Camp Wokanda, acquired from W.D. Boyce Council of the Boy Scouts of America, offers a beautiful 316-acre woodland setting, including a lake for fishing. The camp, with dining hall, sleeping cabins, program buildings and tent camping, offers a variety of naturalist tours, environmental education, and rental options to groups interested Read more [...]
Founded to preserve and perpetuate the history of Chillicothe and surrounding areas through written and oral history and related artifacts, the museum showcases period displays and features the William Johnston McCulley Exhibit. McCulley is best known for being the creator of Zorro and several other super heroes. A portrait of Read more [...]
Many acres of beauty for hiking. Fish in one of our three spring fed lakes. RV camping with hook-ups or primitive (no tents). Seasonal/monthly/weekly/daily rates. Dump station (no city sewer). Clean shower house. Sandy beach for swimming & scuba diving.
The Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club is a not-for-profit Illinois Corporation featuring facilities for shooting sports, archery and fishing.
Happy Thought Coffee has earned a reputation for quality in the Peoria area and has received rave reviews from newspaper and television reviewers. If you are traveling through, stop in for breakfast, lunch or a delicious treat. Call and ask about daily homemade soups and specials.
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This narrow roadway stretching from just south of Cedar Hills Drive in Rome taking travelers to Cedar Street in Chillicothe is part of the original Illinois River Road, and provides visitors an up-close view of the Illinois River. Bald eagles are frequently seen roosting in trees along the road or Read more [...]
River Beach Pub offers great food, a large selection of the best draft and bottled beers with the best view of the Illinois River. Enjoy the view from our warm knotty pine dining room and bar or our large deck. We also bring the best live Blues bands to Central Read more [...]
Located in Chillicothe on the west bank of the Illinois River the park is an excellent place to view wintering Bald Eagles. The focal point of the park is a 19th-century clubhouse which has been placed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The facility can be leased for conferences, Read more [...]
For centuries native people have benefited from the diversity of this rich woodland, today the Peoria area benefits from the preservation of this exceptional 700-acre nature preserve. The abundance of birds suggests the name Singing Woods. The site is large enough to support five different habitats. More than 100 species Read more [...]