Welcome to Goreville, Illinois
– Home to the beautiful Lake of Egypt and scenic Ferne Clyffe State Park
We are a small, rural community nestled in the heart of Southern Illinois and the Shawnee National Forest. We are very proud of our community; our schools, churches and local businesses invite you to join us throughout each year for our annual festivities and outdoor adventures. From our Spring Fling and Freedom Fest 4th of July celebration to our exciting hunting and fishing access, Goreville is the gateway to great activities for families and friends of all ages. Our old fashioned southern hospitality will have you making plans to return for more.
We invite you to come experience our scenic beauty and enjoy the peace and tranquility of our small town.