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Veterans Park

Veterans Memorial Park, also known as Mt. Vernon City Park, is located in the heart of Mt. Vernon, Illinois. This cherished park has a rich history and is home to a Veterans Memorial that pays tribute to the brave men and women who have served in the military, preserving their memory and honoring their sacrifices.

Strolling around the park lake, you’ll discover peaceful seating areas where you can pause, reflect, and enjoy the local wildlife.

Beyond its tribute to veterans, the park offers additional amenities to enhance visitors’ experiences including basketball, tennis and frisbee golf. You’ll find walking paths where you can enjoy leisurely strolls, connect with nature, and find solace in the park’s peaceful surroundings. The park also provides multiple playgrounds and picnic shelters along with the Rolland Lewis Community Building. Shelters and the building are rentable for private events and are home to various community events throughout the year including Market Days and PawFest presented by Mt. Vernon Festivals, Inc.

Veterans Memorial Park is conveniently located near other local attractions, restaurants, and amenities, making it an ideal stop for visitors to the Mt. Vernon area.


Phone: (618) 242-6890

Address: 800 S. 27th St., Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

Hours Sunrise to Sunset

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