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Explore Union County

Located in the Heart of the Shawnee National Forest and the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, you will want more than a day to experience Union County.

Outdoor Activities

The Shawnee National Forest spans 289,000 acres between the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.  With an abudnance of hiking trails, bike paths, lakes and waterways, your next trip to Union County in Southern Illinois will keep you moving.

Take a Day or.. Two

Union County offers something for everyone.  With our forests, wineries, orchards and unique shops, you can spend your days exploring the great outdoors, dining at great local restaurants, sipping local wines and browsing the goods made by local artisans. And, Union County boosts over 24 cabins and lodging accomodations, so you can make your visit a wonderful fun-packed vacation.

The Union County Chamber of Commerce team is pleased to provide you with some of our favorite places to visit during your stay.

Our day trip suggestions give you with all of the information you need so you can relax and take in the sights.  Travel time, directions and location highlights at your fingertips.

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Outdoors Activites

Union County, Illinois

Founded in 1818


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National Register of Historic Places

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