Interested in local events or would like to submit your event to post on our calendar?

Loading Events

← Back to Events

Argyle Lake State Park

+ Google Map
640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States
309-776-3422 https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/Parks/Pages/ArgyleLake.aspx

October 2021

*Stargazing at the Park*

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 13, 2021 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 22, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for three evenings of stargazing at Argyle Lake State Park with retired WIU astronomy instructor Tom Van Heuklon and hobby astronomist Larry Knicl. Depending on the date, we will have the opportunity to observe planets including Venus and Mars (June), Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune and Mars and the Perseids meteor shower (August), Venus, Saturn, Jupiter and Neptune (October); the Moon; many deep sky objects including star clusters, nebulae, other galaxies; and the varying seasonal constellations. These programs will be…

Find out more »

Illinois Bats: Facts and Myths

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States
+ Google Map

Join us at Argyle Lake State Park as we learn about our only true flying mammal....BATS!!! Local educator and outdoor enthusiast, Mary McMahon will dispel many myths about bats during this informative and entertaining presentation about these mysterious mammals.  Participants will have the opportunity to listen to nearby bats feeding on flying insects using an echolocation detection device. Many informative handouts will be available.  Meet at the park’s visitor center shelter for this program.  Space is limited to first 20 people,…

Find out more »

Atkinson McCord Cemetery Tour

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States
+ Google Map

Join park staff at Argyle Lake State Park for a historical walking tour of the Atkinson/McCord cemetery located on the park’s property.  Participants should be able to walk ½ mile on moderate terrain to access the cemetery. Meet at the park visitor center or at the trap range area. Limited to first 20 people to register, please call (309)776-3422 or email Bridget.Hinchee@illinois.gov.    

Find out more »

May 2022

Argyle Bluegrass Campout

May 6, 2022
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until May 8, 2022

Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy the outdoors and good bluegrass music all week end.

Find out more »

Argyle Bluegrass Campout

May 7, 2022
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until May 8, 2022

Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy the outdoors and good bluegrass music all week end.

Find out more »

Argyle Bluegrass Campout

May 8, 2022
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until May 8, 2022

Argyle Lake State Park, 640 Argyle Park Rd.
Colchester, IL 62326 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy the outdoors and good bluegrass music all week end.

Find out more »
+ Export Events