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Address: 13608 Fox Road, Yorkville, IL 60560
Phone Number: 630-553-6297
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Pretty much a nice quiet spot (depends on who comes around). I would say it's better for hiking than fishing though we did finally catch a couple of channel cats. Would definitely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Plainfield, Illinois
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Yorkville, Illinois
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54 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It is a nice SMALL state park. It is located on the Fox River making it accessible for canoeing. It also has a small lake and areas for picnicking.

Thank Ron K
Yorkville, Illinois
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

A beautiful park great for taking hikes in and fishing. There's several playgrounds for children and large pavilions were I've seen family gatherings held. Great place for spotting wildlife like water snakes, spiders, deer, and songbirds.

1 Thank DoodleDuckie
Plainfield, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Pretty much a nice quiet spot (depends on who comes around). I would say it's better for hiking than fishing though we did finally catch a couple of channel cats. Would definitely go back.

Thank tr0picalgal
Crown Point, Indiana
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We always take our kids here fishing. They also have grills around so you can cook there if you want. My husband also proposed to me here.

Thank K G
Darien, Illinois
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67 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A friend and I went kayaking in June in the small lake located in this park. Very tranquil and peaceful place. Would recommend for anyone who wants to go hiking or kayaking.

Thank Garet P
Oswego, Illinois
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83 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Nice trails for running and hiking. Two decent sized lakes for fishing. Good access to Fox River. Paddle boat rentals and concession stand available. Very easy and short hike to spring.

Thank DisneyDad21
Chicago, Illinois
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1,183 reviews
461 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 854 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Silver Springs State Park, or Silver Springs Fish and Wildlife Area, is located five miles west of Yorkville, Illinois, in Kendall County. Purchased by the State of Illinois in 1969, the 1,350-acre site along the Fox River provides a picturesque landscape for picnicing, fishing and hiking in the summer and for ice fishing, ice skating, sledding and cross-country skiing in... More 

Thank Taylor B
Sandwich, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

So beautiful and great for fishing. Also has a small food stand that is open on weekends. I come her often as it has many trails and is a great place to take a nice walk. Just love it!

1 Thank sheila60548
Marco Island, Florida
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Oh my. I almost hate to share this wonderful space with the world in fear that it will get crowded. Right now, it is not. However, it could handle many more people! It is clean, has wonderful trails, offers picnic areas and plenty of walking paths. You can fish or boat or just sit on the benches and enjoy the... More 

1 Thank Kris C
Yorkville, Illinois
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Close enough to hone to go quite often. My husband likes to fish while I wander the trails. Excellent for families & picnics

Thank mmynatt

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