A truly great park in the north part of Urbana, King has been developing neighborhood events and grade school friendships since 1967. Plus, a tremendous sculpture, walking paths, a playground, and an open field that is ripe for some goal posts and a few ten yard gains.
This tiny park in the heart of North Champaign just celebrated fifty years and has basketball courts and a nice little walking path named in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
This little nugget of a park sits just north of Maynard Lake, which is the closest thing this city has to a "lake life" community. The park is just delicious gravy for those who live nearby.
Year of the Park continues with a closer look at this Savoy park.
It is the crown jewel of natural areas to explore in Champaign County. Dive in to Lake of the Woods a bit more with this video feature, and then go vote YES tomorrow to better fund the operations at Champaign County Forest Preserve District.
The newly remodeled Glenn Park is the importance of civil engineering and creative design on display. What was once something of a throwaway space has been redesigned into a truly hidden gem. Nevermind the traffic on Mattis; you can't hear it at all when you are in the park.
Situated on the same plot of land as Parkland College, this expansive park is massive at 104 acres of land. And there are a lot of features to explore, no matter your interests.
There are parks that define communities in every city and town across the world. In Urbana, Carle Park does that work, and keeps getting better year in and year out.
Washington Park is really just called Frat Park. It has a sinful history. We should try to
Founded in 1874, Beardsley is the oldest neighborhood park in Champaign. And its namesake founder, George F., had a helluva run here in Champaign. Click on this article to learn more about him, and what he left us to enjoy after he passed.
If you look for it, you will be rewarded with an almost empty landscape of off-the-beaten path walking trails, the Salt Fork River, and serenity rarely found in Champaign County. Just don't go too often; you will ruin it for everyone.
One of the best places to watch a Little League baseball game in town, this expansive park on the west side of Champaign provides lots of things to do, and to take in a truly great sunset.
Champaign-Urbana has one of the most diverse, intelligent, and interesting communities in the state. Our Culture section highlights those people, places, and events that make us proud to live here.