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State Parks & Outdoor Recreation

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Welcome to Illinois State Parks’ web site that provides conservation and preservation enthusiasts from around the globe an opportunity to support these Illinois treasures. We are thankful you have chosen to follow the thousands of people that have demonstrated an interest in supporting our mission. Your donation will help ensure that State Parks, State Recreation Areas and State Fish and Wildlife Areas around Illinois are preserved for generations to come.

Every effort will be made to keep your donation directed for the benefit of the site designated. For more information as to the particular project or goal for which your donation will be utilized, please contact the Site manager at the phone number provided for that particular Site on our webpage. In the event you cannot reach a particular site, you may contact the Illinois Department of Natural Resources 217-782-6302 for more information. Thank you for making the sustainability of Illinois State Parks’ a priority and benefactor of your generosity.

This fund accepts checks and credit cards. Please make checks payable to DNR- (Name Specific Park recipient).

On the memo of your check, please indicate which State Park, SRA or SFWA you would like your donation to be directed. As stated above, your contribution will be directed for the benefit of the site designated. Checks should be sent to:

Department of Natural Resources
OLM- Parks and Recreation
One Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL 62702-1271

If you wish to claim this donation as a charitable contribution for tax reporting purposes, please visit this IRS site.

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