Stephen A. Forbes

Very popular with day visitors are the many shady picnic areas at Stephen A. Forbes SRA. Choose from Lookout Point, Stage Coach Trail, Black Oak, Sassafras, White Oak, Whippoorwill or Circle Drive areas. Picnic tables, pit toilets, and park grills are available at all sites. Circle Drive Picnic Area provides a more open setting and has an area for softball, volleyball or other games requiring an open grass area. Playground equipment is also available at Circle Drive, and at Sassafras Picnic area as well. Rustic park shelters enhance the areas at Whippoorwill, Sassafras, Stage Coach Trail and, Circle Drive Picnic Areas. Shelters at Circle Drive, Sassafras, and Stagecoach Trail can be reserved online at ExploreMoreIL™.