Conservation World

​Located in the northwest corner of the fairgrounds

Open from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Free family fun, entertainment, and great ideas for spending time outdoors are featured inside over 30 acres of green grass, trees, rolling hills and ponds at Conservation World. Free shows include the famed Paul Bunyan Lumberjacks, along with free Voyageur canoe rides, fishing clinics, shooting sports instruction for youth, interactive displays on outdoors fun, and much more. Conservation World is sponsored by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.​


Conservation World is a 30-acre tract of rolling hills and woodlands that brings the northwest corner of the fairgrounds to life. Take a trip into the wilderness as our guides show you the wonders of nature.  (39.8383/-89.6451)