Buckhorn Wildlife Preserve
Just eleven miles from Olney, this facility features deer, turkey and other small game hunting. It is also available for meetings and events.
The McKendree MetroRecPlex is a new, full-service, state-of-the-art sports complex. The complex offers two NHL-sized ice rinks, an aquatic center fit with a 10 lane championship swimming pool, a contemporary fitness area and many other amenities. Memberships and daily passes can be purchased for use of the facility and all its features.
Located the corner of Scott Troy Rd and Hwy 50, our address is 205 Rec Plex Drive, O’Fallon, IL 62269.
Two lodges that sleep 4-8 with a fully-equipped kitchen are available for deer hunters.
Hunts are semi-guided. A typical five-day hunt will include six days on the property and five nights of lodging at a local motel. Bow, muzzle-loader and firearm hunts (and combos) are available in season.
Covered picnic shelters, a playground, boat slips, a fitness trail and disc golf are among the amenities here.
Covered shelters, electricity and restrooms/south side of East Fork Lake
Sanctuary for a wide variety of bird species
36 acres, fishing, swimming at the beach, a playground and boating!
The discovery of white squirrels in the Olney area more than 100 years ago spawned local legends and continuing interest. The albino population has flourished with the aid of vigilant individuals and organizations. Search for them in area parks. Be careful, though, they are nurtured and protected by the residents, businesses and city fathers.
White squirrel sightings, picnic shelters, tennis court, community building, sand volleyball, baseball and softball diamonds, horeshoes and playgrounds
Aquatic Center, water slide, playground, skateboard park, soccer fields, basketball courts
The collection of books and artifacts of World Famous Ornithologist Robert Ridway and artifacts from the oil, military, education, farming and medical industries are showcased here. Sunday afternoons, April to October from 1:30-4pm or by appointment.
Situated on a farm settled by the proprietors great-grandmother, the vineyard sits amid low rolling hills. Enjoy sampling the wines and spending some quality time in the country.