Newton Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area
22 miles of hiking, cross-country skiing, and horse trails; five mile bike trail, waterfowl hunting, archery, turkey hunting
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.
Welcome to the Cobblestone Hotel & Suites in Newton, Illinois. Our beautiful hotel is conveniently located near everything that Newton, Illinois has to offer including Dynergy Newton Power Station. Our hotel provides easy access for traveling to and from routes 33 and 130. Located south of Interstate 70 and east of Interstate 57, our hotel is within 150 miles of both St. Louis, Missouri and Indianapolis, Indiana.
The legendary entertainer, Burl Ives, is buried in Mound Cemetery in Newton, near where he was born. A beautifully carved granite monument is erected to mark his grave. Ives will always be remembered for voicing Sam the Snowman.
The Museum, housed together with the Newton Library, was started in 1966 by two druggists, Henry and Frank Schackman, who donated the first items. Mon., Wed., Fri. 10am-5pm; Tues.& Thurs. 10am-7pm; Sat 10am-1pm
Fishing lake, horse trails, hiking trails, picnic area, camping and 840 huntable acres. RV and tent sites.
There are 4,000 acres of deer and turkey hunting with a comfortable year-round lodge for hunting, meetings and parties. Meals are available.
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.
Exhibits at the Foundation House Museum feature artifacts from the 177-year-old village’s history, including an examining room from the last medical doctor to practice in the village. A wedding bedroom features an antique bed and chest as well as a wedding dress from the 1940s. The museum also features special programs and exhibits. Open the first Sunday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. or by special request for families and other groups.
A wide variety of fish draw anglers for sport fishing and tournaments. About five miles of trails are behind the dam, and the White Squirrel Saddles Club has an arena here. They host events and have open horse shows, sanctioned events and conduct a Gaitway to Motion program.