Attracting Attention It's true that Springfield and Sangamon County might be best known as President Abraham Lincoln's hometown. But there's so much more to our community than historical sites! Lake Springfield Lake Springfield is the largest municipally-owned lake in Illinois. With 57 miles of shoreline, it includes more than 735 residential sites, eight public parks and several public boat docks and launches. Knights Action Park Knights Action Park is a multi-amusement venue with rides and attractions, water-park features and two drive-in movie screens. Route 66 Drive-In Route 66 Drive-In is a family-friendly drive-in movie venue off of Route 66 offering double features nightly. Springfield Park District The Springfield Park District provides recreational programs, special events, parks, golf courses, a zoo, ice rinks, and various other activities to serve individuals in the Springfield area. Henson Robinson Zoo Henson Robinson Zoo is a private, nonprofit zoo owned and operated by the Springfield Park District on the eastern shore of Lake Springfield. BOS Plaza & Convention Center Bank of Springfield Center is a 7,700-seat multi-purpose arena in downtown Springfield hosting a variety of events including concerts and theatrical performances. Kidzeum of Science & Health Kidzeum is committed to nurturing health and wellness, promoting science education and developing environmental and global awareness through innovative programs and exhibits.