guessner Outdoors

Crappie Xtreme Guide Service


Rend Lake Golf Course                   

Franklin County Country Club

Kokapelli Golf Club

Area Attractions

Southern Illinois Miners                

Pheasant Hollow Winery  

Rend  Lake College

Aquatic Zoo

Green Door Spa