Driving over the Des Plaines River, visitors catch their first glimpse of Lemont - Beautiful homes nestled into the hillside and church spires rising above the trees. From this first look, it is clear to see that Lemont truly is distinctively scenic. Lemont's enchanting downtown is filled with quaint shops and independent restaurants. Like an open air museum, the downtown's buildings, public art, and canal path tell the story of Lemont's past. Downtown is host to numerous festivals and family friendly events throughout the year. Lemont is also ideal for outdoor recreation. The renowned Cog Hill Golf & Country Club and Ruffled Feathers Golf Course are among Lemont's many golf courses. Thousands of acres of nearby forest preserves provide 65 miles of trails. Or, visitors can experience history and nature together at the Lemont Heritage Quarries Recreation Area, which straddles the historic Illinois & Michigan Canal. For More information about all there is to see and do in Lemont visit www.lemont.il.us.