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Rockford

Rock Cut State Park

  • 7318 Harlem Rd.
  • Loves Park, IL 61111
  • Phone: (815) 885-3311
  • Visit Website

Description: Beautiful Illinois state park with two lakes set off the park's 3,092 acres. Pierce Lake, with 162 acres, is a retreat for people wanting to fish, ice fish or ice skate. A second 50-acre Olson Lake is especially for swimmers. Fishing, boat launches, restored prairie and birdwatching, hiking, extensive campgrounds, paddleboat and canoe rental, horse and bike trails, cross-country ski trails and concessions.

General
image: fun_Pierce Lake at dusk.jpg
times: Apr-Oct: 6am-10pm; Nov-Feb: 8am-5pm; Mar: 8am-10pm Food/Beverage Service: May-October
active:Yes
directions:The park is accessible from Highway 173, at the north entrance and Harlem Road at the south entrance. Travelers using Interstate 90 should take exit at Highway 173.
Recreation
Hiking Trail:Yes
Horseback Riding:Yes
Horseback Riding Trail:Yes
Horseshoes:Yes
Lake River Access:Yes
Outdoor Grill:Yes
Rental Canoes:Yes
Swimming (Beach/Lake):Yes
Bike Trail (Bicycle):Yes
Boating:Yes
Fishing:Yes
Rates & Reservations
Admission Free:Yes
Attraction Amenities
Free Parking:Yes
Handicap Accessibility:Yes
Pets Allowed:Yes
Picnic Area:Yes
Playground:Yes
Public Restroom:Yes
Public Telephone:Yes

Fun Facts

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