Big Eli Ferris Wheel

In 1893, W.E. Sullivan visited the Colombian Exposition, where he marveled at the original Ferris…

Central Park

Located in the center of the city’s historic downtown. A beautiful Civil War monument highlights…

Dewey Park

South Jacksonville, located at Dewey Drive and South West Street, has four tennis courts,…

Duncan Park

Located in the 1200 block of West State Street. The Duncan Mansion, home of former Illinois…

Leonhard Sanctuary and Trail

Located on East Vandalia Road, is a 1/4 mile long nature trail with other side trails along Lake…

Disc Golf Course

A nine hole disc golf course and children’s playground is available at Foreman Grove. This course…

Green Pastures

Green Pastures primary purpose is to provide Christian retreat facilities where spiritual life can…

Jacksonville Community Park

Jacksonville Community Park is the newest park in the Jacksonville parks system. Located on 60…

Jacksonville Skate Park

Located inside Jacksonville Community Park, is a new facility featuring a 5,000-square-foot…

Lake Jacksonville

Lake Jacksonville was named #1 Fishing Spot in the State of Illinois by Field and Stream in 2007…

Links Golf Course

Links Golf Course is an 18-hole Championship Golf Course designed by David Gill, architect of the…

Nichols Park

Nichols Park is the largest of the parks, covers 86 acres in southeast Jacksonville and offers an…

Nichols Park Golf Course

Nichols Park Golf Course is a 9-hole Par 33 golf course….

Veterans Park

Veterans Park has two tennis courts, picnic facilities and a new dog park….