Fulton Attractions & Things to Do

  The Andresen Nature Center features displays of local wildlife, insects, and flora found along the local watershed of the upper Mississippi River.  Located within 100 yards of the Mississippi River and adjacent to Heritage Canyon in Fulton, IL, the Center is dedicated to providing insight, intormation, appreciation, and conservation of our local natural resources.   Summer 2015 the Andresen Nature Center will be hosting very special day camps! Bug CampJuly 6 – 9 from…
Located at 100 19th Street.  Community building (for rent, call the city for details 815-589-2616), pavillion, picnic tables, outdoor grills, and playground.  Fishing and boat launch.   
Located on 22nd avenue.  In building stages and open to the public around Labor Day 2015.
Fulton's Dutch Windmill was manufactured and pre-assembled in the Netherlands. Following the delivery to Fulton, the Windmill was assembled and installed by Dutch craftsmen. Standing nearly 100 ft. tall, the massive timbers are assembled by wooden pegs. Dedication of the new Dutch Windmill took place during the Dutch Days Festival 2000. This authentic Dutch windmill was constructed on the flood control dike in the heart of Fulton. The windmill was engineered and pre-fabricated in the…
Located at 1st Street and 10th Avenue.  Restroom facilities, picnic tables, and kiosk. 
Located at 1300 Park Drive.  Ammenities:  pavillion, ball fields, soccer field, and playgroud. 
The Fulton Historical Society is located in this Civil War era home donated to the City by Leonard and Maxine Martin.The Society is responsible for the operation of the home as a repository of information and materials relevant to the history of the City of Fulton and its inhabitants.In addition, the Society wishes to preserve the heritage of the community and provide educational opportunities for the purpose of increasing and enriching public knowledge. Museum Features…
This cycling and walking path runs continuously from Rock Island, Illinois, to Savanna, Illinois.  In addition to the main route, which runs parallel to the Mississippi River, there is a circular route around the City of Fulton.  Bike racks are located in the downtown business district for visiting, shopping, and dining.  Air is available at Shell Gas Station, Custom Metal, and Wendall Repair for cyclists.
  Public Courses: Prairie Ridge Golf Course is located at 903 West Morris Street in Morrison, IL 61270.  http://www.golfprairieridge.com/ Cross Creek Golf Course is located at 15523 Henry Road in Morrison, IL 61270.  www.crosscreekgolfandestates.com Canyon Creek Golf Club is located at 1871 420th Avenue in Clinton, IA 52732.  563-243-3534 Private Courses: Fulton Country Club located at 20727 Cattail Road in Fulton, IL 61252.  www.fultonccgolf.com Clinton Country Club at The Oaks located at 3330 Hartsmill Road…
Heritage Canyon is a 12-acre wooded structure nature walk dotted with buildings that take the visitor back to the 1800's.  Mid-1800's - 1954: It was a limestone quarry where rock was crushed for field fertilizer, road beds, wing dams and levees. Trucks, trains and river barges hauled it away. 1954 - 1967: The quarry was abandoned in 1954 because dynamiting was damaging both sides of the river. The area became an eyesore to the community…
Self-guided tour of Historic District of Fulton, which takes about 60 minutes and covers 1 mile.  Fulton Historical Society in conjuction with Martin House Museum, have composed 30 locations of historic value.  Stop in at the Robert Fulton Community Center and pick up your guide today.
Located at 4th Street and 16th Avenue.  Ball fields, play ground, and connecting disc golf.
Boats of all kinds from small canoes to tugs pushing huge strings of barges pass through the locks and visitors can view the activities from only a few feet away.Scenic outlook, boat launching, picnic areas and public restrooms available.Walking Tours: The Thomson Park Rangers give walking tours of Lock & Dam 13 every Sunday afternoon from Memorial Day thru Labor Day Weekend at 1:00 p.m. Please meet by the observation deck. For safety concerns, participants…
North of Fulton, access near Lock & Dam 13 entrance.  Public boat launches available.
"...the great Mississippi, the majestic, the magnificent, rolling its mile-wide tide along, shining in the sun: the dense forest away on the other side: the 'point' above the town, and the 'point' below, bounding the river-glimpse, and turning it into a sort of sea, and withal a very still and brilliant and lonely one." - Mark Twain Eco Cruises - The Clinton County Conservation Board has a pontoon boat based out of Rock Creek Marina…
"Fulton is home to many distinctive birds and water fowl including Bald Eagles, Pelicans, Bluebirds, Herons and much more." The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge extends over 260 miles from Wabasha, Minnesota to Rock Island, Illinois. The Refuge offers great opportunities for birding among marshes, bottomland forest, open water, sand prairies and wooded bluffs. All birding walks are led by Linda Boardsen, IL Master Naturalist. Member of Quad-City Audubon Society and Whiteside…
Located at 10th Street and 6th Avenue.  Ball Field.  
Ammenities:  Pool Tables, Famly Board Games, Decks of Cards, Bingo, Study Space for Students, TV, DVD, VHS, Microfiche, Piano, Magazines, Exercise Equipment, and Greeting Cards on hand. Rental for the building, equipment checkout for outdoor shuffle board park, and more programming to come!   Community Meals Served every Wednesday and Friday, year-round.  Cost is $4.00/person.  Call 815-589-3925 for reservations.        
Places of Interest: Ronald Reagan Family burial plot (Grandmother, Catheriine Reagan) located at Calvary Catholic Cementary on N 4th Street.  Wilson Family burial plot  (Grandmother Mary Anne Wilson, Aunt Sara Jane (Jennie), Aunt Mary Lavina (Vina) , located at Fulton Township Cemetary on 9th Street.  Birthplace of John "Jack" Reagan at 500 7th Avenue.  Was born in 1883 at this location that is now a private residence.  Ronald's parents, John "Jack" and Nellie Reagan's first…
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