Parks in Illinois (136)

Adeline Jay Geo-Karis Illinois Beach State Park
Lake County, IL
Illinois Beach State Park - stretching 6.5 miles along the sandy shore of Lake Michigan in northern Illinois - offers a full range of recreation opportunities at one of the most unique and beautiful n
Anderson Lake
Fulton County, IL
History;In the early 1900s, Anderson Lake was a private shooting grounds for one of;the many once-famous duck clubs dotting the Illinois River valley.;Since the first land purchases by the state in 19
Apple River Canyon State Park
Jo Daviess County, IL
Apple River Canyon State Park is in the hilly northwest corner of Illinois in Jo Daviess County near the Wisconsin border. Limestone bluffs, deep ravines, springs, streams and wildlife characterize th
Argyle Lake State Park
McDonough County, IL
Known as a fisherman's delight, Argyle Lake State Park has a full complement of recreational opportunities. Just 7 miles from Macomb, Argyle Lake also offers picnicking, camping, hiking and boating fa
Banner Marsh State Fish and Wildlife Area
Fulton County, IL
Banner Marsh State Fish and Wildlife Area is located approximately 25 miles southwest of Peoria on U.S. Route 24 and is protected from the Illinois River by a major levee. Teeming with fish and wildli
Beall Woods State Park
Wabash County, IL
Located on the banks of the Wabash River in southeastern Illinois, Beall Woods State Park attracts visitors from around the world who are interested in experiencing one of the few remaining tracts of
Beaver Dam State Park
Macoupin County, IL
Located in Macoupin County 7 miles southwest of Carlinville and situated in an oak/hickory woodland, Beaver Dam State Park offers a variety of recreational opportunities on its 750 acres. Fishing, pic
Big Bend
Taylor County, IL
LOCATION: Whiteside County, 4 mi. west of Prophetstown, along the Rock River on VanDamme Rd and Banks Road;DESCRIPTION: Total acres: 2,376 acres, including 46 acres of water. Hunting acres: 2,338. Com
Big River State Forest
Henderson County, IL
Area;Big;River State Forest in western Illinois? Henderson County is 8 miles;north of Oquawka on the Oquawka-Keithsburg blacktop. The forest is managed;primarily to demonstrate sound forestry practice
Bohm Woods Nature Preserve
Madison County, IL
INTRODUCTION: The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is responsible for providing outdoor recreational opportunities for the residents of this State. This area is managed by the Department and t
Buffalo Rock State Park
Lasalle County, IL
Buffalo Rock State Park is located on a bluff which once was an island in the Illinois River. Now standing majestically on the north bank, this promontory affords a magnificent, sweeping view of the I
Cache River State Natural Area
Johnson County, IL
Cache River State Natural Area is situated in southernmost Illinois within a floodplain carved long ago by glacial floodwater of the Ohio River. When the Ohio River adopted its present course, it left
Cape Bend
Union County, IL
History;The Union County State;Fish & Wildlife Area was acquired by the Illinois Department of Natural;Resources in the late 1940s and developed a wintering goose population;in excess of 50,000 birds
Carlyle Lake
Clinton County, IL
A tremendous;variety of outdoor recreational opportunities and natural beauty awaits;you at Carlyle Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area, 60 miles east of St.;Louis, near Vandalia. The area is at the north
Castle Rock State Park
Ogle County, IL
Castle Rock State Park is located along the west bank of the Rock River in Ogle County, three miles south of Oregon, on Ill. Rt. 2. The park is centrally located in the Rock River Hills region of Illi
Cave-in-Rock State Park
Hardin County, IL
Few natural formations are as awe-inspiring or intriguing as a cave. The deep, dark recesses immediately conjure up images of adventure and mystery.;At Cave-In-Rock in southern Illinois, atop the high
Cedar Glen State Natural Area
Hancock County, IL
INTRODUCTION: The Cedar Glen SNA was acquired by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in 2005, from The Nature Conservancy, and includes the Cedar Glen Nature Preserve (617 acres), Mississippi
Chain o' Lakes State Park
Lake County, IL
Located in the heart of Illinois' largest concentration of natural lakes, Chain O'Lakes State Park is a water-oriented recreation area with outstanding opportunities for boaters, anglers and skiers.;T
Channahon State Park
Will County, IL
Channahon State Park is the official trailhead for the Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail. Channahon is an Indian word meaning "the meeting of the waters" and signifies the joining of the DuPage, D
Clinton Lake State Recreation Area
De Witt County, IL
If you're looking for the ideal place to drop your line, enjoy a day on the boat, or a weekend camping, visit Clinton Lake State Recreation Area in east central Illinois. Recreational opportunities ab
Coffeen Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area
Montgomery County, IL
Coffeen Lake is an attractive site with a history of providing anglers and hunters great success. The site was opened in 1986 and operates under a long-term lease and management agreement between the
Crawford County
Crawford County, IL
Location: 2 miles southwest of Hutsonville, Illinois;Description: Total Acres: 1,129 Huntable 1,100 Timber Acres: 608 Open, cultivated: 191 Brushy fields: 330;Being roughly bisected from east to west
Delabar State Park
Henderson County, IL
Area;Located on the Mississippi River about 1 1/2 miles north of Oquawka near;Illinois Route 164, Delabar State Park offers quality outdoor experiences;for anglers, hikers, campers and picnickers.;Man
Des Plaines State Fish and Wildlife Area
Will County, IL
A tranquil setting, flowing rivers and natural prairie land - the Des Plaines Fish and Wildlife Area has it all. Visitors will delight in the abundance of wildlife, restful picnic areas and variety of
Dixon Springs State Park
Pope County, IL
NAME: Dixon Springs State Park;LOCATION: 1.5 miles East of the intersection of state routes 145 and 146. Hunting area is located behind the District Field Office.;DESCRIPTION: Primarily a recreation s