Lake Sara

15482 Wildwood Dr
Exit 160
Effingham, Illinois 62401

A quiet cove at dawn, where the only sound is the whir of a casting reel and gentle splash of the fly hitting the water's surface...that's Lake Sara. A sunny afternoon slalom skiing behind a powerful boat or running along the beach..that's Lake Sara. A family picnic in the grass at the water's edge or a family reunion with fried chicken and the works under one of the pavilions..that's Lake Sara. Lake Sara is 640-acre recreational lake nestled into a wooded shoreline, encircled by a winding road. Spend a day, week or a season on the shores of Lake Sara. Fishing is a popular activityat the lake with fish including black bass, crappie, bluegill, channel catfish, and walleye. Other features include a public beach, boat launching area, boat rental, camping and picnic areas. Lake Sara has something for everyone in every season of the year.


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