City of Pana

Local Attractions

Lincoln Prairie Trail

A 15 mile asphalt trail along RT. 29 from Pana to Tayloville. 

City Parks

Pana has three public parks: one containing a public swimming pool.  All have picnic facilities, playground equipment, and baseball diamonds.

Coal Creek Pioneer Village

A village of restored log pioneer homes from the area.

Anderson Prairie

A 25 acre wildlife park where one can view the various plants, birds, insects, and animals.


Murals in the City of Pana by Pana Community Council for the Arts and the High School Rembrandt Society

Old Railroad Tower

Old rail Switch Tower is all that remains of the four rail lines that crossed through Pana.

Civil War Captain Kitchell's Mansion

The site of this home is at the highest point in Pana, and its said that the Captain selected this site so he could overlook the City and out onto the Illinois prairie.

Rosemond Grove Cemetery

The home of the 18 foot statue of Abraham Lincoln with his hand raised in the act of emancipation.

Roseland Theater 

A fine example of Late Art Deco architecture. 

Pana Tri-County Fairgrounds

Home of the Tri-County Fair

Golf Courses

Enjoy the pleasures of one of two beautiful golf courses.

Walking Tour 

To enjoy the beauty of the architecture of the many fine old homes and buildings, there are two walking tours available. There are printable maps for these tours on these pages.  Pre-printed maps are available at the Pana visitors center, City Hall and various other places throughout town.


Pana is located close to several lakes - Lake Pana, Lake Taylorville, SangChris Lake, Lake Shelbyville, Ramsey Lake, and Beyers Lake.

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