Parks and Lakes

American Obstacle
American Obstacle7859 S. Route 37
Kinmundy, Illinois 62854
Phone: 217.690.3367

American Obstacle, Inc. is an outdoor adventure park that young and old alike can enjoy. Built to provide a place for everyone to get out in the great outdoors and have the opportunity to be a little extreme.

Everyone deserves to do something a little crazy from time to time and you deserve a day of fun. We feel the exact same way at American Obstacle. That is why we assembled a team that has been trained and certified according to the Association of Challenge Course Technology standards. This provides you with not only a safe experience but also a memorable one.

Whether you need to entertain a group, or just out with family and friends American Obstacle has something for everyone.


Stephen A. Forbes State Park
Forbes State Park6924 Omega Road
Kinmundy, Illinois   62854
Phone: 618.547.3381
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Picture yourself on the banks of a beautiful lake, surrounded by shady oaks and rolling hills. The presence of a graceful heron on the water, or deer or even a wild turkey in the nearby brush may be visible. A tug on the fishing line brings you back to the task at hand -- reeling in the first or your limit of largemouth bass, bluegill or crappie. As the sun comes up, take a swim at sandy Rocky Point Beach. The rest of the day offers many options, from hiking on the nature trails, to softball or volleyball at the Circle Drive Picnic Area to water skiing. Or, you may want to spend the night at the Oak Ridge Campground. All of this, and more, awaits visitors to Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area.

Kinmundy Reservoir
Kinmundy ReservoirsAn abundance of wild game and quail make this excellent hunting country for the sportsman.  The number of white tailed deer in the vicinity has greatly increased.  Relaxing, fishing or just boating is available on the 2 lakes of our City. Kinmundy lakes are well stocked with bass, crappie, and bluegill.
Old Lake - 32 acres
New Lake - 107 Acres

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