Northwest Illinois Outdoor Activities Nearby

Northwest Illinois and Ogle County offer beautiful state parks to hike or bike, or float down the Rock River.

Bike Ogle

Ogle County IL is proud to claim some of the best cycling in the Midwest. Visit the website to see 9 routes to help you experience the beauty of the Oregon area. Made by cyclists for cyclists. Located at 3581 W Pines, Oregon, IL 61061.

Lake Ladonna Campground

The family friendly beach is part of what makes the Lake LaDonna camping experience special – whether you and the little ones are splashing in the shallow, roped off section of the lake (under the watchful eyes of our certified Lifeguards) or playing in the sand at the edge of our beautiful, clean water. Located at 1302 S Harmony Road, Oregon, IL 61061.

Maxon Riverboat / The Pride of Oregon

Built as a replica of the famous Rosie O Shea paddlewheel, the Pride of Oregon delights passengers with its tranquil voyages along the scenic Rock River. She offers lunch, dinner and sightseeing cruises and can accommodate 149 passengers. Located at 1469 Il Rt 2, Oregon IL 61061.

Oregon Park District

The Oregon Park District services 1002 square miles and over 7000 residents. The Nash Recreation Center offers meeting rooms, gymnasium, fitness center and indoor pool. The district also manages 10 city parks and offers a diverse variety of events and classes. Located at 304 South 5th Street, Oregon, IL 61061.

Silver Ridge Golf Course

Located just 5 miles north of Oregon, this lush 18 hole course is designed with rolling hills and mature trees. Challenging for experienced or beginning golfers its beauty allows you to disconnect from reality if even only for an afternoon. Instruction for groups or individuals is available for top PGA professional staff. Located at 3069 North Hill Rd, Oregon, IL 61061.

White Pelican

Whether you are up for a gentle river float, an overnight canoe/camping adventure or something in between, White Pelican offers everything you need. Affordable canoe, kayak, paddle board and tube rentals are available May through October. Bicycles are also available to rent and are a great way to see the town. Located at 201 N 2nd St, Oregon, IL 61061. (Behind Conover Square Mall)

White Pines Ranch

The ranch covers 200 miles of woods pastures and horse trails. Located at 3581 W Pines, Oregon, IL 61061.