Public Facilities

  1. Recreational Facilities
  2. Commercial Facilities
  3. Newspapers
  • 2 Country Clubs
  • 1 Movie Theater
  • 1 Public Swimming Pools
  • 1 Outdoor Spray Park
  • 1 Outdoor Splash Park
  • 3 Taxi/Uber
  • 2 Public Tennis Courts
  • 7 Public Parks
  • 4 Public Golf Courses (within 7 miles)
  • Public Access to Lakes:
    • Fishing
    • Motor Boating
    • Water Skiing
    • Swimming



The Carbondale Park District maintains 7 beautiful parks throughout the City of Carbondale. All of the following may be used and reserved by community members:

  • The Gazebo
  • Hickory Lodge Grounds
  • Life Community Center Meeting Rooms
  • Park Pavilions
  • Park Shelters
  • Soccer / Football Fields
  • Softball / Baseball Diamonds

Additional Information

  • Additional meeting and banquet facilities are available at the Hickory Ridge Golf Center Clubhouse.
  • Visit Carbondale Park District for more information.


Carbondale Tourism is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing tourism in Carbondale, Illinois. As the city's designated convention and visitor's bureau, we're considered the experts on making the most out of a Carbondale vacation. Contact us to day to arrange for your next visit! Visit the Carbondale Tourism Webpage for more information.