Locations & Directions
Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve – Riverview Retreat Center
Lake of the Woods is located in a rolling wooded area near Mahomet, IL. This beautiful park occupies almost 900 acres along the Sangamon River. Lake of the Woods offers fishing, boating, hiking, cross-country skiing, sledding, golfing, the Hi-Tower bell tower, Early American Museum, and Botanical Gardens. There is camping available.
Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality
Mount Saint Francis Center for Spirituality is a retreat center located in Southern Indiana on more than 400 acres of wooded acres. Following in the tradition of their founder, St. Francis of Assisi, the Franciscan Friars maintain “The Mount” as a residence and a sacred place for spiritual renewal for all faiths. Private, air-conditioned bedrooms, walking trails in the woods, a beautiful lake, bookstore, dining rooms, daily mass optional, and wide open space to commune with nature.
Turkey Run State Park
Turkey Run State Park is a beautiful state park located in west central Indiana. Deep canyons nestled in the shadows of sandstone cliffs and peaceful hemlock groves harbor some of the most ruggedly beautiful hiking trails in the state. Turkey Run is filled with wildlife of all kinds including deer, beavers, woodpeckers, turkeys, and many others.