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Rock Cut State Park

7223 West Lane Road, Loves Park, IL 61011
+1 815-885-3311
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Tripmto Dog Park.

This is a Special dog park, m with a large areas for the dogs to run. Probably 10 acres and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Casa Grande, Arizona
via mobile
Doggie visit

We were in the Rockford area and decided our little city Pomeranian needed to see something besides... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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Scenic park of 3,092 acres that offers many recreational options such as camping, hiking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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7223 West Lane Road, Loves Park, IL 61011
+1 815-885-3311
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Special dog park, m with a large areas for the dogs to run. Probably 10 acres and partially wooded. Has a special shelter with fireplace for cold days. Supported by Park District and volunteers to keep it special.

Thank Woodguy21
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were in the Rockford area and decided our little city Pomeranian needed to see something besides buildings and streets. We brought her to visit Rock Cut State Park, since we were eager to see what it had to offer. We were pleased and surprised...More

Thank Beejaycee67
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I tent camped at site #311. The sites aren’t super private but are a nice size. The park was full since it was a beautiful weekend but we never felt cramped. We hiked 3 miles on a Saturday and just loved the...More

Thank Bonz11
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Rock Cut State Park is one of my favorite state parks. There are many, many hiking and biking trails; a large lake for kayaking, canoeing, and fishing; ample camping grounds, and many hidden, natural wonders, which you'll discover, as you delve deeper into the woods....More

Thank BJK31
Reviewed 21 September 2017

we needed a site to overnight in our class-b motorhome. Rock Cut State Park is close to I-39 just north of Rockford. there are 270 sites which accommodate varying sized RVs. showers available, boat launch, hiking, mtn biking & horse trails ... lots to do...More

Thank OldMiquel
Reviewed 19 September 2017

There are several trails within this park, some paved and some meandering through the woods. It was good exercise and we'd definitely go again when in the area.

Thank Penny37357
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great State Park. Lots of boat, kayaks, canoes. About 87 miles from downtown Chicago. It's very nice place to relax. A lots of hiking and biking trails. Playgrounds, picnic tables, fishing. Park is huge. Spend a whole day with the family and enjoy the narure.

Thank 224Belka
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I have been living in another country for ten years, and I live in a very urban area. I really miss the nature scenes. Every time I come back to Rockford, I always love spending time at Rock Cut. I love to walk the trails...More

Thank Eric N
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This park is fun for paddling, hiking and camping. Paddleboards, kayaks, canoes and paddleboats can all be rented. In the winter you can rent skis and snow shoes. They have a beach that is closed right now but hopefully will reopen next season. The beach...More

Thank megturley
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Tent camped two nights here and was very happy with the campground and the shower facility. nice hikes and lots to do among the beauty of northern Illinois. In a bad mosquito year the bugs were nearly non existent here.

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20 July 2017|
Response from S. B | Reviewed this property |
The trail next to the lake. I'm not sure the distance but its got a great view the whole time.
17 October 2016|
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Response from Dumpyryan | Reviewed this property |
Yes indeed! Firewood can be purchased at the camp store on site (open seasonally, I'm not sure if they're now closed for the season or not). It's located on the camp road on the left as you head towards the lake, hard to... More