Parks & Recreation

Haughton Park


Bent Tree Golf Course

14618 E County Road 400N
Charleston, IL 61020

15 miles north of Greenup, Bent Tree Golf Course offers an 18-hole course that is open to the public.

Memberships available.
No liquor license, bring your own.

Fox Ridge State Park

18175 State Park Rd
Charleston, IL 61920

Located just 12 miles north of Greenup, Fox Ridge State Park is a great place to visit every season of the year. Fox Ridge offers:

  • Fishing (by reservation only)
  • Camping, trailer, tent and cabins
  • Trails
  • Hunting

Haughton Park

300 Haughton Park
Greenup, IL 62428

The park in Greenup offers outdoor fun for children and adults alike. The park is a great place to get outside and play or a wonderful gathering destination for family reunions.

The baseball diamond is utilized for summer little league games and is home to the Cumberland Raiders and Pirate baseball.

Lincoln Log Cabin

402 South Lincoln Highway
Lerna, IL 62440

Located just 12 miles north of Greenup, Lincoln Log Cabin is an 86-acre historic site including an accurate reproduction of the Lincolns’ two-room cabin that was constructed on the original cabin site in 1935 , a working living history farm has been developed around the cabin, and a second farmstead, the Stephen Sargent Farm, has been moved to the site to help broaden visitors’ understanding of 1840s rural life in Illinois. One mile north is the Moore Home State Historic Site.

Lincoln Trail Motosports

Casey, IL 62420

Lincoln Trail Motorsports offers 220 acres of riding open daily with an MX track, Thompson Motorsports Practice track, 592 Pee Wee Track, GP track and plenty of trails.

Meadowview Golf Course

6489 Meadowview Lane
Mattoon, IL 61938

There are many features to experience at Meadowview Golf Course. Located just 24 miles northwest of Greenup, Meadowview touts itself as East Central Illinois’ Best Public Golf Course.

Test your skills on our 18 championship holes where each hole features four sets of tees, offering a variety of lengths for players of all skill levels.View from Cafe’ on the Green at Meadowview Golf Course.

Sam Parr State Park

13225 East State Highway 33
Newton, IL 62448

Sam Parr State Park is loated in neighboring Jasper County, three miles northeast of Newton on Route 33 and offers something for everyone who enjoys the outdoors.

  • trailer and tent camping
  • several covered picnic areas
  • more than two miles of foot trails
  • 13 miles of equestrian trails.
  • The lake covers 183 of the 1,043-acre park and has a nine-mile shoreline.