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Fort Massac State Park

1308 E 5th St, Metropolis, IL 62960-2380
+1 618-524-4712
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Ft Massac

It's the first state park of Illinois. Lots of history. Campground is clean and quiet. Plenty to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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To experience the real beauty and adventure that awaits you at Fort Massac State Park - you must be... read more

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Kay C
Metropolis, Illinois
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1308 E 5th St, Metropolis, IL 62960-2380
+1 618-524-4712
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's the first state park of Illinois. Lots of history. Campground is clean and quiet. Plenty to see. Beautiful atmosphere. Highly recommend

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To experience the real beauty and adventure that awaits you at Fort Massac State Park - you must be an explorer - because the real beauty and mystery awaits you down the many hiking trails - along the river and creek bed - through the...More

Thank Kay C
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Well preserved very old wood buildings on sprawling very green grass surrounded by a lovely park overlooking the river. Great place to walk and bike, sightsee and take pictures.

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is the first state park in Illinois and has some great history. In October of every year they have a weekend where they perform an encampment.

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Very surprised and pleased, beautiful park. Nice campground, sites are large, so refreshing as so many campgrounds are cramped. Looks like a great place to visit and stay.

Thank HWGB5491
Reviewed 12 October 2017

There is a fort you can walk around and see with a good view of the Ohio River. It is very educational.

Thank 71Homer23
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We stopped here to stretch our legs on a recent road trip and we're glad we did. It's a lovely park and historical setting, well-maintained.

Thank Fredrick A
Reviewed 13 September 2017

great walking along the ohio river walk thru the fort area can't go in any buildings. has a small museum worth stopping

Thank cheryl1515SSS
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Nice walkways. Great museum with good help. They had events for the children. Even though there were lots of visitors during the eclipse...the grounds were spotless AND the trash cans were empty!

Thank 2kantravel
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It is a great time with many things to do. They shoot the cannon. Crafts and wares are on display. Amazing food choices daily. So much to see. Indians, teepees, frenchmen dressing in period clothing, the actual enactment was fantastic. So glad we went, and...More

Thank Tennistracey
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