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Lake Sara

Routes 32-33 North, Effingham, IL 62401
+1 217-868-2964
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Father's Day Weekend

Relaxing 3 day weekend. 3 generations, all enjoyed Lake Sara in June! Small but quiet lake, strict... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
h_zurweller
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Nice Lake

Our family lives nearby here, so we see the lake quite often, and it is beautiful. Great for... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
cbriggerman2001
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Effingham, Illinois
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Routes 32-33 North, Effingham, IL 62401
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Relaxing 3 day weekend. 3 generations, all enjoyed Lake Sara in June! Small but quiet lake, strict rules about boating, swimming, & no jet skis or wave runners allowed. We tubed behind a boat, kids and adults both enjoyed the tubing and boat ride. Fishing...More

Thank h_zurweller
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Our family lives nearby here, so we see the lake quite often, and it is beautiful. Great for fishing!

Thank cbriggerman2001
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We spent the night at the home of friends who live on the lake. The sunset was nice as there were no activity in view.

Thank FromBrazil71
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Located at Effingham, Illinois in Central part of the state - The lake is not very wide so there is lot's of "wake" from water craft in the area. Like most lakes you visit the price of fuel was at a level that did not...More

Thank bethwA4551PM
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Lake Sarah is a 800 acre lake with marina, hotel, campgrounds plenty of things to do. The staff is very friendly. prices reasonable and even have a golf course next door! We may get a lot very soon!

Thank David56Chicago
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I want kayaking today on the lake. It wasn't crowded at all on a weekday. The water was smooth as glass. Beautiful day to be outside enjoying nature.

Thank SAM92311
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Lake Sara is a smaller lake and is very tranquil. We stayed at a family home on the lake and had easy access to the water, which was surprisingly about 15 feet deep right off the dock. It is a great place for boating and...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Took my stepdaughter to beach. It is very small, but quiet and relaxing. If you have kids bring rafts or beach balls.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Great new restaurant on the lake. Large outdoor seating capacity. Pet friendly! Boat docking available. Friendly staff, you may be lucky to have John as your waiter. Menu has good typical bar food selection.

2  Thank bettyIllinois
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Lake Sara is a beautiful, somewhat small to medium-sized lake. A fun place to boat, waterski, fish or sim. Skidoos are out allowed.

Thank fromls2ss
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