1806 Bittle Place
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: (618) 993-1644
Fax: (618) 993-1161
Surrounded by 810 acres and located on a clear and deep lake, this marina offers bait, tackle, ice, and boat and canoe rentals. A small restaurant is on site. Fully equipped RVs are also available for rent.
General John Logan organized the first post-Civil War service here in 1866.
Registered as a National Historic District, you'll find over 50 historic homes on this street with some homes dating back to the early 1850's.
Featuring some of the most beautiful stained glass in Carbondale, this sandstone Gothic building was one of the four churches granted a site in the original plans for the town of Carbondale.
Ferne Clyffe State Park is a marvelous place with many natural beauties that will make a nature enthusiasts think that this is indeed heaven. It spans 2430 acres (983.39 hectares) of the striking Shawnee Hills and features several campsites, seven picnic spots, 18 unique trails, equestrian trail and campground, and a huge lake. Check out the unique geological formations and waterfalls while walking through the pathways or the abounding flora and fauna. Fish on the banks of the lake which is home to the bluegill, channel catfish, redear and largemouth bass. There are specific zones for hunters as well. Whether it is hiking through the picturesque woodlands, fishing, picnicking, camping or hunting, you will enjoy the recreational opportunities offered at this park.
You'll find a great selection of books, magazines, and reference materials at this library as well as children's programs and computers for the public's use.
This beautiful 150 acre park features barbecue grills, shelters, softball fields, picnic grounds, hiking trails, and fishing for your enjoyment.
This is the smallest park in Carbondale but has many nice features including beautiful flower beds, a gazebo, playgrounds, a water fountain, and game tables.
Camping, horseback riding, fishing, picnicking, rappelling, and hiking the Giant City Nature Trail, home of the
Known as "Little Germany", this vineyard produces award-winning wines including dry, sweet, red, and white wines. They have a tasting room, gift shop and wonderful decks where you can enjoy the scenery. Open Monday through Saturday.