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Lowell Park encompasses 240 acres along the Rock River and includes Nature Center, rest rooms, parking, boat launches with Rock River access, fishing, hiking, nature preserve, cross country skiing, shelters, grills, playground equipment, and more. Ronald Reagan saved 77 lives here as a lifeguard during his boyhood years.

Until you have walked through this nature wonderland, will you not appreciate this wonderful gift that was presented to the City of Dixon near the turn of the 19th century. Established in 1907, it has stood through all these years as a place whereby people could relax and enjoy recreation to its fullest. It is where Ronald Reagan took a summer job as a lifeguard and is reported to have saved 77 people from the river during his tenure. We hope you will enjoy the picturesque scenery and that some day you will visit this magnificent park which is on the National Register Of Historic Places.

Additional Info

Address:
2114 Lowell Park Road
City:
Dixon
State:
IL
Zipcode:
61021
Phone:
815-284-3306
Amenities:
200 Acres ~ Picnic Tables ~ 9 Shelters ~ Playground ~ Ball Diamond 7 miles Cross Country Skiing ~ 2 Boat Ramps/Docks ~ Hiking Trails ~ Nature Center
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