Ogle County

Ogle County, Illinois

General Information Websites

Ogle County

Oregon Park District

Byron Forest Preserve and Jarrett Prairie Center

City of Byron

Byron Chamber of Commerce

Byron Park District

City of Oregon

Oregon Chamber of Commerce

Ogle County Historical Society

Blackhawk Waterways in Northwest Illinois


Byron Forest Preserve Campsites for Rock River Trail
Hwy 72 in Byron. Located on the Rock River.
Click here for map to sites

Lake Louise Camping Resort
8840 N Illinois Route 2
Byron, IL  71010
(815) 234-8483

Lowden State Park
1411 North River Road
Oregon, IL 61061
(815) 732-6828

Castle Rock State Park
13365 W Castle Road
Oregon, IL 61061
(815) 732-7329

River Road Camping and Marina
3922 River Road
Oregon, IL 61061
(815) 234-5383

Lake Ladonna Family Campgrounds
1302 S Harmony Road
Oregon, IL  61061
(815) 732-6804

Grand Detour Islands Retreat
8195 Route 2 South
Grand Detour, IL 61021
(815) 595-4255

White Pines Inn
6712 West Pines Road
Mount Morris, IL  61054
(815) 946-3817

Hansen’s Hideway Ranch and Family Campground
Horse Boarding
2936 South Harmony Road
Oregon, IL  61061
(815) 732-6489

Bed & Breakfast and Other Lodging

Blackhawk’s Trail Lodge
10723 IL-2
Byron, IL 61010
(815) 234-5544

Paddle Wheel Inn
1457 IL Rt 2 North
Oregon, IL 61061
(815) 732-0900

Patchwork Inn
122 N 3rd St
Oregon, IL 61061
(815) 732-4113

River House at Grand Detour
8081 Il Rt 2
Dixon, Il 61021

White Pines Inn – Cabins
6712 West Pines Road
Mount Morris, IL  61054
(815) 946-3817


Paddle Craft Sales and Rentals, Bicycle Sales and Repairs, Outdoor Outfitters

TJ’s Canoe Rentals
305 S 1st Street
Oregon, IL 61061
(815) 732-4516

Byron Forest Preserve Guided Canoe Trips
7993 North River Road
Byron, IL 61010
(815) 234-8535

Green River Cyclery
205 East 1st Street
Dixon, IL  61021
(815) 622-8180

Rock River Outfitters
114 North River Road
Oregon, IL 61061
(815) 732-9999

White Pelican Outfitters
201 N. 3rd St.
Oregon, IL  60161
(815) 263-4088

Biking, Hiking and Water Trails

Illinois no longer requires paddlecraft (canoe, kayak, paddle board) to be registered and titled.  However, paddlecraft do need a current Water Usage Stamp issued by the IDNR – Click here to find out how to purchase.

Rock River Trail Bike Route 

Rock River National Water Trail

Byron Recreational Path

Oregon Park East Bike Path

Oregon Community Bike Trail

Carnation Park

Lowden-Miller State Forest  Hiking, Equestrian Trail, Nature Trails

Lowden State Park

Castle Rock State Park

White Pines Forest State Park  Hiking,Cross-Country Skiing

Other Routes of Interest

Rock River Trail Scenic and Historic Route

Galena Trail and Coach Road

Lincoln Highway

Highway 51