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Ogle County

White Pines State Park

6712 West Pines Road
Mt Morris, IL 61054
The 385-acre park is perfect for family getaways to enjoy hiking, fishing, camping and picnicking. With serene, picturesque beauty, and…
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Whiteside County

Hennepin Canal State Parkway

209 Emmons Ave
Rock Falls, IL 61071
The Hennepin Feeder Canal extends from Rock Falls to Sheffield IL. The Hennepin Canal Feeder opens the door to the…
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Ogle County

Castle Rock State Park

Illinois Route 2 South
Oregon, IL
Castle Rock State Park is located three miles south of Oregon on Highway 2. The 2,000-acre park includes rock formations,…
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Ogle County

White Pines Inn Cabins

6712 West Pines Road
Mount Morris, IL 61054
Located in Northwestern Illinois, near Oregon and Rockford, White Pines Inn resembles a pioneer village with 25 authentic one-room log cabins with gas fireplaces. This…
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Lee County

Nachusa Grasslands

8772 South Lowden Road
Franklin Grove, IL
In the fall of 2014, 30 bison were relocated to the Nachusa Grasslands where they safely roam thousands of fenced-in acres.…
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Carroll County

Mississippi Palisades State Park

16327A IL Route 84
Savanna, IL
Located near the confluence of the Mississippi and Apple rivers in northwestern Illinois, the 2,500-acre Mississippi Palisades State Park is…
Carroll County
Kayaking in the Savanna area of NW Illinois just got easier! Visit our website for your choice of multiple drop-in locations offering…
Lee County

Lee County Trails

Lee Co Tourism Office - 113 S Peoria Ave
Dixon, IL 61021
Lee County Illinois has some great trails for hiking, mountain biking, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, camping and cross-country skiing. You will…
Ogle County
When winter is in full force, the Byron Forest Preserve has cross country skis for rent and miles of trails…
Carroll County

MC Motopark

13137 IL Rt. 78
Mt. Carroll, IL 61053
Celebrating 17 Years! Welcome motocross riders & motocross families.  MCMotoPark has many upcoming events being held at our motocross track…
Ogle County

Kathryn A. Hamas Memorial Park

108 E Diamond St
Byron, IL 61010
Kathryn A. Hamas Memorial Park contains new kayak launch and floating boat docks along the Rock River along with walking…
Ogle County
Kathryn A. Hamas Memorial Park has been renovated and now contains new kayak launch and floating boat docks along the…
Ogle County

He-Leo Forest Preserve Kayak Launch

6065 North Illinois Route 2
Oregon, IL 61061
The Byron Forest Preserve District has installed a kayak launch and floating boat docks at their He-Leo Two Rivers Forest…
Ogle County

Bald Hill Preserve

5502 North Silver Creek Road
Mt Morris, IL 61054
The Bald Hill Preserve is 160 acres located at 5502 North Silver Creek Road in rural Mt Morris and is…
Ogle County

Jess and Jay's Bait & Tackle

114 N. River Rd
Oregon, IL 61061
Jess and Jay's Bait and Tackle is a family owned and operated business offering live minnows, leeches and worms as…
Whiteside County

N&B Trading Post

213 Market St
Prophetstown, IL 61277
 Shop here to find all of your Hunting, Fishing, Camping needs plus more! Live Bait Machine out front bringing in more…
Ogle County

Birdland Skate Park

112 E Mason St
Polo, IL 61064
The Birdland Skate Park boasts features for all skill levels. Skaters can go off the 4-foot deep end of the…
Whiteside County

Sterling Pump Track

17th Ave & 15th Street
Sterling, IL 61081
The Sterling Pump Track is a track built specifically for mountain bikers looking for a challenging and fun experience. The…
Ogle County

Journey Through Time Kayak Tours

Conover Square - 201 N 2nd St
Oregon, IL 61061
At Journey Through Time Kayak Tours it's our mission to promote tourism in beautiful Oregon Illinois by offering historical kayak…
Ogle County

Eagle's Bluff Outfitters

Rock River
Oregon, IL 61061
Dan and Shelly Long look forward to sharing their section of the Rock River with you to create and adventure…
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