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Conservation Areas are Open...
from 7:00 a.m. until sunset, every day of the year.

For current updates about trail and park availability, please call the Conservation District Hotline at (217) 421-7493.

Job Opportunities

There are two summer camp counselor positions available for Summer 2014. Visit the Job Opportunities page for more information and to apply!

Seeking Board Nominees

There is a position available on the Board of Trustees of Macon County Conservation District.

Please Read More about nominating a candidate to the Board of Trustees.

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What's Going On at the Macon County Conservation District?

Night Hike
Go Camping at Friends Creek Conservation Area
Register for Spring Mini Cmpas
Feed the Animals
Festival of Spring
Night Hike
Go Camping!
Spring Mini Camps
Feed the Animals
Festival of Spring

About Macon County Conservation District
Macon County Conservation District is your entryway to more than 3,200 acres of nature, wildlife and outdoor recreation.

Hiking & bird watching are just some of the programs you can enjoy at Macon County Conservation areas.

See Program & Events to find out what's happening throughout the Macon County Conservation District this summer.

Visit Our Conservation Areas
Visit Macon County Conservation Areas
for camping, hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, picnicking, fishing, and enjoying nature. Click on the links below for more information & maps to each conservation area:

Rock Springs Conservation Area
- Decatur, IL
Friends Creek Conservation Area
- Cisco, IL
Sand Creek Conservation Area
- Decatur, IL
Griswold Conservation Area
- Blue Mound, IL
Fort Daniel Conservation Area
- East of Mt. Zion, IL

Our Mission
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.
Online Registration - Camps, Workshops, Special Events, Pavilion Rental

What can you do at the Nature Center?



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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
3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 423-7708

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