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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

2075 Lowden Road
Franklin Grove, IL 61031
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…
Fishing is for the whole family. Rock River Professional Guide Service's goal is not just to take people fishing but…
The Storybook Trail is located at the Kiwanis Park - the corner of 7th Avenue and West 12th Street, Rock…
Whiteside County

Rock Falls Veterans Memorial Park

5th Ave & West 5th St
Rock Falls, IL 61071
The first City Park in Rock Falls, Veterans Memorial Park (formerly known as Triangle Park) was established to memorialize, commemorate…
Published in Community Parks
Lee County

Lowell Park Bike Path

Bradshaw St and Washington Ave
Dixon, IL 61021
This is a 3.5 mile paved trail used for hiking and biking. The path begins at the corner of Bradshaw…
Published in Biking and Hiking
Whiteside County

Benson's on Lake Carlton

18750 Lake Rd
Morrison, IL 61270
Located in the heart of Morrison-Rockwood State ParkWe are located on beautiful 77-acre Lake Carlton at Morrison-Rockwood State Park which…
Carroll County

Rocket Axe Throwing

26 Main St
Savanna, IL 61074
Axe Throwing has been trending in the last few years and we finally have it in Savanna! Rocket Axe just…
Published in Adventure Sports
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.
Published in Community Parks
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…
Published in Golf
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…
Published in Community Parks
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…
Published in Golf

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…
Published in Bait and Tackle
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…
Published in Biking and Hiking
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…
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