Lake Storey Beach Hours

Saturday, May 27 - Monday, September 4, 2017
Open Daily and Holidays:  9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

(Lake Storey Beach is closed at all other times.)

Lake Storey Beach is now operated by Mr. Dan Reynolds.  Any questions or concerns regarding the beach may be directed to Mr. Reynolds at 309/368-0267.

Swimming is a major summertime attraction along the sandy shorelines.  Lake Storey Beach provides both activities.  Caution is urged as there are no lifeguards on duty.  Lake Storey Beach is a "swim at your own risk" location.  Swimming is only allowed in the designated roped off area.  Swimming is not allowed anywhere else in the lake.  Anyone under the age of 16 MUST be supervised by someone 16 years of age or older. 

*Dogs are prohibited from the beach area.

*Alcohol is prohibited anywhere in Lake Storey Park.
*Note that the Lake Storey waterslide is no longer operational.


Lake Storey Boat Rentals/Concessions

Boat Rental/Concession Hours are:

Saturday, May 27 - Monday, September 4, 2017
Open Daily and Holidays:  8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Cruise along the banks of Lake Storey in one of our pleasure rental rides. 
Paddle boat, canoe, and Jon boat

FEE: $8/ hr


Ferry rides are provided from the campground to the beach, or vise versa, for a fee of .50 cents per rider, per way.

Personal Boats

Personal canoes, kayaks, jon boats and small sail boats may be used on the lake as long as they are registered with the Illinois Department of Conservation. The City of Galesburg only allows electric trolling motors on Lake Storey, gas power motors may not be used.

Lake Storey Beach Fourth of July Reminders

To help ensure that this 4th of July is safe and enjoyable for everyone utilizing Lake Storey, please remember these safety tips:
*All fireworks and alcohol are prohibited
*Parents, please watch your children
*Use the Buddy System so you do not get lost in the crowd. This helps keep you safe in the water, too
*Play it safe this Independence Day, do not swim alone or without a buddy.

Do not forget fireworks at Lake Storey Beach at sunset.

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