For current trail conditions and park availability, call the Conservation District Hotline at (217) 421-7493.
News & Announcements
Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 - Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019
Free Field Trip Transportation from Decatur Audubon
The Decatur Audubon Society will cover transportation costs for 20 school buses to take field trips to Rock Springs Nature Center or any of the five Macon County Conservation Areas, from now until the end of the 2018-2019 school year.Read More
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019
Macon County Conservation District Board Meeting
Macon County Conservation District Board Meeting at Rock Springs Nature CenterRead More
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019
Webelos: Into the Woods
Webelos Scouts will learn how to identify trees, plants, and discover how fire effects the forest.Read More
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019
Douglas Cup Tournament
Join us for the national pastime: base ball! Cheer for your home team, the Rock Springs Ground Squirrels, in this annual vintage base ball tournament, played with authentic 1858 rules.Read More
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Enjoy all of the Macon County Conservation Areas throughout the year.
Fort Daniel Conservation AreaLocated near Mt. Zion in southeastern Macon County, Illinois, Fort Daniel Conservation Area is a 200-acre site rich in history and recreational opportunity [get directions].
Fort Daniel’s GPS Coordinates are 39.781681 N, 88.828326 W.
Learn more about Fort Daniel Conservation Area
Macon County Conservation District in Macon County, Illinois
The Macon County Conservation District invites you to visit the many natural areas in Macon County, Illinois, including Rock Springs Nature Center, which offers nature programs, special activities, nature hikes, summer camps, music programs, conference rooms for all ages throughout the year in Decatur, Illinois.
Macon County Conservation District is your entryway to more than 3,300 acres of nature, wildlife, and outdoor recreation. Hiking and bird watching are just some of the activities you can enjoy at Macon County conservation areas. Visit Rock Springs Nature Center to experience exhibits, live animals, or nature center events offered year-round.
Browse all Programs & Events to find out what’s happening throughout Macon County Conservation District.
To promote the conservation of natural and cultural resources by acquiring, maintaining, and restoring natural areas and cultural sites so as to leave them unimpaired for future generations.