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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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Lee County

Nachusa Grasslands

8772 South Lowden Road
Franklin Grove, IL
COVID19 UPDATE:  Nachusa Grasslands is open. The public can hike in the non-fenced areas. Social distancing six feet apart is…
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Carroll County

Mississippi Palisades State Park

16327A IL Route 84
Savanna, IL
Palisades is the word used to describe a line of lofty, steep cliffs usually seen along a river, and Mississippi…
Ogle County

Atwood Park

1605 10th Ave
Rochelle, IL 61068
Atwood Park is beautifully shaded and has a band shell with a walking path that connects to the bike trail.
Lee County

The Golf Room

1010 Washington Ave
Dixon, IL 61021
The Golf Room is an indoor simulated golf course at the Miller Golf Complex in Dixon. Hours of operation are…
Lee County

Dixon Water Wonderland Splash Pad

312 Washington Ave
Dixon, IL 61021
Hot days. Cold water. Tired, happy kids. This family-friendly park was new in 2019. It offers 23 different water features, beautiful…
Ogle County

PrairieFire Golf & Grill

6734 N. German Church Rd
Byron, IL 61010
You’ll never have to put you clubs away for the winter again!  Located on the driving range at the PrairieView…

Lowden State Park Boat Launch

1992 IL Rt 2 North
Oregon, IL 61061
Located off Illinois Rt 2 north of Oregon across the river from Lowden State Park. The scenic Rock River flows…
Ogle County

Howard Colman Hall Creek Preserve

12749 Weldon Road
Rockford, IL
Located in the northeast corner of Ogle County, this 281 acre preserve operated by the Byron Forest Preserve District features…
Lee County

Amboy Sporting Goods

42 E. Main St
Amboy, IL 61310
Amboy Sporting Goods, a locally owned store since 1997, is fully stocked with a large selection of hunting, fishing and…
Whiteside County

Rock Falls Bike Share Program

RB&W Park-301 E 2nd Street
Rock Falls, IL 61071
Rock Falls Tourism is proud to present the Koloni Bike Share program in Rock Falls LOCATION The rack is located…
Carroll County
Kayaking and tubing  in the Savanna area of NW Illinois just got easier! Visit our website for your choice of multiple drop-in…
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 18 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 Kayak Launch

108 E Diamond St
Byron, IL 61010
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
Kayak Launches and Boat Docks The Byron Forest Preserve District has a kayak launch and floating boat docks at their…
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