MAUTINO STATE FISH AND WILDLIFE AREA
# 911 acres of mostly unclaimed strip mining land
# 15 stocked lakes for fishing
# Shore access is limited; shorelines drop off suddenly to deep water
# Rest Rooms (handicapped accessible)
# Boat Launching Ramp
# Electric trolling boat motors only
# Canoe Access
Mautino State Fish and Wildlife Area is located near Kewanee, Princeton
Relax in the rustic beauty and comfort of Starved Rock Lodge, Cabins and Starved Rock Inn. The historic Lodge has 69 guest rooms, which include three bay-window rooms, plus cabins nestled in the woods. Fireplaces can be found in four of the eight sunset cabins near the pool area...
36.5 miles from park*
You will feel right at home when you reach Carroll County, our corner of beautiful Northwest Illinois. The magnificent Mississippi River and outdoor spaces will refresh your spirit and touch our soul.
57.7 miles from park*
Cottages and Cabins
Within a 10 minute drive from Starved Rock and even closer to Matthiessen State Parks you will find a gorgeous, tranquil property with spacious cabins on 50 wooded acres. All with full kitchens and outdoor fire pits. 3 dog friendly.
35.3 miles from park*
Mautino State Fish & Wildlife Area is south of I-80 about 6 miles. From I-80, take Exit 45, which brings you to Route 40. Go south on Route 40 for 4 miles (crossing the junction of Route 34 & 6) to the town of Buda. In Buda turn west on Main Street/County Road 1200N (brown directional signs are located on Route 40). It is 2 miles to the site. Those coming from the west will be on Route 34 and on the big curve between Neponset and Sheffield (3 miles southwest of Sheffield), visitors should follow the site directional signs and go east for 2 miles on County Road 1200N to the site entrance.