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Pecatonica River Campground


This camping area is located on a breezy hillside in the Pecatonica River Forest Preserve. Large trees shape and shade the campsites. A boat launch for small boats and canoes provides access to the Pecatonica River. An interpretive booklet is available at the trail head to guide hikers along a 1-½ mile nature trail. Campers, even on the busiest weekends, can be assured of finding a site in this remote campground. The campground is located four miles northeast of Pecatonica, offering easy access to activities at the Winnebago County Fairgrounds. Host on duty in campground May-October. There are 49 sites (No electricity), dump station, playground, & horseshoe pits.

  • cost_from: $11
  • cost_to: $23
  • directions: 12 miles northwest of Rockford. Highway 70 (Trask Bridge Road) northwest to Judd Road, south on Judd Road 1½ miles. Or take Highway 20 west to Pecatonica Road, north through Pecatonica to Brick School Road, east to Judd Road.
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