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Are you up for amazing? Discover Illinois.

In a state that encompasses thriving urban centers like Chicago, as well as scenic natural vistas that will take your breath away, there is simply no end to the travel opportunities that await you in the Land of Lincoln. Illinois offers something for everybody. Whether you prefer the world class culture and dining of the big city, the friendly hospitality of small town America or the serene beauty of our natural wonders, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Illinois.

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https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/register-cowboy-action
Register for or Schedule a Cowboy Action Shooting Event
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Shooting enthusiasts can learn more about how to register for or scheduling a cowboy action shooting event at Spart's WSRC.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/ICC/railroad-crossing
Railroad crossing and collision Statistics
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Railroad crossing and collision statistics
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DCEO/facility-for-sporting-event
Locate a Facility for a Sporting Event
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A comprehensive list of the 1,200 sporting venues across the state for everything from PGA tournaments to Olympic trials
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/register-trap-shooting
Register for or Schedule a Trap Shooting Event
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Contact the World Shooting and Recreational Complex to schedule a shooting sports event.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/upland-game
Upland Game Permits
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Upland Game Permit applications are available online through the IDNR website.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/boating-accident-reporting
Boating Accident Reporting
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Boat operators are required to submit a written report following accidents involving injury, loss of life or property damage in excess of $2,000.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/harvest-licenses
Harvest Licenses
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Ginseng licenses can be purchased online through the DNR DIRECT license/permit system
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOA/statefair-event-reservation
Reserve an Event & Facility at the State Fairgrounds
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The Illinois State Fairgrounds encompasses over 360 acres of land with more than 150 buildings and over 1,000 stalls for livestock or horses. The many amenities offered here on the Illinois State Fairgrounds will assist you in hosting your event, large or small.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/standing-vehicle-hunting
Standing Vehicle Hunting Permit
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Information on Standing Vehicle Hunting Permits is available from the IDNR Office of Law Enforcement.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/outdoors/DNR/hunting-fishing-license
Hunting and Fishing License Sales and Information
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License Sales and Information for Hunting, Fishing, Harvesting, and Trapping. Including information on Deer, Uploand Game, Waterfowl/Dove, and Youth Permits.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOA/dequoin-event-reservation
Reserve an Event & Facility at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds
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The DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, its staff and management will cater to your needs and would welcome the opportunity to host any upcoming events you may be planning. The Fairgrounds is recognized as a leading multi-use venue and offers the finest in service and recreational opportunities available anywhere.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/register-snowmobile
Register a Snowmobile
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Drivers can learn more about how to register their snowmobile in Illinois.

 Agencies

 

 

https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ALPLM
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum brings to life Abraham Lincoln’s story through immersive exhibits and displays of original artifacts.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DCEO
Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Department of
Our mission is to provide economic opportunities for businesses, entrepreneurs, and residents that improve the quality of life for all Illinoisans. We are laser-focused on improving transparency and accountability, enhancing customer service, increasing Illinois’ competitiveness, advancing minority empowerment, modernizing Illinois’ workforce, and elevating our state’s promotional efforts.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DNR
Natural Resources, Department of
To manage, conserve and protect Illinois' natural, recreational and cultural resources, further the public's understanding and appreciation of those resources, and promote the education, science and public safety of Illinois' natural resources for present and future generations.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ISF
Fair, Illinois State
The 2018 Illinois State Fair runs from August 9th through August 19th. The Fairgrounds are open from 7 a.m. to Midnight for the duration of the Fair.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDOA
Agriculture, Department of
The Illinois Department of Agriculture will be an advocate for Illinois' agricultural industry and provide the necessary regulatory functions to benefit consumers, agricultural industry, and our natural resources. The agency will strive to promote agri-business in Illinois and throughout the world.

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