Outdoor Activities

ENDLESS OPTIONS FOR FUN IN THE FRESH AIR

Your pathway to awesome activities starts with Pekin’s parks – the fifth largest collection in the entire state. Sports, family fun, challenges and relaxation reside blithely alongside nature to summon a plethora of possibilities for entertainment. Drop a line on the banks of Lake Butterfield. Saddle up and hit Potawatomi Trail in search of totems and teepees. Sail the lagoon on a dragonboat. Take Fido to Happy Tails for a romp. Commune with fox, muskrats and beavers on Running Deer Trail. Or putt putt the fun at Magic Dragon Golf & Games (watch out for the caboose on hole 4 – it’s a doozy!).

Check out Pekin parks for awesome activities including:

  • Horseback rides & lessons
  • Miniature golf
  • Bocce ball courts
  • Sand volleyball
  • Tennis courts
  • Ball diamonds
  • Soccer fields
  • Football fields
  • Dog parks
  • Dog training areas
  • Ice fishing
  • Archery
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking & biking trails
  • Paddle boating
  • Disc golf
  • Skate park for bikes, boards & blades
  • Athletic club (guest passes available)
  • Water park
  • Ice arena
  • Nature-based classes & workshops
  • Historic pavilion for events
  • And more

Pavilion on the Lagoon

Wondering about that gorgeous building overlooking the Lagoon? It’s the historic 1905 Pavilion, one of Pekin’s last turn-of-the-century treasures. For over 100 years it’s helped townspeople celebrate all the major milestones of life from marriage to birth to everything in between, plus regularly hosting soirees for some of Pekin’s most successful businesses.

More Outdoor Activities

Disc Golf Courses are located all over our community.

  • Sunset Hills Disc Golf

Fishing & Hunting abounds around Pekin.

Golf is a great past time and we have 4 great courses to pick from.

Pekin Paintball Park is always a great place to spend a few hours of the day.

Directory

Address
19721 N US Highway 24
City
Canton
Business Phone Number
309-647-9184
Business Name
Business Category
Address
1701 Court St.
City
Pekin
Business Phone Number
309-347-7275
Address
25410 Fish Hatchery Road
City
Topeka
Business Phone Number
309-968-7531
Business Name
Address
#1 McNaughton Park Road
City
Pekin
Business Phone Number
309-347-7275
Business Name
Business Category
Address
Rt. 98
City
Pekin
Business Phone Number
309-347-7275
Address
3201 Sheridan Road
City
Pekin
Business Website Address
Business Phone Number
309-347-7191
Contact Name
Jeff Yergler
Address
2210 N Parkway Drive
City
Pekin
Business Website Address
Business Phone Number
309-346-0077
Contact Name
Steve Funk
Business Category
Address
210 Recreation Drive
City
Pekin
Business Phone Number
309-353-1244
Address
1701 Court Street
City
Pekin
Business Phone Number
309-347-7275
Contact Name
Shawn Powers
Business Name
Address
2300 Broadway Road
City
Pekin
Business Website Address
Business Phone Number
309-346-8494
Contact Name
Steve Funk
Business Name
Address
2501 Edgewater Dr
City
Pekin
Business Website Address
Business Phone Number
309-347-4445
Contact Name
Harry Seiss
Address
310 Country Club Drive
City
Pekin
Business Phone Number
309-346-6888
Contact Name
Paul Betteridge
Business Name
Address
14444 Towerline Road
City
Pekin
Business Website Address
Business Phone Number
309-346-7000
Contact Name
Michael McKinley
Business Name
Address
1701 Court Street
City
Pekin
Business Website Address
Business Phone Number
309-347-7275
Contact Name
Shawn Powers
Business Name
Business Category
Address
Rt 98
City
Pekin
Business Phone Number
309-347-7275
Address
7982 South Park Road
City
Manito
Business Phone Number
309-968-7135
Address
217 McNaughton Road
City
Pekin
Business Website Address
Business Phone Number
309-382-1268
Business Name
Business Category
Address
Rt. 98
City
Pekin
Business Phone Number
309-347-7275
Business Name
Address
25799 County Road 2300 N
City
Forest City
Business Phone Number
309-597-2212
Address
1620 Summit Drive
City
Pekin
Business Website Address
Business Phone Number
309-347-7553
Contact Name
Jerry Anderson