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Lake Benton

Franklin County - Illinois
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Frequently Asked Questions About Lake Benton, IL

How big is Lake Benton?
Lake Benton is approximately 68 sq acres (0.3 sq km) in size with 3 miles (4.8 km) of shoreline.

How deep is Lake Benton?
Lake Benton is approximately 30 feet (9.2 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Lake Benton?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Carp, Channel Catfish, Drum (Sheepshead), Largemouth Bass, White Crappie and Yellow Bass in Lake Benton.

Are there fishing guides or charters for Lake Benton?
Yes! There are fishing guides and charters for Lake Benton and/or the surrounding area.

What are the closest cities to Lake Benton?
Nearby cities and towns include Whittington, IL, Benton, IL and Ewing, IL.

Are there places to stay in the Lake Benton area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Lake Benton and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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What are the best fishing times for Lake Benton?
Today for Lake Benton, fishing looks to be moderately active with peak fishing times around 6-8 am and 2-3 pm and 6-7 pm. (view forecast graph)

For more best fishing times and fishing forecast vist our Lake Benton Fishing Forecasts section. Lake-Link Pro users can acess fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and dial into species specific data.

Are there places to eat and drink near Lake Benton?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

Explore the Lake Benton area in a RV
Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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What is the average air temp for Lake Benton?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Lake Benton? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 68°F (20°C) to a low around 46°F (8°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near Lake Benton?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 1 state park in the vacinity of Lake Benton.

For more Illinois State Park information see our State Park Guide.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Lake Benton...
Benton Lake 0.0 mi 68 30 ft
Lake Hamilton 0.6 mi 34 18 ft
Lake Moses 3.6 mi 170 30 ft
Rend Lake 4.4 mi 18,900 35 ft
Buckner Reservoir 7.3 mi 17
West Frankfort New City Lake 12.5 mi 214
West Frankfort Old City Lake 13.0 mi 147
Arrowhead Lake 15.8 mi 30
DuQuoin City Lake 16.6 mi 210 30 ft
Johnston City Lake 18.0 mi 59 11 ft
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