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Lee County

Shady Oaks Country Club

577 US Highway 52
Sublette, IL 61367
Shady Oaks Country Club offers a unique and challenging 18-hole layout where accuracy off the tee and accurate approach shots…
Ogle County

Byron Motosports Park

2525 Ash Road
Byron, IL 61010
Byron Motosports Park is Northern Illinois’ premiere motocross facility. The park draws riders in from all over the country with…
Carroll County

Savanna Marketplace Bike Rental

321 Main St
Savanna, IL 61074
Bike Rentals are available April 1st through September 30th  at the Savanna Marketplace located in the heart of downtown Savanna…
Whiteside County

Hollow Crest Farm

11417 Loron Rd
Morrison, IL 61270
Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Northwestern Illinois, Hollow Crest Farm is a full-service training facility. We are outside of…
Ogle County

Rochelle Ice Skating Rink

East end of 8th Ave
Rochelle, IL 61068
Rochelle’s Community Ice Rink is located at the East End of 7th Ave and is open dawn to dusk –…
Lee County

Lowell Park

2114 Lowell Park Road
Dixon, IL 61021
Lowell Park encompasses 240 acres along the Rock River and includes Nature Center, rest rooms, parking, boat launches with Rock…
Ogle County
M.C. Park

M.C. Park

400 West Street
Monroe Center, IL 61052
Baseball and softball diamonds, playround and picnic area with grills.
Ogle County

He-Leo Two Rivers Preserve

Adjacent to Rockvale Twp Bldg IL Rt 2
Byron, IL 61010
 The He-Leo Two Rivers Preserve adjoins a previously owned property called the He-Leo Preserve.  The entrance is adjacent to the…
Ogle County

Elkhorn Creek Biodiversity Preserve

Corner of West Grove & Freeport Rd
Forreston, IL 61030
  On your visit to Elkhorn Creek Biodiversity Preserve you can connect with nature. Relax on a creek-side bench, explore…
Whiteside County

Morrison-Rockwood Recreational Trail

Norrish Rd & Orange St
Morrison, IL 61270
  The Morrison-Rockwood Recreational Trail runs from just north of the covered bridge on Norrish Road off of Orange Street,…
Carroll County

Arnold's Bike Shop

831 W Main St
Thomson, IL 61285
Located near the Great River Bike Trail.  We specialize in designing and building recumbent bicycles and tricycles. We also sell…
Whiteside County

Rainbow Falls Adventure Golf

1109 W US Rt 30
Rock Falls, IL 61071
 A colorful miniature golf course located at 1109 W. U.S. Route 30 in Rock Falls.  This 18-hole course has a…
Lee County

CatMatt Jones

Prophetstown, IL
I have lived and fished on the Rock River for over 30 years. I love the river and the fish…
Whiteside County

Bitler Marina

202 2nd Ave
Albany, IL 61230
Located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Albany, Bitler Marine is a family owned and operated business that…
Whiteside County

Hennepin Feeder Canal Parkway

209 Emmons Ave
Rock Falls, IL 61071
The Hennepin Canal Parkway Feeder covers 5,400 acres and extends from Rock Falls to Sheffield IL. The Hennepin Canal Feeder…
Ogle County

Carnation Park

1 Webster St
Oregon, IL 61061
Carnation Park is part of the Oregon Park District and consists of approximately 5.5 acres along the scenic Rock River.…
Lee County

Green River Cyclery

205 E 1st St
Dixon, IL 61021
We offer repairs, overhauling and selling of used bikes and as a special service for those who can’t manage to…
Lee County

Amboy Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary

US Rt 52 & Mormon Rd
Amboy, IL 61310
The Amboy Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary is 272 acre of wetlands offering a rare and fragile ecosystem, which includes endangered turtles…
Ogle County

Sunset Golf Club

216 Sunset Hill
Mt Morris, IL 61054
Sunset Golf Course was founded in 1937 by the Kable brothers and other prominent figures in the Mount Morris Township.…
Whiteside County

Lock & Dam 13 on the Mississippi River

4999 Lock Rd
Fulton, IL 61252
Boats of all kinds from small canoes to tugs pushing huge strings of barges pass through these locks located on…

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