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Lakeview Park


109 Parkway Road
McLeansboro, IL 62859

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The park offers fishing, the Weinmann Pavilion for outdoor entertaining, cooking sites, and a play area for children.

First Official Airmail Mural


201-249 South Jackson Street
McLeansboro, IL 62859

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The mural is located in the Post Office lobby, and was painted by American Artist Dorothea Mierisch. It commemorates the first official airmail flight that took place in McLeansboro September 26, 1912.

Pomona Natural Bridge


Natural Bridge Road, south of Murphysboro on Highway 127
Pomona, IL 62975

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This beautiful stone bridge, located in the Shawnee National Forest, is one of very few natural bridge formations in the United States. Its span is 90 feet and it is between 6 and 9 feet wide.

Arrowhead Lake Park


1600 Peterson Avenue
Johnston City, IL 62951

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Playground, pavilion and campsites available at Arrowhead Lake.

Arrowhead Lake Nature Trail


1600 Peterson Avenue
Johnston City, IL 62951

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The 2.13-mile nature trail with numerous slopes, winds around the peaceful Arrowhead Lake adjacent to the Campground. The trail is rocked with benches along the route for resting. Walkers and bikers are welcome as well as pets on a leash. Water...

Circle B Ranch


Highway 145
Eddyville, IL 62928

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Odum Stables


16862 Boundary Road, off Route 166 North
Creal Springs, IL 62922

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Beginners, refreshers, pleasure or show. Home of several world champion walking horses. Call for reservations.

Lake of Egypt


11543 Lake of Egypt Road
Marion, IL 62959

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Lake of Egypt is a privately owned reservoir located six miles south of Marion, Illinois and covers 2,300 acres with 90 miles of shoreline. The lake has an average depth of 18 feet. The lake is owned by the Southern Illinois Power Cooperative...

Cedar Lake


Cedar Lake Road
Makanda, IL 62958

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Cedar Lake is a 1,750-acre reservoir created by the damming of Cedar Creek, a tributary of the Big Muddy River, in 1974. The lake is located south of Murphysboro and southwest of Carbondale, Illinois. Although the lake was constructed for the...

Keyes Park


Washington St. and Park St.
Du Quoin, IL 62832

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This fun filled family park is the site of picnics, family reunions, a children's playground, tennis and basketball courts and a skateboard park. The Veterans Memorial is here and a ceremony held each year after the Veterans Day Parade.