3490 E. 500th Av., Newton Illinois 62448
Southwest of Newton in Jasper County in southeastern Illinois, the 780-acre Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area hosts a variety of wildlife, including two Illinois endangered species, the prairie chicken and the river otter. A 1,775-acre cooling lake offers excellent fishing, ample picnic areas and a picturesque shoreline trail system.
Other Wildlife Viewing nearby:
(Vandalia) Carlyle Lake SFWA
(Hutsonville) Crawford County SFWA
(Newton) Newton Lake SFWA
(Effingham) Stillwater Farm
03/23 Coming to The Newton area
Lotus World Music and Arts Festival Bloomington IN May10 The annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival celebrates the diversity, beauty, and joy of music and arts from cultures around the world.
International Bar-B-Q Festival Owensboro KY May10-11 The Owensboro riverfront becomes a hub of activity when cooking teams gather to compete with their secret recipes for barbecue.
Historic Newburgh Wine, Art and Jazz Festival Newburgh IN May17-18 There will be non stop jazz, wonderful wines, great food, and the opportunity to browse and purchase local art. All of this overlooking the beautiful Ohio River at the Old Lock & Dam Park.
Belleville Art on the Square Belleville IL May17-19
Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair Springfield IL May18-19 Whether you are a serious art collector or are just developing an appreciation, there is original art here for you, in the form of jewelry, sculpture, photography, glassware, pottery, wood, metalwork, oils, watercolors, and other media.
International Horseradish Festival Collinsville IL May31-June2 Admission is always free, parking is always free and musical entertainment is always free at the Horseradish Festival.