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The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge
Built in 1927, Old Chain of Rocks was the fifth bridge to cross the Mississippi River, which shortened the distance between St. Louis, Missouri, and Edwardsville, Illinois by 15 miles.
Henry's Ra66it Ranch
This quirky must-see Route 66 attraction, information center and souvenir gift shop is home to rabbits of all kinds, bunny and VW, as well as Mother Road memorabilia.
Dream Catcher Ranch and Kennel Petting Zoo
Specializing in small animals that kids can touch and play with, at Dream Catcher you can also tour the farm and ride the zoo train.
Historic National Road Scenic Byway
The National Road is called the "road that built the nation" because it was the first highway in American history. Today the National Road in Illinois covers 164 miles, from Marshall and the Wabash Valley, to East St. Louis and the Mississippi River.
Shoal Creek Nature Preserve
This 260-acre site offers nature trails for visitors to explore wetlands, prairie openings, and sandstone bluffs and ledges. The preserve is home to more than 700 plants and 70 bird species, including bald eagles during the winter months.
Just outside of Edwardsville, Bilbrey Farms is home to exotic animals and trained birds. Come feed the animals or stay at the bed and breakfast.
Coffeen Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area
22 species of fish are found in this lake, including bass, white crappie, channel catfish, bullhead, yellow bass, bluegill, and carp. This 1,100-acre lake is surrounded by native oak and hickory forests. Picnicking, hiking, and limited hunting and trapping.
Watershed Nature Center
A 3,000 ft. wheelchair-accessible pathway at lake level and wood-chipped trails wind through forested areas. An elevated walkway spans the wetlands and two observation towers, a wildlife viewing blind, an outdoor amphitheater and classroom.
Home of the first Litchfield Chautauqua, with speakers such as William Jennings Bryan and Carrie Nation in 1905. Beautiful lake, playground and picnic areas.
Timber Lakes Golf Course
Timber Lakes features an 18-hole, par 72 course.
Red Barn Rendezvous RV Park
30 sites, phone hookups, handicap access
Rustic Acres Campgrounds
155 sites, recreation building, swimming pool, lake fishing, boat rentals, tent camping, handicap access.
CITY: New Douglas
Approximately 25 weekend sites and 200 permanent sites on the east side of Litchfield's Lake Lou Yaeger. Site offers trail hikes, lake frontage, 30 amp RV service, city water and convenience store.
Located north of Greenville in Sorento, this covered bridge holds festivals every year that draw thousands of visitors.
Beaver Dam State Park
Camping, fishing, and restaurant. Named for beavers whose dam-building formed the lake more than a century ago, the state park is not home to the industrious rodents today.
Twin Oaks Golf Club
Twin Oaks offers a scenic nine-hole golf course.
Bur Oaks Camp Ground
Open all year, swimming and fishing, handicap access.
Oak Brook Golf Course
Oak Brook features a 27-hole golf course.
Staunton Country Club
This well-established, hilly nine-hole, semi-private course has many mature oaks, small greens and one water hole. The club also offers a swimming pool, tennis court and snack bar.
Five cabins, cable TV, lake swimming and fishing.
Indian Grove Campground
Overnight tent camping, overnight pull through spots and permanent camper sites. Call ahead -- space limited for overnight trailer sites.
Timber Trails Camp Ground
150 sites, electricity, 100 sites with water, 50 sites with sewer, showers, reservations.
CITY: Mulberry Grove
D&M Hunting Club
Located 2.6 miles south of Rt. 37. With five strategically placed dry, heated, concrete pits overlooking water. Hunt in decoyed spreads in excess of 200 dozen, ducks available. Mandatory professional guides.
Tomahawk Camp Ground
142 sites, electricity, water, sewer, showers.
Raymond Shoal Creek Golf Course
This nine-hole course is par 36.
Glenn Shoals Lake
Covering 1200 acres, has picnic areas, marina and public boat slips.
Located on Lake Hillsboro , many camp sites, hiking and horseback trails, picnicking areas, playground and swimming beach
95 sites, electricity, water, sewer, showers, reservations.
Just miles off I-55, I-70, and I-270, the park has easy access and has many features for travelers, like a petting zoo, playground equipment, picnic pavilions and a small lake.
Trails for bird watchers and nature lovers; 200 acres.
Fox Creek Golf Club
Fox Creek features an 18-hole golf course.
Hillsboro Sherwood Forest Campground Montgomery County
Camping, Hiking, Fishing along with many special events. Call ahead for information.