American Diner – breakfast, lunch and dinner. Fried chicken and family meals.
Café offering coffee, specialty coffee drinks, breakfast, lunch & catering
Seasonal drive-in root beer stand and food
This 459-acre site is comprised of oak-hickory forest and open shrubland. Running Deer Trail, an extensive hiking/mountain biking/cross country trail, runs through the park, crossing several cobble-bottomed brooks and creeks. In 2003, Dirksen Park along with McNaughton Park, were entered into the Illinois Land and Water Reserve Program, designed to Read more [...]
Ice cream and dole whip (soft serve yogurt)
Featuring all natural, locally raised and grown Illinois products: farm fresh milk, Angus beef, pork, chicken, eggs, turkey, breads, cheeses, wine, fruits and vegetables, honey, jams and jellies, homemade baked goods, fudge, a full line of organic baking supplies and staples, and much more. Let us be your year-round, one-stop Read more [...]
Italian Beef sandwiches and pizza
Unique gifts, multiple craft vendors & canned food items
Full lunch & dinner menu & spirits. Located at Sunset Golf Course
Specialty candy, cards, magazines and gift items.
McNaughton Park’s 850 acres contain some of the most impressive specimens of white oak in the entire Illinois River Valley. This mix of oak savanna and old growth forests is also a great spot for songbirds, butterflies, and wildflowers. Common birds, like Eastern Bluebird and American Goldfinch are often seen Read more [...]
The Lagoon is found in Mineral Springs Park inside the City of Pekin off of Court Street. The Lagoon is 7 acres in size with a maximum depth of 8′. The entire shoreline is paved and is handicap accessible. Rental boats and paddle boats are available.
Tenderloins and Ice Cream
Paint your own pottery, birthday parties and special classes
Hunting and fishing products
McNaughton Pond is 1.2 acres and Calvin Butterfield is 3 acres in size.
With a viewing platform, picnic and parking area, this small urban park provides a great place for viewing winter eagles. They also host an annual Eagle Census Festival across the street on the third weekend of January. There are live birds of prey, storytelling, music and guided tours of the Read more [...]
Featuring all natural, locally raised and grown, Illinois products: Farm fresh milk, angus beef, pork, chicken, eggs, turkey, breads, cheeses, wine, fruits and vegetables, honey, jams and jellies, homemade baked goods, and so much more! We also have the Black Angus Cafe located inside our store. The cafe serves lunch Read more [...]
Powerton Lake is a 1,426 acre lake built on the floodplain of the Illinois River in 1971 by Commonwealth Edison Company as a cooling reservoir for the fossil-fuel plant and opened to the public in 1983. Powerton has all three of the most popular catfish.
At just 40 acres, Tante Park is one of the quietest and most secluded of Pekin’s natural area parks. Its Woodland Wildflower Trail runs along a creek bank, and past many old growth sugar maple, white ash, black cherry, and hawthorn. The southern end of the trail terminates at quite Read more [...]