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Visit Elgin, Illinois

Discover things to do on an Elgin, Illinois, getaway

Parks & Trails

Waitcus Park

Waitcus Park

Waitcus Park located on Rt. 72 and Railroad Street offers the following amenities: a baseball diamond, basketball 1/2 court, playground, and a picnic pavilion.

Town Square Park

Town Square Park

This park features a playground, gazebo, a pond and open space. Town Square Park is the site of Community Days, the first weekend after Memorial Day, and the monthly Movies… more

Memorial Park

Memorial Park

Memorial Park is located at 355 Tyrrell Road (in between Big Timber Rd and Route 72 just north of I-90). This park offers the following amenities:  a baseball diamond, a… more

Town Center Park

Town Center Park

Town Center Park is located at 301 Columbia Lane, at the intersection of Tyrrell Road and Columbia Lane. Our newest park features a playground, splash pool, baseball diamond and open… more

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Jelke Creek Bird Sanctuary

Public trails were designed for shared use so that persons on foot, bike or horseback will be able to travel side by side. As you travel along the paths you may… more

Wing Park

Wing Park

Formally opened in 1903, Wing Park has a rich history of providing a multitude of amenities to residents. This 121-acre regional park is home to the Wing Park Bandshell and… more

SEBA Park

SEBA Park

Named after the South Elgin Business Association (SEBA).  This park along the river is a great place with  lots to do. Enjoy the outdoors by fishing, checking out the nature preserves… more

Lords Park

Lords Park

Lord’s Park is comprised of 108 wooded acres. Here you will find Lord’s Park Pavillion, the Elgin Public Museum and the Lord’s Park Zoo. Enjoy the playing fields, picnicking & water… more

Festival Park

Festival Park

This riverfront recreation area includes a playground, picnic area, fishing pier & a spray fountain/ splash pad. And conveniently located near free parking and the Fox River Trail. The nearby… more

Randall Oaks Park

Randall Oaks Park

At Randall Oaks Park you’ll find 141 acres of open space that includes three shelters, a 10-hole disc golf course two volleyball courts and three playgrounds. There’s also an amazing… more

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Huffman Park Splash Pad

Dundee Township Park District is committed to providing quality park areas, facilities and services for the present and future benefit and enjoyment of our entire community. For more information visit our website: www.dtpd.org Rakow Center 665 Barrington Ave. Carpentersville, IL 60110 (847) 428-7131 x1101 Randall Oaks Recreation Center 500 N. Randall Rd. West Dundee, IL 60118… Read more »

Hawthorne Hill Nature Center

Hawthorne Hill Nature Center

Hawthorne Hill Nature Center is the perfect place to enjoy rich fall colors, snow-frosted trees, spring wildflowers, summer amphibians, and an ever changing host of birds near the pond, in the woods, or even from the comfort of the nature center. The 67-acre natural area that flanks both sides of Brookside Drive has a wheelchair… Read more »

Lords Park Zoo

Lords Park Zoo

Located on Elgin’s east side, at the south end of Lords Park, the zoo has had a long history and has undergone many changes. Currently, the fenced in outdoor area includes: Buffalo, Elk, and White Tail Deer, which can be seen all year long. During the summer the farm zoo will open to provide visitors… Read more »

Fox Valley Bicycle & Ski Club

Fox Valley Bicycle & Ski Club

The Fox Valley Bicycle and Ski Club (FVBSC) is centered in the beautiful Fox River Valley region of Northeastern Illinois. Located thirty miles west of Chicago, the FVBSC provides a focal point for group bicycling and skiing activities for the communities in, and surrounding the Tri-Cities of St. Charles, Geneva, and Batavia. The club enjoys… Read more »

Dundee Township Park District

Dundee Township Park District

The Dundee Township Park District, located in Kane County, Illinois serves the communities of Carpentersville, East Dundee, West Dundee, Sleepy Hollow, and portions of Algonquin, Gilberts, Elgin, Barrington Hills and Hoffman Estates. This is the location of the administration building.

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City of Elgin Parks & Recreation Foundation

From award-winning golf course to open parks, City of Elgin Parks & Recreation Foundation has something for everyone.

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Dundee Township Visitors Center

The best rest stop on the Fox River trail! Stop in and say hi. Free maps, water, and smiles, plus snacks and t-shirts for sale.

Bartlett Park District

Bartlett Park District

Winter Skiing at Villa Olivia or Golfing in the Spring, Banquet Facilities, Bartlett Aquatic Center.