Vandalia, Illinois

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Vandalia, Illinois, USA

Recreation in Vandalia, Illinois

Lakes & Marinas

  • The Vandalia Lake and Marina
    Located four miles northwest of Vandalia
    618-283-2728, Open Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend, this 660 acre lake has 12 miles of shoreline and features fantastic fishing opportunities, with large mouth bass, channel... more info

Recreation Areas

  • Kaskaskia River
    Located alongside the city of Vandalia
    This large tributary of the Mississippi River, named after the Native American tribe that once lived in the area, stretches 292 miles through southwestern Illinois. A... more info

  • Ramsey Lake State Recreation Area
    Ramsey Lake Road, Vandalia, IL 62080
    Located one mile north of Ramsey, IL
    618-423-2215, Enjoy picnicking, hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, and horseback riding in this beautiful recreation area with rolling hills, picturesque woods, and a timbered... more info  map


  • Vandalia Bowl
    2605 Veterans Avenue, Vandalia, IL 62471
    618-283-9294, Enjoy bowling with your family or friends at this popular local spot. more info  map


  • Indian Springs Golf Club
    21347 Illinois Route 185, Fillmore, IL 62032
    217-538-2392, A public 18-hole championship course. more info

  • Ramsey Lake Golf Course
    Ramsey Lake Road, Vandalia, IL 62080
    Located in Ramsey, IL
    618-423-2261, Easy to walk because of its flat terrain, this excellent nine hole course is a great play for golfers of all levels, but especially for beginners. It features bent... more info  map

  • St. Elmo Golf Club
    Route 2, St. Elmo, IL 62458
    618-829-3390, This scenic nine hole golf course is set in a wooded area and features large Bermuda grass greens and very narrow bent grass fairways. These factors combined with water... more info  map

  • Twin Oaks Golf Club
    21916 State Route 127, Vandalia, IL 62246
    Located in Greenville, IL
    618-749-5611, This small nine hole golf course is a family owned, semi-private course. It features nine well maintained holes with bent grass greens and fairways. Surrounded by... more info  map

  • Vandalia Country Club
    1110 South Eighth Street, Vandalia, IL 62471
    618-283-1365, This private golf course offers nine holes of golf with bent grass greens and bluegrass fairways. There are many trees lining the plush fairways, and the large greens... more info  map


  • Kecks Marsh
    RR 2 Box 189, Vandalia, IL 62471
    618-425-3740, Hunt doves, quail, pheasants, ducks, geese, and turkies at Keck's Marsh. Guides with top quality dogs are available, or bring your own dog. You can also bowhunt deer... more info  map


  • Vandalia Public Swimming Pool
    1001 West Fillmore Street, Vandalia, IL 62471
    618-283-4211, Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, this public pool provides a cool haven on hot summer days. Pool activities include swimming lessons, lifeguard training, aqua... more info  map


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