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White Pines Forest State Park

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Address: 6712 West Pines Road, Mount Morris, IL 61054
Phone Number: 815-946-3717
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Description: Illinois' third oldest state park is rich in history.

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Fantastic State park. Grounds are very well kept and a wonderful place for camping and building family memories. Plenty of play areas and hiking trails. Wonderful lodge for meals... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Beaverton, Oregon, Usa
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Beaverton, Oregon, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Fantastic State park. Grounds are very well kept and a wonderful place for camping and building family memories. Plenty of play areas and hiking trails. Wonderful lodge for meals. Excellent food. There is also a small gift store adjacent. There are rustic cabins available through the park. Heavily wooded with a stream running through the park.

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Canton, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

we stopped in here while camping at Lowden State Park for the weekend. this place is beautiful. and it was full of people, not bad, just full of people. we didn't hike, just drove through and stopped at one of the play grounds for the kids to play a bit and to use a restroom. the 'pit' toilet was cleaner... More 

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Genoa, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

White Pines is a beautiful state park. We have camped here many times and always love it. The facilities are very clean, the staff very friendly and the setting very relaxed. I know many people lean towards campgrounds with activities like a pool or mini golf, but White Pines is state park camping at its finest. There are many well... More 

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Hartland, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I was here for a reunion. Buffet was poor, don't know about menu offerings. The park is gorgeous, so plan to explore and enjoy your own picnic by the creek

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Wood Dale, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Beautiful hiking trails with a variety of difficulty levels. Excellent opportunities for bird watching. Hike the trails for a couple of hours to work up an appetite for lunch at the Inn.

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Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Nice place to bring the family for hiking, camping and staying in cabins, which we did. Small, but efficient for 1 night. The restaurant had great food and you can get discounts making reservations online and staying during the week-days.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Around seven or eight hiking circle tracks. 3/4 to 1.5 milles each. Qualified as medium difficulty, I would say they are pretty easy. Did not overnight in the cabins It worths the visit. You can complete all the tracks in less than 5 hrs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Beautiful park awesome campground. ...out houses do no smell like typical out houses...very clean...bath house has flush toilets also VERY clean!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This park is a great part of my entire life living only 5 miles from it. Many memories of hiking the trails, picnics, eating at the lodge, etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Went here in the fall to camp. It wasn't crowded at all. It was very scenic and beautiful. Creepy at night though since hardly any people were around during that time.

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Address: 6712 West Pines Road, Mount Morris, IL 61054
Phone Number: 815-946-3717
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Morris

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