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SITES & ATTRACTIONS
Lincoln Memorial Garden
& Nature Center

Lincoln Memorial Garden
features six miles of wooded
trails on the shores of Lake
Springfield. The park was
dedicated as a living memorial
to Lincoln and features
wooden benches marked with
quotes by him. Consisting
of 100 acres in all, the area
also features a gift shop
and a nature center offering
educational exhibits and
workshops. Seasonal festivals
celebrate the ever-changing
beauty of nature. Free
2301 E. Lake Shore Dr.
217-529-1111
lincolnmemorialgarden.org

Trutter Museum

From the 1940s - 1970s,
Springfield natives, Phillip and
Mary Kathryn Trutter, traveled
the world. During those travels
they collected a vast array
of art, artifacts and cultural
items from around the globe.
Upon Phillip's death in 2000,
the family bequeathed much
of the collection to Lincoln
Land Community College
in Springfield. The Trutter
Museum was established to
share the Trutter's lifelong
love of learning with students,
faculty and the community.
Free
5250 Shepherd Rd.
217-786-4510
llccfoundation.org

SOUTH WEST

Driving Range open yearround. Admission
1700 Knight's Recreation Dr.
217-546-8881	
knightsactionpark.com

Thomas Rees
Memorial Carillon

Surrounded by gardens and a
reflecting pool, the magnificent
bell tower in Washington Park
is one of the few open to the
public. The bell tower holds 67
bells that weigh nearly 75,000
pounds. A spectacular view
of the city awaits up the final
circular staircase to the top.
Or, you can take the elevator
to one of the other two
observation decks featuring
exquisite views of Springfield.
Admission
1740 W. Fayette Ave.,
Washington Park
217-546-3853
carillon-rees.org

Washington Park
Botanical Garden

Come smell the flowers in
Washington Park Botanical
Garden. See more than 1,800
species of beautiful plants,
along with other various
horticultural charms: a cactus
garden, perennial border,
peony collection, rose garden,
shade garden and Roman
Cultural Garden, among many
others. Free
1740 W. Fayette Ave.,
Washington Park
217-546-4116
springfieldparks.org/
facilities/

Explore Springfield Walks walking
tours at SpringfieldWalks.com
Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon

Daughters of Union Veterans
of the Civil War Museum

The war that helped shape
a country is remembered
here in War of the Rebellion:
Official Records of the Union
and Confederate Armies.
The museum also contains
medals, photos, actual battle
swords, currency, drums and
other musical instruments,
books, documents, a Union
soldier's uniform, and dresses
from the Civil War era.
Donations Accepted
503 S. Walnut St.
217-544-0616
duvcw.org

Knight's Action Park

A fully equipped amusement
park that's open all year long,
Knight's is the place where fun
rules! With a dry park, water
park and endless outdoor
entertainment- including a
twin drive in theater - Knight's
Action Park is a top Illinois
destination for family fun!
Water park open Memorial
Day - Labor Day. Mini golf
and go-karts open Mar. - Dec.
(800) 545-7300

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