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Within Historic Nauvoo

Nauvoo Fire Pit

Fire pit surrounded by picnic tables

 

Nauvoo Grove

Wooded outdoor areas, some rough wooden benches  

  • Within Historic District.

  • Capacity: about 100 on benches, unlimited standing room.

  • Reserve through Historic Nauvoo Reservation Coordinator 217-577-2610

  • Not available during Pageant season, July 9-Aug. 3, 2019

  • No reservation fee.

Picnic Area 

  • In Historic Nauvoo on Main St., near Pioneer Pastimes.

  • Picnic tables and benches available.

  • Restrooms located across the street next to Browning Gun.

  • Open to the public, no reservations available.

Within the City of Nauvoo

Nauvoo City Park

A few picnic tables in a small shaded park.

  • Corner of Bluff & Knight Streets

  • .75  mile from Historic District

  • No reservations

Main Shelter,

Nauvoo State Park

Covered pavilion with tables

Close to Historic District

  • .33 mile from Historic District

  • Accommodates 80 in main shelter

  • Grills and restrooms available

  • Click on the button below for more information.  

Hyrum Kimball Village

Covered pavilion 

(Only available to HK Villiage renters)

  • 1.2 miles from Historic District

  • Accommodates about 150

  • Tables/chairs/grills available

  • No Restrooms                

  • Reserve at 217-453-6090

  • Fee of $50 per day  

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Nauvoo Stake Center

Indoor cultural hall with serving area.

  • Close to the Historic District.

  • Nauvoo Stake Center Guidelines

  • Address: 380 N. Durphy St., Nauvoo

  • Reservations: Text Curtis Peterson at 217-219-0774

Nauvoo Park District Recreation Park

395 N. Winchester

Covered pavilion with picnic tables

  • 1.5 miles from Historic District

  • Nine tables/electrical outlets available

  • Restrooms available

  • Reserve through Mark Anderson,  309-221-0768 (leave a message)

  • No reservation fee, donations accepted

Various Picnic Areas along Highway 96

  • On Great River Road between Nauvoo & Keokuk

  • Open to the public, no reservations

 

Event Center at

Nauvoo Inn & Suites

  • Located behind the hotel on       Gordon St.

  • A large gathering room that will accommodate about 70 people.

  • General Information:    http://www.nauvoofamilyinn.com/

  • For more information call Tracy at   217-453-6527 Ext. 450

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Old Nauvoo

High School

  • Located at 1450 Knight St.

  • Built in the mid 1800s

  • This is an old building that has a gym, kitchen and small gathering area.

  • Guidelines for Use

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Nauvoo

Pageant 

Building

Outside Lighted Parking Lot

885 East Hwy. 96 - Nauvoo, Illinois

Multi-room facility

  • 2.5 miles from Historic District

  • Building has kitchen, dining area, restrooms, large group area with seating up to 400

  • Available throughout the year (Except during Pageant Season: June 22-Aug 7, 2019)

  • Please refer to Building Use Policy for additional information. 

Community of Christ

1095 S. Warsaw

Indoor lodge or Outdoor picinic areas

  • 1.5 miles from Historic District

  • Lodge has kitchen and will accommodate 300.

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Outside the City of Nauvoo

Camp Eastman
Boy Scout Camp
  • Located off IL 96 (The River Road) 7.5 miles east of Nauvoo
  • Cabins, a dining hall, shower house and lodge available.
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Smokin' Gun

Event Center

  • Located 23 miles southeast of Nauvoo, 3.6 miles north of Hamilton, IL.

  • Spacious grounds, outdoor seating, Party Room, Hummingbird Lake available.

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Cambre House

& Farm

  • Located off IL 96  15 min. north of  Nauvoo.
  • Open for family and group events.
  • Farmhouse, patio & grassy area.
  • Contact Amy or Rebecca at: cambrehouse.com

Wildcat Springs

Park

  • Located in Hamilton, IL.
  • 12 Miles south of Nauvoo
  • Open for family and group events.
  • Camping, hiking & picnic facilities.
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