Activities & Resources
Pere Marquette State Park050in Grafton, IL 62037
about Pere Marquette State Park:
The region's long history of animal and human habitation means that the park is an excellent source of fossils, as well as archaeological sites; in fact, 150 small Native American burial mounds can be found here.
Recreational activities, including camping, hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, boating, and numerous year-'round interpretative programs. The park's website offers a full description of its activities.
The 1930's-era Pere Marquette Lodge and Conference Center is on site; it provides first-class accommodations in a historical setting. The lodge features 50 guest rooms and 22 stone guest cabin rooms, a gift shop, indoor swimming pool, whirlpool, saunas, game room, and a tennis court. A campground with a range of amenities is located nearby.