Sims Valley Community Lake

Driving Directions

From Willow Springs, take Highway 60 east 7 miles, then Route RA north 2.50 miles to the area.


Facilities/features: boat ramp, picnic area, and Sims Valley Community Lake (41 acres).

General Information




Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Canoeing  Sims Valley Community Lake  
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Other Good population. Pickerel, Carp 
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Lake - Other   Sims Valley Community Lake - electric motors only  
Dock - Boat/Courtesy   Next to boat ramp.  
Dock - Fishingaccessible  ADA Accessible  
Parking Lotaccessible  The main parking lot on east side of lake will accommodate boat trailer parking.  The west parking lot is for cars only.  
Picnic Table    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishing Lake or Pond Sims Valley Community Lake 41.00 acres  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Lakes/Ponds 41.00  
Forest and Woodland 36.00  
Old Field 15.00  
Other 16.78 mowed lawn 
Total Area Acres:106.78 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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