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GOLF COURSES:

 

 

Blue Needles Golf Course

 

(217) 427-5536
9202 Blue Needles Drive
Fairmount, IL 61841

 

An 18 hole golf course open to the public seven days a week.

 

 

Danville Country Club

 

(217) 442-6027
2718 Denmark Road
Danville, IL 61832

 

An 18 hole golf course for members only.

 

 

Harrison Park Golf Course

 

(217) 431-2266
1300 W. Voorhees Street
Danville, IL 61832

 

An 18 hole course open to the public seven days a week. Par 71, Yards (L/M/T) 4914/5840/6111; Slope – 114/116/119.

 

 

Hubbard Trail Country Club

 

(217) 748-6759
13937 North 368 East Road
Hoopeston, IL 60942

 

A 9 hole course open to the public on Mondays only.

 

 

Turtle Run Golf Club

 

(217) 442-3320
332 E. Liberty Lane
Danville, IL 61832

 

An 18 hole course open to the public seven days a week. Par 72; Yards (L/M/T) 5595/6541/6771; Slope – 116/120/122. Designer – Jim Spear

 

 

Wolf Creek Golf Club

 

(217) 446-9226
2521 Perrysville Road
Danville, IL 61832

 

A 9 hole course open to the public seven days a week.

 

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STATE AND COUNTY PARKS:

 

 

Forest Glen Preserve

 

(217) 662-2142
20301 East 900 North Road
Westville, IL 61883

 

1,800 acre park with 72 foot observation tower, 25 mile trail system, 40 acre restored tall grass prairie, and 20 acre tree research area.

 

 

Harry “Babe” Woodyard State Natural Area

 

(217) 442-4915
18669 E. 670 North Rd
Georgetown, IL 61846

 

1,043 acres with bird watching, stream fishing, hiking trails, and hunting.

 

 

Kennekuk County Park

 

(217) 442-1691
22296-A N. Henning Road
Danville, IL 61834

 

2,500 acre park with fishing, hiking, hunting, swimming, canoeing, and water sports.

 

 

 

Kickapoo State Park - Clear Pond

Kickapoo State Park

 

(217) 442-4915
10906 Kickapoo Park Road
Oakwood, IL 61858

 

2,842 acres with 22 deep-water ponds, camping, tennis, fishing, picnic areas, equestrian trails, and canoeing.

 

 

 

Kickapoo Landing

 

(217) 446-8399
Kickapoo State Park
10906 Kickapoo Park Road
Oakwood, IL 61858 

 

The Landing offers trips down the various rivers in a variety of different ways. Take a canoe or a kayak or even make it a float trip on an inter-tube. The Landing also hosts a Dockside Cafe where you can get a variety of different food and specials all throughout the day. Live music is presented Tuesday and Friday nights througout the summer.

 

 

Lake Vermilion County Park

 

(217) 442-1691
Denmark Road
Danville, IL 61832

 

1,000 acre lake with fishing, public boat ramp, power boating, picnic area, and concessions.

 

 

Middle Fork National Scenic River

 

(217) 442-2915 or (217) 442-1691

 

Established as Illinois’ first State Scenic River in 1986 and a National Scenic River in 1989, the Middle Fork supports 57 types of fish, 45 mammal species, 190 kinds of birds, and a great variety of plants. Canoeing access for the river is available through Kennekuk County Park or Kickapoo State Park. Click here for a map of and access points.

 

 

 

Wetlands BoardwalkWetland Boardwalk

 

(217) 442-1691
West Newell Road
Danville, IL 61832

 

This 900 foot floating boardwalk is the 2nd largest of it’s kind in the state.

 

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DANVILLE CITY PARKS:

 

 

AMBUCS Playground for Everyone

 

(217) 431-2272
900 E. Winter Avenue
Danville, IL 61832

 

This 10,000 square foot playground was designed at nearly 100% accessability.  The equipment is designed so that disabled children and even parents and grandparents can play on the equipment.

 

 

Danville Stadium

 

(217) 431-2261
610 Highland Boulevard
Danville, IL 61832

 

Built in 1946, home to the Danville Dans Baseball Team.

 

 

Ellsworth Park

 

(217) 431-2272
100 Ellsworth Avenue
Danville, IL 61832

 

One of Danville’s most historic parks, the Salt Fork and North Fork branches join together to form the Vermilion River here. The juncture of these rivers is historically significant as Native American Indian cultures and early American pioneers settled on it’s banks for ease of transportation, fish & game, water & salt. Canoeing (Salt Fork of the Vermilion River), fishing, and site of the Annual Vermilion River Fall Festival (September).

 

 

Municipal Outdoor Pool at Garfield Park

 

(217) 431-2275
200 Commerce
Danville, IL 61832

 

1 meter and 2 meter diving boards, picnic area, and concession stand.

 

 

Palmer Arena

 

(217) 431-2424
100 W. Main Street
Danville, IL 61832

 

Hosts Danville Dashers Hockey, live entertainment, open ice skating, Provena’s Festival of Trees and other special events throughout the year.

 

 

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