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Cannon Park

120 North Greenbriar Road, Carterville, IL 62918


Beautiful park with natural areas, community center and lots of amenities for families!

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and discover the serene beauty of Cannon Park in Carterville, IL. Nestled amid lush greenery and towering trees, this hidden gem offers a peaceful retreat for visitors of all ages.

Stroll along the winding path that meanders around the picturesque pond, where vibrant blooms dance in the gentle breeze and the sweet scent of flowers fills the air. Find a quiet bench nestled on the backside of the water feature and immerse yourself in the symphony of nature that surrounds you.

Cannon Park is more than just a tranquil oasis; it's a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and families alike. Let the little ones run free on the playground, where laughter echoes and imaginations soar. Pack a picnic and spread out on the lush grass for a leisurely afternoon of relaxation and connection with loved ones.

As the sun sets on another perfect day at Cannon Park, take a moment to reflect on the beauty of the natural world and the simple joys of life. Whether you're seeking solitude in nature's embrace or a place to gather with friends and family, Cannon Park welcomes you with open arms. 

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