Field Trips & Family Fun
Homeschool Mom Field Trips in Illinois
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NATIONAL PARKS FREE ADMISSION DAYS
- January 17: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- April 16: First day of National Park Week
- August 4: Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
- September 24: National Public Lands Day
- November 11: Veterans Day
Swimming, Fishing, Hunting, Hiking, Golfing
20100 Hazlet Park Rd.
Carlyle, IL 62231
Cave-In-Rock State Park
Exploring Caves, Hiking, Lodging, Scenic
#1 New State Park Rd. Box 338
Cave-In-Rock, IL 62919
Fairs – Illinois County and State schedules from June – September
Field Trip Factory–FREE planning site
Fort Massac State Park
Explore the replica 1802 American Fort, Artifacts, Military Items
1308 E. 5th St.
Metropolis, IL 62960
Garden of the Gods
Off Hwy. 34
Karbers Ridge, IL 62955
Garden of the Gods Illinois in the Shawnee National Forest (shawneeforest.com)
Environmental Education Center
2405 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, IN 46325
Education | Lake County Solid Waste Management (lcswmd.com)
The ReUz room (inside this building) has tons of free arts and craft supplies.
Field Trips offered
Rend Lake Visitor Center
Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Golfing, etc.
12220 Rend City Rd.
Benton, IL 62812
Shawnee National Forest
Horseback Riding, Backpacking, Hiking, Rock Climing
50 Hwy. 145 South
Harrisburg, IL 62946
Will County Forest Preserves in IL