- Outdoor Recreation & Nature
- Cultural Heritage
- Shopping & Dining
- Welcome Visitors
Adventure seekers will love the beautiful back roads and rustic views the Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park and Johnson Sauk Trail State Park offer Henry County visitors. Take advantage of one of the most popular pheasant hunting sites in Illinois, plus hiking, biking, horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, golfing, and snowmobiling top many must-do lists.
Henry County is packed with museums and sites that take you back to a different time. Visit National Historic Landmark Bishop Hill for authentic 19th century pottery, hand quilting and agriculture demonstrations. Or put one of these unique sites on your list of must-sees: Ryan’s Round Barn, Orion’s 1913 Music Band Shell or the Jenny Lind Chapel.
Enjoy amazing home-cooked, made-from scratch meals at delicious diners across the area. Or shop for one-of-a-kind antiques, arts, crafts and original pottery at artisan shops. You’ll also find everything from primitive to elegant home décor and furniture finds at stores like Good’s Furniture in Kewanee and Geneseo’s downtown historic district.