Mt. Sterling Lake


Mt. Sterling Lake is located 1.5 miles from Mt. Sterling on Route 99 north.

The 911 address is 1160 750E Street, Mt. Sterling, IL 62353

The lake offers fishing and a boat ramp for (electric trolling motors only) boat access. No swimming or wading is allowed in the lake. The facility has 30 camping slips equipped with electrical hookups.

Camping fees are $15 a day. Monthly rates are also available. Tent camping is available for $10 a night.






Boat Fees are $5 a day or $25 annually. There is no fee for canoes & kayaks. A kayak/canoe launch was added in Oct 2022. There are no fees to fish.







Pavilions can be reserved for $35.

All fees can be paid to the lake host, at city hall or left in the drop box at the building near the lake entrance.


The Lake is open April 1st- December 1st.