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Over 200 slips, boat rental, full line marine supply. Ohio River serves as a gateway to Smithpool.

Circle B Ranch


Highway 145
Eddyville, IL 62928

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Murdale True Value


1915 W Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901

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Garden of the Gods Recreation Area


off Karbers Ridge Road, approximately 20 miles southeast of Harrisburg
Elizabethtown, IL 62931

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The Shawnee Hills took millions of years to form. The rock formations and cliffs at Garden of the Gods are made of sandstone and are about 320 million years old. Long ago most of Illinois, western Indiana and western Kentucky were covered by a giant...

Baldwin Lake


10981 Conservation Rd.
Baldwin, IL 62217

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Within the Kaskaskia River State Fish & Wildlife Area, there's excellent fishing and migratory bird watching for outdoor enthusiasts. A two-lane boat ramp, camping and picnic facilities are nearby.

Randolph County State Recreation Area


4301 S. Lake Dr.
Chester, IL 62233

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Over 1,000 acres of woods and rolling prairie with a 65 acre lake, fishing and picnic areas.

Mandala Gardens


1704 North State Street
Marion, IL 62959

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Mandala Gardens, in Marion, IL, is a family-owned, seven-acre creative farm and botanical haven featuring herbs and heirlooms, circular garden designs, an 80-foot diameter stone and grass labyrinth, Thea Alvin's stone sculptures featured in the NYT...

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The 2.2 mile loop trail features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. It winds through secretive canyons that hide the biggest display of prehistoric petroglyphs and pictographs in Illinois.

Tower Rock Recreation Area


4 miles east of Elizabethtown, Highway 146 east to Tower Rock Road, turn east onto Tower rock road
Elizabethtown, IL 62931

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Approximately a 1/8-mile trail that leads to the top of Tower Rock along the banks of the Ohio River.

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.