Lake of the Woods
Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve is a popular site located in a rolling wooded area near Mahomet, Illinois. This beautiful park occupies almost 900 acres along the corridor of the Sangamon River. Located 10 miles west of Champaign-Urbana, Lake of the Woods Preserve is easily accessible from Interstate 74, exit #174 or #172. It also offers fishing, boating, hiking, picnicking, cross-country skiing, sledding, the HI-Tower bell carillon and observation area, building rentals and educational programs.