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Edwards County Recreation


Edwards County Fair


July 20st - 30st, 2011


Moravian Church and Cemetery

157 E. Church St., West Salem

Members of the church migrated from Salem, North Carolina, to establish a new agricultural community founded on their religion. The cemetery follows the Moravian custom of separating burial sections for married men, married women, unmarried men and unmarried women.


Pork Day USA


Ruritan Club Pork Day USA is on the second Saturday in July and will be held on July 9th, 2011 on the Courtyard Square in downtown Albion. For more information call 618-445-2303


Prop Busters R/C Club

1000 N & 900 E in Edwards County IL , Browns

GPS 38.394844, -87.98740

The Prop Busters R/C Club is a area radio controlled (R/C) aircraft enthusiasts club that has been in existence for over twenty years. We are a chartered club with the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA Charter 1321) The purpose of the club is to bring together at specific times those persons who are interested in radio controlled model aircraft and to improve their knowledge and develop their skills and for fellowship. We fly at Nelson Field. The Field is located 3/4 of a mile North of State Route 15 near Browns IL. Browns is located about 12 miles west of Mt Carmel IL. Turn north on county road 900e at the FS plant you will see the field when you reach county road 1000N. Right turn on 1000N then left turn into the parking area. This is a private air field that is 4000 feet long and a 100 ft wide. The elevation is 418 ft. The Unicom frequency is 122.8 MHz We fly off of the south end almost every weekend Spring, Summer & Fall. Our Club meets on the first Thursday of the month. Anyone interested in R/C flying is welcome. The meeting will be at the field during the summer and there will be a cookout before. Some members will come early and fly. Check the web page for place and time of meeting during the winter months and bad weather. We are involved in a lot of area events as you can see from the web page events calendar. On Fathers Day Weekend in June we host our annual Extravaganza 3 day event. Radio controlled aircraft pilots from about 150 mile radius will be at the field to show off their aircraft and what they can do. It will be a great show and the public is invited to come and watch 8:00 am -till?.

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Boating and Fishing

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3 Rivers Resources

RR3 Box 74 A , Albion

Manages over 3,000 acres in Wabash and Edwards County. Takes only 4-6 hunters per package. All hunts are fully guided. Primarily Bow hunting but also offers shotgun and muzzle loader hunts as well.


Back Achers Buster Bucks

RR 3 Box 310 , Albion

Mike Metcalf, Outfitter

BACK ACHERS BUSTER BUCKS OFFERS HUNTS FOR TROPHY WHITETAIL BUCKS! This is a sleeper area with lots of Giant Trophy Whitetail Bucks. We maintain Whitetail Deer Food Plots located on property. We will cater to all or your Deer hunting needs. Lodging will be arranged for all Deer Hunters. Gun Hunts Muzzle loader Hunts Pre Rut Hunts, Main Rut Hunts, Post Rut Hunts Hunt in Wooded Areas, River Bottoms, Farmland, Hill Tops We have been providing quality Whitetail Deer hunting adventures for several years. Not only are we the farmers; but we are the caretakers of the land and all of its wildlife. Food plots and cover for our critters have been maintained since Metcalf's Back Achers was established in 1986. Covering multiple counties, you can find that trophy buck in the wooded areas surrounded by farmland, river bottoms,or even on the top of our hills. Call 618-445-2024 and tell us what you want in your Trophy Whitetail Deer Hunting adventure as you pursue that "Buster Buck"; and we will custom design a whitetail deer hunt that is everything you desire.


Farm House Hunting Lodge

R.R. #1, West Salem

Southern Illinois Deer & Turkey hunting , bow or gun. Six day & 3 day hunt packages. Fully furnished farm house at the site. Lease complete with plenty of quality lodging, pre-season guiding to hunting areas that include; food, water, timber, cover and open areas. The fully furnished farm house is also available for non-hunters for overnight or extended stays. Besides hunting packages we offer; fishing, bird watching and getaway & meeting packages. Two baths, fully equipped kitchen & plenty of outdoors.


Outdoor Only Illinois Bow Hunting

RR #3, Box 62a, Albion

We are proud to offer Whitetail Deer Hunting - 5 day semi-guided bow hunts. Shotgun hunts also available. Our clients hunt on rested property only. We will not put hunters on property that has been hunted the week before. We believe that is why our hunters are so successful. Our land is private and 80% of it personally owned, which allows for much better control. We manage our farm and plan our food plots to hold the deer. We are looking for a few dedicated hunters to enjoy our hunts and want to come back. We are located in Southeast Illinois, bordering the Indiana line. Bottom land, CRP, fence rows with corn and soybean fields are the main habitat in our area. Edwards, Wabash, Richland and White Counties totaling over 2,500 privately owned acres.


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Motor Sports

SOIL MX Motorsports Park

Bone Gap

Southern Illinois Motocross's new dirt off-road course

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Movie Theaters

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Albion City Park


Visitors to Albion can enjoy the City Park, which offers a swimming pool, playground, tennis and basketball courts, volleyball and soccer as well as shelter houses.


West Salem City Park

West Salem

Features a playground, picnic shelters with water and electric hookups.

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State Parks

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