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Fort Massac State Park

Dedicated as the first Illinois state park in 1908 and overlooking the Ohio River from Metropolis, this park has a military history predating the Revolutionary War. October's big Fort Massac Encampment and several other living history weekends scheduled throughout the year bring the past to life for American history buffs.

Location: 1308 E 5th St., Metropolis Illinois 62960 Telephone 618-524-4712

Other Illinois State Parks nearby:
(Cave-in-Rock) Cave-in-Rock State Park
(Golconda) Dixon Springs State Park
(Goreville) Ferne Clyffe State Park
(Metropolis) Fort Massac State Park
(Makanda) Giant City State Park

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