Pere Marquette State Park
Grafton, IL 62037
618-786-2331 (Pere Marquette Lodge)
Amenities: 8,050 acres of parkland, hiking trails with varying degree of difficulty; horseback riding and equestrian trails; 20 mile paved biking trail; lodging-50 rooms in the Lodge and 22 stone guest cabins, dining, special events and conference facilities at the Lodge; camping sites for tents and RV's; bird watching; boat launch access to Illinois River; excellent place for winter viewing of bald eagles; fishing; picnic areas throughout park with tables and grills, 3 picnic shelters; visitor center with 300 gallon aquarium and nature exhibits.
Illinois Department of Natural Resourses - Pere Marquette State Park Website, Pere Marquette Lodge Website