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Sandy Pine Elk Farm
Surrounded by a ridge covered with thousands of pine trees, Sandy Pine has some of the largest and top-ranked elk bulls in the Midwest. Take a tour through the pasture and snap some photos.
CITY: Deer Grove
Friends Creek Regional Park
36 sites with pads, 20 extended-stay sites, 22 regular sites, electrical hook-ups, modern restrooms and showers. Reservations required.
Mount Sterling Lake
26-acre lake featuring three shelter houses and playground equipment. Fishing allowed. Trolling Motors allowed. Campsites available first-come, first-served. Located next to Rolling Greens Golf Club.
CITY: Mount Sterling
Irons Oaks Enviromental Center
Call for details
CITY: Olympia Fields
Glen Ellyn Park District
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - Discover 300+ acres of fun: splash park, outdoor swimming, mini golf, tennis, sand volleyball, bocce ball, horseshoes, ice skating, fitness center, playgrounds, athletic fields, banquet facilities, special events and year-round programs for all ages!
CITY: Glen Ellyn
Lacoma Golf Course
Lacoma offers 45 holes of quality golf: 18-hole championship, two 9-hole and a par 3. Best value in the tri-states!
CITY: East Dubuque
Rockford Ski Broncs Water Ski Show
This world-class water ski team gives free shows from early June until Labor Day at Shorewood Park.
CITY: Loves Park
Griswold Conservation Area
Located 14 miles southwest of Decatur off Route 48 near Blue Mound. Hike the trail up the glacial kame to the observation deck for sweeping view of the prairie. Picnic facilities and playground.
Parachutes Over Carmi Skydiving
Each weekend, weather permitting, Parachutes Over Cami features a sport skydiving center each weekend at the Carmi Airport. Tandem or solo jumps are available after several hours of instruction. Video tapes of your jumps are also available.
Black Hawk Run Golf Course
Beautiful course, hidden in the hills, awaits golfers of all skill levels. Eighteen challenging holes, elevated greens, wide open fairways.
River Heights Golf Course
River Heights Golf Course is an 18-hole facility that winds along the banks of the Kiswaukee River in DaKalb County, offering a challenging mix of traditional and links-type holes for the weekend player or serious golfer.
McLeansboro Golf Club
This nine-hole, semi-private club offers a pro shop.
Vandalia Golf & Country Club
Opened in 1916, this nine-hole course features 2,782 yards of golf from the longest tees, for a par of 35.
Shambolee Golf Course
This beautiful, well-maintained 18-hole course has a long front nine with mature trees, and a short tricky back nine with water, bent grass, trees and greens.
Hunter Country Club
This 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course has a restaurant on the premises. Carts are not mandatory, as this is a walking course.
Chalet Hills Golf Club
This championship 18-hole golf course with 6,950 yards offers bent grass fairways, and beautiful rolling hills and vistas. Power carts are required Friday through Sunday and holidays.
Southwestern Lakes Golf Course
This nine-hole golf course opened in 1967.
Carlyle Lake Sailing Association
CSA has docking for 380 boats, 3 electric jib cranes, 1,300 ft. of dock and 2 launching ramps. Special events feature annual regattas.
Brunswick Zone XL
Brunswick Zone XL is a full-feature, family-friendly entertainment destination with something for everyone. Our center in Romeoville sets the standard for family entertainment with more than 60,000 sq. ft. of fun for all ages. Brunswick Zone XL is a great place for Corporate Parties, Team Challenges, Monumental Moments and Birthday Parties! Call us today for more details. Become a fan of Brunswick Zone XL on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/bowlbrunswick
Lake of Egypt Country Club
Include a golf course, swimming pool, and clubhouse. The dining room overlooks the pool and number nine green.
Forrest W. "Bo" Wood Recreation Area
This recreational area has 47 sites available for camping and more are being added. To make reservations, see the information. For general information, you can go to www.lakeshelbyville.com.
Apple Canyon Lake Golf Course
Scenic, challenging nine-hole course carved into the Jo Daviess County hills. Full-service pro shop, bar, grill. Call for tee time.
CITY: Apple River
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.
Canlan Ice Arena
Canlan Ice Sports Romeoville is a 3-sheet ice facility featuring industry leading sport development programs, leagues, special events and birthday parties. It’s the premier skating facility in Romeoville, IL. Open Mon-Fri 8am-11:00pm Sat & Sun 6am-11:00pm
Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
Sited outdoors over some 300 acres, the 21-piece collection contains monumental works by many of the 20th century's most important sculptors, including Puryear, Nauman, Disuvero and Hunt.
CITY: University Park
Campsites are located on the banks of the lake in the birch trees, in the meadow nestled among the oaks and maples, and along the Kankakee River. Entertainment is planned on weekends and holidays.
Side By Side Cycle
Do you enjoy being outdoors? Do you enjoy biking or hiking on the long prairie trail? Come rent a Side By Side Cycle for use on area trails. Child trailers available. Helmets and padlocks provided.
Brookhill's Golf Club
This nine-hole, par 31 course includes a driving range.
Golf Club at Timber Pointe
This 18-hole golf course is open to the public, and includes a practice facility and full-service clubhouse.
CITY: Poplar Grove
Mt. Carmel Municipal Golf Course
This 18-hole golf course is located adjacent to a beautiful city park, and offers tee times for non-members.
CITY: Mount Carmel
Randall Oaks Golf Course
With undulating and quick greens, the course's front nine rolls and winds through 200-year old oak trees, while the back side is longer, with more water and strong winds.
CITY: West Dundee
Craig Woods Golf Course
Take a swing at this challenging par 34, scenic nine-hole course.
Richland Country Club
This 18-hole facility is open to non-members at certain times.
Ferson Creek Park
Beautiful park along the Fox River & Ferson Creek offers picnic sites, shelter, playground, fishing and and canoe launch.
CITY: St. Charles
Five cabins, cable TV, lake swimming and fishing.
Wheaton Park District
DuPage County, Chicago’s Western Suburbs - Enjoy 829 acres of park facilities that include a water park, children's zoo, teams course, golf course, playgrounds, open space, athletic fields, sand volleyball, tennis, ice skating, playgrounds, swimming pools, in-line skating and hockey area and more!
Glenn's Hunting Club
Clean, dry and heated pits. Yearly membership and day hunting available. Excellent hunting in fields. Plus hunting in 2 pits over water. 3/4 mile on refuge frontage. Guides available.
Country Hills Golf Course
18-Hole, 6414 yard, par 72 public golf course. Front nine opened July 4, 1993; Back nine added July 4, 2002. Bentgrass greens, bluegrass/rye mix fairways, tees, and rough. Banquet facility to accommodate up to 110 guests and clubhouse seating for up to 200. Full service pro shop fully stocked with golf clubs, balls, equipment, clothing, towels, hats, and shoes.bPractice facilities include drivingvrange with three target greens, chipping and putting green, practice bunker.
Chicago Stand-up Paddle Boarding
Stand-up Paddle Boarding (SUP) offers yet another way to experience the Chicago lakefront. This hybrid of surfing and kayaking involves standing on an over-sized surfboard and paddling with a single bladed paddle. The concept, which was originally used by ancient Polynesian cultures, has seen a revival in the last 15 years. You can get all your questions answered and equipment rentals from Chicago SUP, the experts in Chicago for Stand-up Paddle Boarding.
Miller Park Pavilion
This unique landmark was restored in 1977, with its Korean/Vietnam War Memorial dedicated in May of 1988.
The land for Scripps Park was donated by the Scripps family. The park was the site of the homestead of the Scripps family, pioneers in journalism. Scripps Park offers a swimming pool, tennis courts, the Virginia community building, playground, picnic area, baseball diamonds, and two guest houses for rent. The golf course is an 18-hole public course built in 1923 with irrigation from tee to green. There are approximately 16 bunkers strategically placed around the course and water hazards are in play.
Beall Woods State Park
Listed in the United States Register of Natural Landmarks as the "Forest of the Wabash," this state park supports 64 species of trees within its 635 acres. Several miles of scenic nature trails start at the new Visitor Center.
CITY: Mount Carmel
Rend Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area
Anglers looking for crappie, catfish and bass drop their lines at this area, located on the 18,900-acre Rend Lake. A comprehensive management program provides habitat for a variety of wildlife, including great blue herons and many species of shorebirds.
Long Prairie Trail
This 14.6 mile paved recreational trail runs south of Illinois Route 173 and winds past the Northern Boone County towns of Caledonia, Capron, Belvidere and Poplar Grove.
Chicago Northwest KOA Campground
Tent, vehicle, and cabin sites. Game room, pavilion, playground, and laundry facilities.
Green Acres Baitshop and Campground
Full line bait shop, with 50-site campground. Full hook-up, showers and toilets.
Franklin Creek State Natural Area
Developed by local volunteers, it offers scenic trails, horseback riding, fishing, and limited hunting. The site contains the historic Franklin Creek Grist Mill and a 180-acre dedicated nature preserve.
CITY: Franklin Grove
Sand Bluff Bird Observatory
A fascinating opportunity to see a wide variety of migrating birds banded and released. Special events in spring and fall, including the annual BirdFest in early May. Located in the Colored Sands Forest Preserve in the northwestern corner of Winnebago County. Colored Sands, site of original and restored prairies, is one of the most beautiful natural areas in northern Illinois.
Byron Recreational Path
Biking, running, and walking path. Starts at Byron Forest Preserve and crosses the Rock River to Sunshine Park then north of town.
Wispering Oaks Campground
Enjoy camping close to Nauvoo & Quincy. Swimming & fishing at an affordable price.
Burrell Woods Park & Campground
30 camping sites in northern Carmi.
Turnberry Country Club
This private member-owned golf club features an 18-hole course, along with a swimming pool and tennis courts.
CITY: Crystal Lake
Mill Creek Golf Club
This 18-hole championship golf course, featuring wildflowers and elevated tees, offers spectacular views of the Fox Valley region.
This nine-hole public golf course, opened in 1966, is a par 34 at 2,465 yards. Rental carts are available.
Quail Creek Country Club & Resort
This 18-hole facility is a former PGA Tour site. Quail Creek also features a resort with several cabins for visitors to rent. Tee times are available for non-members.
Macomb Country Club
This beautiful 18-hole course offers rental carts and a driving range.
Bent Tree Country Club
This 18-hole, par 70 course is a challenge for players of all levels.
Eight Wheeler Roller Rink
A Jacksonville tradition, the Eight Wheeler provides lots of family fun. Available for private parties, the rink also has a video arcade and snack bar.
148 sites, swimming, fishing, boating, tent camping
Splash Park at Campton Hills Park
The splash park has many interactive water play features for children of all ages to enjoy. Some features include spray columns, spray loops, dumping buckets, spray cannons, bubblers, geysers and water wheels. These water features are constructed on top of a safety surface. The facility has a sand play area with water and sand play toys. This facility also has deck chairs and shade structures.
CITY: St. Charles
Storybrook Country Club
One of the most challenging 18 holes in Jo Daviess County. The front 9 features water on every hole, while the back 9 offers some of the most beautiful holes in the area.
Elmhurst Park District
DuPage County, Chicago's Western Suburbs - The Elmhurst Park District exists to provide opportunities for the enjoyment of residents and visitors, particularly those opportunities that people cannot supply for themselves. With facilities like the Sugar Creek Golf Course, the Elmhurst Art Museum, a skate park, two swimming pools, several fitness & recreation centers, over twenty neighborhood parks, and miles of bike paths and trails, the Elmhurst Park District will satisfy the needs of any audience.
Scripps Park Golf Course
Scripps Park Golf Course was originally built as a 9-hole course in 1923. The original 9 has many rolling fairways with bunkered greens and challenging water hazards. In 2002 the course expanded to 18 holes with the back 9 having the open feeling of a "links style" course. The wide fairways and creative hazards complement the demanding greens. All 18 holes are irrigated and provide consistent play from early spring to late fall. The course is long enough to be enjoyably challenging but easily accessible to walkers as well as cart players. You can purchase annual individual or family passes or pay by the round. Cart rental and a well stocked pro shop is available. The course can also accommodate groups and corporate outings.
Thorn Creek Nature Center
Enjoy a day in the country while learning about wildlife through nature displays and exhibits.
CITY: Park Forest
Sportscore Two/Indoor Sports Center
124-acre sports complex at I-90/Riverside Blvd. intersection. Includes Wedgbury Stadium, Indoor Sports Center and outdoor sports fields for soccer, rugby, football, volleyball, basketball, in-line hockey, badminton and adapted and wheelchair sports.
CITY: Loves Park
On 40 acres of pine trees, the camp welcomes trailers, RVs and more.
McNair Group Camping
42 sites, lake swimming and fishing, boat rentals, tent camping.
Fairfield Golf Club
This club features an 18-hole, regulation length golf course.
Lakewood Forest Preserve
Fox River Canoe & Kayak
This is self guided river trips with canoe or kayak. The St. Charles trip takes about 2 1/2 hours.
CITY: St. Charles
Lone Oak Golf Course
The 9-hole "Lone Oak" executive course at the Lone Oak Golf Course facility in Carrollton features 2,150 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 32. Designed by George DeGeal, the Lone Oak golf course opened in 1984.
Bowes Creek Country Club
Bowes Creek delivers a private club experience to the public golfer! It offers annual memberships for a day, or just enjoy Porter's Pub - an English inspired eatery.
Forest Preserve District of Cook County's Camp Sagawau is an environmental education center established to promote the study of nature. Call for program schedule.
120 sites, electricity, dump station, showers, reservations.
White Hall Rez
No fee for camping but campers must register with the Police Department. Boat motors with 5HP or less allowed. Fishing is allowed at the lake. No swimming.
CITY: White Hall
Sand Creek Conservation Area
Sand Creek is a 755-acre open space site located just south of Decatur off South Franklin Street. Hike the trails to the bluff overlooking Sand Creek for panoramic view of the countryside. Over 7.5 total miles with varying difficulty. Open to hikers & horseback riders.
Located off historic and scenic Stagecoach Trail. Offers picnic and playground areas, ball diamond, basketball court, bird watching on seven acres. In Waddams Grove.
East Fork Par 3 Golf Course
This nine-hole, par 3 golf course features a driving range.
Fox Creek Golf Club
Fox Creek features an 18-hole golf course.
Raymond Shoal Creek Golf Course
This nine-hole course is par 36.
Archway Skydiving Center
Averaging over 10,000 skydives annually, more than 1,200 students make their first jump each year with high quality, USPA-rated instructors.
Wolf Creek Golf Club - Pontiac
The 18-hole course features 6,637 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 69.1 and it has a slope rating of 117. Wolf Creek golf course opened in 1972.
Round Lake Park District
Round Lake Area Park District offers visitors a wide range of activities and facilities to enjoy. They include the Renwood Golf Course, the new sports center, the Prairie Grass Nature Museum, community theatre, outdoor pool/aquatic center, fitness center, child development center, teen center, senior center and acres of picturesque parklands. Private parties/outings at any of the facilities can be accommodated.
CITY: Round Lake
The Marina at Lake Sara
If you want to spend a day on Lake Sara but don't have a boat, don't worry The Marina at Lake Sara offers boat rentals, tackle, gas, food and drinks.
Riverside Park Campground
66 sites and 66 hook-ups.
Mid-Town is a full-service marina, restaurant and lounge located on the Mississippi River in East Dubuque. Open year-round.
CITY: East Dubuque
Illinois State Beall Woods State Park
Located 6 miles south of Mt. Carmel, this park features walking trails through what's been called the Forest of the Wabash. Tent camping is allowed, along with fishing.
CITY: Mount Carmel
Timber Trails Camp Ground
150 sites, electricity, 100 sites with water, 50 sites with sewer, showers, reservations.
CITY: Mulberry Grove
A campground nestled in Marengo.
Paris City Bluebird Trail
Visit these scattered sites to witness the return of the bluebird to Illinois. The trail and Sycamore Golf Club are two links in the Transcontinental Bluebird Trail.
Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve
Nature preserve for bird watching. There are herons and egrets which flourish through the parks and around the lake.
Forsyth Bike and Walking Path
The path begins at Forsyth Village Hall and winds around Forsyth Pkwy.
Oak Glen Country Club
This challenging 18-hole course is open year round, and features a clubhouse, driving range and tee times for non-members.
Crystal Woods Golf Club
This beautiful par 72, 18-hole golf course in a scenic rural setting features a driving range and banquet facility.
Woodbine Bend Championship Golf Course
Immaculate 18-hole links-style golf course offers a challenge and a great time for golfers of all skill levels.
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center
A destination unlike any other--part educational facility and part entertainment venue! LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, indoor turtle pond and wetland exhibit, live animal displays, interactive floor-to-ceiling murals, birthday parties, facility rentals.
CITY: St. Charles