Natural Planning

The Chillicothe Park District is working with the Illinois Master Naturalist, Trees Forever, United States Fish and Wildlife, Illinois Buffer Partnership and the Illinois Pollinator Program to return the Coal Hollow to its natural state.  Volunteer groups have contributed 100's of hours to preserve and protect this beautiful area.  For more information please view the Master Plan (2018 Update)or for information on how your group can Volunteer, contact the Chillicothe Park District office.

Explore the Bluffs

This forty eight acre facility opening soon to the public will have a variety of recreational opportunities.  A small pavilion for picnics and family gatherings, walking trails, outdoor education, and open recreation areas are all being included in the revitalization of this beautiful river bluff area.