Pere Marquette State Park
Grafton, IL 62037
State Park: Bike, Birding, Camp, Climbing, Fish, Hike, Horse, Picnic, Walk, Water Sports
A nature-lover’s paradise, this 8,000-acre park is famous for the exceptional beauty of its fall colors and for its bald eagles during the winter. In addition to enjoying the spectacular view of the Illinois River and its backwaters from several points atop the bluffs, visitors can take advantage of a variety of year-round recreational opportunities, including horseback riding, camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, and boating.