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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources manages and maintains 329 state-owned and leased state parks, fish and wildlife areas, state forests, state trails, natural areas and recreational sites; with 39.4 million visits annually, these sites contribute nearly $1 billion in visitor spending and support 8,500 jobs statewide.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources sponsors a variety of outdoor recreation programming at state sites, including wingshooting clinics, Becoming an Outdoors Woman, National Archery in the Schools program, and many others. Learn more about activities available here: http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/recreation