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Pere Marquette State Park, IL
DescriptionA nature lover's paradise, Pere Marquette State Park is famous for the exceptional beauty of its fall colors and for its bald eagles during the winter. In addition to enjoying the spectacular views of the Illinois and Missisippi Rivers from several points atop the bluffs, visitors can take advantage of a variety of year-round recreational opportunities including horseback riding, camping, fishing, boating, and hiking. There is much to enjoy in the surrounding area such as a variety of restaurants, wineries, casinos, and entertainment venues. See www.visitalton.com for examples of things to do in the area.
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Shelter Reservations are non-refundable unless the area is closed by the Department, in this circumstance the Site Manager will contact you prior to your reservation date to cancel and issue your refund.
A responsible adult (18 years of age or older) from the camping party must register for the party and thereby acknowledge compliance with the rules and regulations of the park for the party.
For specific park information or questions regarding your reservation, please call the Park Office at 618-786-3323
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Pere Marquette State Park is located on Ilinois Route 100 (The Great River Road), about 18 miles west of Alton, Illinois. From Chicago: Take I-55 South to Exit 52 at Litchfield, IL Rt 16. Take Rt 16 West approx 49 miles to Jct of IL Rt 100. Proceed south on Rt 100 approximately 10 miles to the park. From St. Louis: Take I-270 North to US Hwy 367 North to Alton. Turn left on IL 143, proceed to 3rd stop light at IL Rt 100 and turn left. Take Rt 100 approximately 18 miles to the park.
Mailing Address:Pere Marquette State Park
13112 Visitor Center Lane
Grafton IL 62037
Phone Number:Information: (618)786-3323