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Horn Field Campus


985 China Road • Macomb, IL  61455 • Phone: (309) 298-HORN (4676)




Horn Field Campus (HFC) is a unit of Western Illinois University’s College of Education and Human Services administered by the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration. Located one mile south of Macomb, this 92 acre retreat includes woodlands, prairie, and several miles of nature trails. The atmosphere is rustic and relaxed, making HFC a perfect place for family reunions, youth group get-togethers, business meetings, weddings, professional and academic conferences, office retreats, and other gatherings. The beautiful, peaceful setting is ideal for getting back to nature, recreation, study and reflection, or just relaxing. Facilities are open year-round and many guests return again and again to enjoy HFC’s hospitality and natural surroundings.

HFC sponsors a wide variety of educational and service programs and offers opportunities for recreation, public service, instruction, and research. HFC provides WIU faculty and students a place to teach and learn practical skills. HFC’s programs and facilities are available to groups and individuals from the surrounding area.


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As the Western Illinois University Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration program begins celebrating 50 years of academic excellence, a full schedule of events is planned around the state to commemorate a rich history of providing a world class education to our students. Faculty and staff, students, alumni and friends will have numerous opportunities to join in marking the growth of the RPTA program and looking forward to future educational opportunities.




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