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All Illinois state parks to reopen on May 29

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WREX) — If you've been wanting to get some fresh air at an Illinois state park, good news!

Starting on May 29, all Illinois State Parks will be opened!

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker made the announcement on Wednesday along with several other modifications to Phase 3 of the state's plan to reopen.

On May 1, the state opened several state parks up to limited services. But, starting on May 29, all state parks and concessions will be open.

Rock Cut State Park and Lowden State Park have both been open since the 1st of May.


A small tornado touched down in Rock Cut State Park.