Henry County has plenty to offer when it comes to getting out and enjoying the outdoors. You will find bike paths, golf courses, places to hike, canoe, fish or ride horses, plus great places to eat and stay.
Henry County communities feature natural beauty, grand traditions, colorful heritage and friendly folks who know how to enjoy life. We offer a fascinating National Historic Landmark, Bishop Hill, and many historical museums such as Ryan’s Round Barn, the Jenny Lind Chapel, the Geneseo Historical Museum and the Robert & Marcella Richards Museum. Many more historical sites are located within the county.
Construction of the Hennepin Canal began in 1892. Today the canal is a state park and used solely for recreational purposes including bicycling, jogging, hiking, fishing, boating, skiing, horseback riding and snowmobiling.