The Embarras River and Jasper County call themselves home to some of ILLINOISouth's greatest attractions. On your next adventure in Southern Illinois, don't miss the chance to fish and enjoy nature at Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area. Or, try your eye at Eagle spotting on the County's Eagle Trails. If you find yourself in Jasper County during the holiday season, make sure to visit the County's specialty holiday events. A Holly Jolly Jasper Christmas is sure to lift your spirits!