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Fort Massac State Park

1308 E 5th St, Metropolis, IL 62960-2380
+1 618-524-4712
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A look at history!

I did NOT visit Ft. Massac State Park on this visit to the area; however, as I have been there on... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
cjeffreys2015
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Shoals, Indiana
Historic State Park

I went to Fort Massac State Park for a quick visit after seeing the Superman statue in Metropolis... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
GoVols79
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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1308 E 5th St, Metropolis, IL 62960-2380
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

I did NOT visit Ft. Massac State Park on this visit to the area; however, as I have been there on previous trips to Southern Illinois, I can truthfully say that it is a great re-creation of the Fort, along with many historical displays. Truly...More

Thank cjeffreys2015
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I went to Fort Massac State Park for a quick visit after seeing the Superman statue in Metropolis, IL. It was cool to see the forts and to get a sense of what life was like back then. I had hoped to walk the shorter...More

Thank GoVols79
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The State of Illinois needs to fund the grants needed to update some of the fort facilities. But it's a great place to learn the history of the fort and about George Rogers Clark. It has river front access and lots of picnic areas.

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The fort is completely boarded up and locked up so you can't even see inside. Nice river view of the Ohio. Visitors center was standard with bathrooms avaliable near there. Located across from sonic so good place for a picnicking.

Thank Jstinger
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Fort Massac Encampment need I say more. Awesome weekend in October. The food is good, the vendors are nice and have neat/period things, and the re-enactment is great for kids.

Thank Farkarewe_Tribe
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Pre-revolutionarily war fort kind-a. It's a re-build 100 foot to the east of original site. Great re-build, to see how things were before America was America!!!! Hope IL can continue this re-building.

Thank tmail54
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Enjoyed our visit by hiking the wood and historic fort trail up the Ohio River edge. The visitor center was open, simple but new free exhibits on french and revoluntionary war history of the site. The site was well maintained and had clean restrooms. Decent...More

Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Metropolis, Illinois has a beautiful state park in Fort Massac State Park. It is on the Ohio River and it has a campground with electric hookups (there are water spigots sprinkled around the campground) and nice level sites with plenty of shade. It also has...More

Thank ArmandV101
Reviewed 27 January 2017

A nice state park. Lots of green space and picnic areas, or just a nice place to park and relax too. It's clean and maintained well.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a leg stretch on a Saturday morning and the visitors center and park office were closed. Tried to find the hiking trail along the river but there were no maps...and found the paved road closed due to flooding. A notice somewhere would've been...More

Thank Ann W
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