On August 21, 2017, Southern Illinois will become the eclipse crossroads of America. SIU's Touch of Nature is right in its path as well and we offer all sorts of unique opportunities to experience it in our pristine natural setting.
Find out more information regarding lodging and eclipse-related activities on our 2017 Eclipse Page.
NEWS AT TOUCH
Have you heard? Touch of Nature is bringing brand-new mountain biking opportunities to Southern Illinois. Visit our Trails page for more details.
Come say hello during the Breaking Surface Community Paddling Event and Open House. Free and open to the public. More details here.
Mark Oct. 14-15 on your calendar for Camp BETA. This is a new camp for children ages 8-14 for children with 1 diabetes, brought to you by our community partner Southern Illinos Healthcare. Children will enjoy an authentic overnight camp experience while parents will enjoy learnig about diabetes. Details coming soon.