Lake Vermilion County Park

What To Know

The park includes 7 acres, along the 1,000 acre Lake Vermilion. Dedicated on June 12, 1984. Located at Denmark Road, Danville, Illinois

Lake Vermilion County Park Sign


June 12, 1984

total acres

7+ Acres

Lake Vermilion

1,000+ Acre Lake

Boat Access

Docks & Concession

Wildlife Viewing

Eagles, Herons & More

Why is Lake Vermilion County Park Significant?

  • Lake Vermilion is the water supply lake for Danville and several surrounding communities
  • Formerly, the heaviest-stocked fishing lake in Illinois
  • Only public access on Lake Vermilion
  • Unrestricted horse power limit for boating

Special Features of Lake Vermilion

  • Songer Pavilion
  • Courtesy Boat Docks
  • Concession building (in season)
  • Waterfowl hunting (Registration & Fee Required)
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Recreational Fishing and Tournaments
Lake Vermilion Boat Docks

Boat Access

Public lake access boat ramp and courtesy docks. (Registration & Fee Required)

Lake Vermilion County Park Concession Building

Concession Stand

Food and Drinks available (in season)

Lake Vermilion Songer Pavilion

Songer Pavilion

1080 sq. ft., overlooks Lake Vermilion, offers electricity and lights, with picnic tables. Available to reserve with a rental fee or first-come, first-serve if not reserved. Call 217-442-1691 to reserve.

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