Jubilee College State Park

13921 U.S. 150150
309-446-3758

Jubilee is situated in the Illinoisan drift-plain and is deeply eroded into many complex valley systems, from near-level ridgetops and floodplains to steep slope ravines. Bedrock exposures are numerous and include shale, sandstone, limestone and coal. The highest elevation is 660 feet. The topography and Jubilee Creek constitute an aesthetically pleasing environment for outdoor recreation activities, and provide habitat for numerous wildlife and fish species. Visitors may see deer, rabbit, squirrel, fox, coyote and raccoon throughout the forests, while the creek may offer glimpses of mink, muskrat and beaver.

More than 160 species of birds are present, and wild turkeys, stocked in 1988, call Jubilee home.

Jubilee Creek, a tributary to Kickapoo Creek, passes through the park from the northwest to southeast and is characterized by deep pools and fast riffles. The average width is 40 feet and average depth is 4 inches. Fish species of interest to anglers include smallmouth bass, bluegill, catfish and carp. Swimming is prohibited.



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