All fishing is done on the Illinois River and its backwater. Bluegill, crappie, bullhead and channel catfish are the most frequently caught fish. More experienced anglers can catch largemouth bass.
Open to the public for free usage this 9-hole disc golf course is located off Route 26, just south of Rt 17. Complete with hand carved tees at every hole, this is a disc golf and art exhibit at the same time.
Kenyon’s Place Restaurant
After years of contemplating the thought of opening a business, my husband, Gary, and I stumbled into Lacon. After we spent a few days learning about the town, we knew the time and the place were right. Lela’s Resale Shoppe offers new and used merchandise, furniture, nik-naks, kitchen items, tools, Read more [...]
Initiated in 1925, the Marshall State Fish & Wildlife Area presently includes about 6,000 acres spread over 3 different units along 10 miles of Illinois River shoreline. All three sites are worth a stop if touring the river for spring and fall migrations of waterfowl or shorebirds and wintering eagles. Read more [...]
Located at Marshall State Fish and Wildlife Area – Spring Branch Unit
Specializes in amazing pizza and sandwiches in the area. Located in the lower level of a historic building in Lacon. The Pizza Peel sports an open kitchen where you can watch your pizza being made by the expert pizza dough tossers in the area.
Visit one the trendiest coffee shops in North Central Illinois! The Coffee Hub is located in Lacon, Illinois on the main floor floor of a building that is 100 years old. Reclaim your day locally by enjoying the atmosphere and local food products offered. Locally baked cinnamon rolls, muffins, pies Read more [...]
Most of this 2,900 acre site is open water, a back water slough of the Illinois River, making it an ideal resting place for migrating waterfowl. Managed for duck hunting, many of the 3 miles of trails are closed during hunting season. There are picnic and camping facilities. The bottomland Read more [...]