Peoria County residents vote for the selling of Racoon Lake

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Voters approved the sale of Racoon Lake.

The 123-acre property in Hollis Township was closed in 1992 after traffic complaints. Opponents of the referendum wanted the Park District to build a new access road, but Park District officials say such a project would cost too much.

According to the Peoria Park District website, proceeds from the sale will be split between the district’s operating fund and a fun to support long-term maintenance. 

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