Carbondale is located next to Shawnee National Forest and Giant City State Park. If the outdoors is in your blood, Carbondale is the base camp for a great adventure.
Whether it's a ballet at Shryock Auditorium, SIU's Mcleod Theatre, a performance by the SIU Orchestra or a play at the local Stage Company, Carbondale is your entertainment hub for night time adventure.
A great place to relax with family and friends, and enjoy a wonderful meal at one of the many local restaurants or wineries in and around Carbondale.
Don't let the spring rains keep you from enjoying the farmers markets at the CCHS parking lot off Giant City Road and at Westown parking lot off Route 13 West.
Water rushing over the rocks in Giant City Park South of Carbondale.
Friends enjoying a night out by the fire at one of the many local winerys in the area.
Carbondale offers many types of dining expieriences. Try the Longbranch Cafe which has an eclectic vibe and fantastic food!
Spring is in the air with the blooming of tulips in downtown Carbondale. Come learn some History at the Railroad Museum.
Interested in Serving on a City Board or Commission?
The Carbondale City government has many citizen boards and commissions that may benefit from your involvement.
Well…we did it. We completed another year, the FY16 fiscal year, and completed our annual budget.