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Fort Massac State Park

1308 E 5th St, Metropolis, IL 62960-2380
+1 618-524-4712
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Nice historical perspective

This is a free attraction. If you are interested in the history of the area, this is worth a stop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ostyeuclid
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Ft Massac

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

Reviewed 23 December 2017
498haroldm
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Metropolis
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“ohio river” (25 reviews)
“picnic tables” (6 reviews)
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1308 E 5th St, Metropolis, IL 62960-2380
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+1 618-524-4712
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"ohio river"
in 25 reviews
"visitor center"
in 8 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 6 reviews
"lots of history"
in 6 reviews
"george rogers clark"
in 4 reviews
"bike trail"
in 2 reviews
"original site"
in 2 reviews
"re creation"
in 2 reviews
"american history"
in 2 reviews
"overlooking the river"
in 2 reviews
"nice campground"
in 2 reviews
"walk around"
in 3 reviews
"quick visit"
in 2 reviews
"short distance"
in 2 reviews
"great museum"
in 2 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"southern illinois"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a free attraction. If you are interested in the history of the area, this is worth a stop. Start with the vistor center and then stroll through the fort and enjoy the view of the river. The fencing mentioned in early reviews was...More

Thank ostyeuclid
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 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

Thank 498haroldm
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 14 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
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Reviewed 7 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
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