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Forest Preserves of Winnebago County

5500 Northrock Dr., Rockford, IL 61103

Camping & RV Parks

There are 44 individual forest preserves for the purpose of protecting the natural beauty of Winnebago County, as well as for education and recreation.

Spend your free time on over 11,000 acres of recreational outdoor space with the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County, offering  opportunities for year-round outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing, paddling, biking, cross-country skiing, and much more!

The Forest Preserves of Winnebago County is dedicated to protecting, conserving, enhancing and promoting Winnebago County's natural heritage for the environmental, educational, and recreational benefit of present and future generations.

What's happening nearby...

2024 Spring ArtScene

Apr 19 – Apr 20 @ 5PM

ArtScene offers a wide variety of art for purchase including paintings, sculpture, prints, photography, jewelry, quilts + fiber art, and more! Artists are available for conversation—sharing…

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Winnebago County  •  Nov 06 – May 31

Discover pizzerias and breweries in the Rockford region.

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Rockford Public Art Trail

Winnebago County •  Jul 19 – Jun 30

Discover all the wonderful public art Rockford offers.

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