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Blanding Landing R.A. Corps of Engineers
Hanover, IL

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Added by: Pathfinder75

Blanding Landing Boat Ramp. Location has Camping, Flush Toilet, Potable Water. See (http://www.recreation.gov/) search for Blanding Landing.
Blanding Landing (IL)
5720 SOUTH RIVER ROAD
Information:(563)582-0881

More info:
http://www.recreation.gov/camping/Blanding_Landing_Il/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=
Millers Landing - Mississippi Palisades State Park
Savanna, IL

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Added by: Dave Watts

From Savanna, IL:

Marina Drive is aprox. 3 miles north of intersection of Rt.64 & Rt.84 off of Rt.84. West side of road across RxR tracks. Directly across from the North entrance to the Mississippi Palisades State Park.

Nice boat landing with ample parking


Description from the Illinois DNR:

"Palisades is the word used to describe a line of lofty, steep cliffs usually seen along a river, and Mississippi Palisades, 3 miles north of Savanna in Carroll County, handsomely lives up to its name. Caves are evident as are dangerous sink holes-limestone caves that go straight down. Erosion has carved intriguing rock formations, including Indian Head, with its aquiline characteristics, and Twin Sisters, a pair of humanoid figures on the bluff tops. The U.S. Interior Department recognized the remarkable nature of this area when in 1973 it designated acreage here as a national landmark."

More info:
http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R1/PALISADE.HTM


     
  




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