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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
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
Located near the confluence of the Mississippi and Apple rivers in northwestern Illinois, the 2,500-acre Mississippi Palisades State Park is…
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 or Days Inn-2105 1st Ave
Rock Falls, IL 61071
Rock Falls Tourism is proud to present the Koloni Bike Share program in Rock Falls TWO LOCATIONS There are two…
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 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
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
 A 380 acre preserve offering spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.  Several rare gravel hill prairie and savanna plants can…
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…
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    March 19, 2020
    Outdoor Enthusiasts Paradise Located high on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River and Memorial Bridge sits ten cozy and rustic cabins in historic Savanna, Illinois. Only a few miles from Mississippi Palisades State Park, the cabins are the perfect location for outdoor enthusiasts or those who just want to unwind…
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