• Discover Collinsville

  • Collinsville Illinois

  • City Parks and Outdoor Activities

  • Willoughby Heritage Farm and Conservation Reserve

    10 Gateway Drive

    Collinsville, IL. 62234

    (618) 346-7530


    Willoughby Heritage Farm

    Step into Midwestern family farming of the 1930-1950s at Willoughby Heritage Farm. As part of the Collinsville Area Recreation District (CARD), the land has become a place where the history comes to life through historic structures, original tools, replica gardens and a restored environment. Along with the barns, farm tools and live animals, farm staff and volunteers have created over three miles of hiking trails in the woodland and prairie.


  • Arlington Greens

    200 Arlington Dr.

    Granite City, IL 62040

    (618) 931.5232


    Arlington Greens is an 18-hole, public golf facility located near Granite City, just minutes from Collinsville. The course has 7,200 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 72.4 and it has a slope rating of 125. The property also includes an all-weather and grass driving range, putting and chipping greens, club house and banquet room.

    Open play, league play, lessons, and tournaments and outings are available.

    The golf course is open 7 a.m. to dusk, daily.

  • Woodland Park, Glidden Park, Pleasant Ridge Park, Schnucks Memorial Park, and Morris Hills Park

    Woodland Park

    Collinsville Area Recreation District not only maintains six public parks, but also runs the Jaycee Sports Complex, which hosts eleven baseball fields, regulation length soccer field, and regulation-length football field. 

    Call C.A.R.D. at 618.346.7529 to book a pavilion for your event.



  • MCT Bike Trails

    Madison County Bike TrailsMadison County Transit trails are family-friendly bike, rollerblade, and walking trails that lie all throughout Madison County. Enjoy the scenic landscapes, cultural institutions and historical neighborhoods!


  • Horseshoe Lake

    3321 Highway 111
    Granite City, IL 62040
    (618) 931-0270


    Horseshoe Lake State Park

    Located off Highway 111 in the Southwestern part of Illinois in Madison County, Horseshoe Lake rests on 2,960 acres of beautiful land.  It offers countless recreational activities such as: bird-watching, boating, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, picnicing and natural features.