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…
Ogle County

Jack's Landing

corner of 2nd & Lafayette St
Oregon, IL 61061
Jacks Landing is a 10 acre site located at the corner of 2nd Street and Lafeyette Street in Daysville (rural…
Whiteside County

Thomas Park

2301 12th Avenue
Sterling, Illinois 61081
12.25 acre site  Amenities Basketball Courts (Outdoor) 6 Pickleball Courts (Outdoor) Picnic Areas Playground Equipment Open Play Areas Seasonal Restroom…
whiteside County

Lawrence Park

13650 Avenue G Island
Sterling, Illinois 61071
Acquired in 1925, Lawrence Park is considered the first park of Sterling, and was named for the Lawrence family in…
Ogle County

Oregon Park East

120 River Road
Oregon, IL
Oregon Park East is a 23-acre site that is divided by River Road. There is access above and below the…
Ogle County

Lyle Kunde Recreation Area / Lake Sule

735 North Second
Rochelle, IL
90-acre recreation area includes Lake Sule, boat launches, fishing, parking and restrooms.
Lee County

Franklin Creek State Natural Area

1872 Twist Road
Franklin Grove, IL 61031
This 992-acre nature preserve and park offer a variety of recreational opportunities: hiking (4.5 miles of trails), an equestrian area that…
Carroll County

U.S.A.C.E. Big Slough

5999 Riverview Road
Thomson, IL
Big Slough Recreation Area is a day use facility featuring a two lane boat ramp, bank fishing, and several picnic…
Whiteside County

Centennial Park

East 11th Street and Avenue D
Rock Falls, IL
The Coloma Township Park District offers the rental of paddle boats and canoes in a unique area of the Centennial…

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    November 28, 2022
    Summer had to end The summer of 2022 was enjoyable around here, and the fall was fabulous. Enjoying the outdoors with friends and family is addictive. It doesn't have to end when our furnaces start to growl. Many people don't think of northwest Illinois as a winter vacation destination, but…
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