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Rock Cut State Park

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7223 West Lane Road, Loves Park, IL 61011
+1 815-885-3311
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A beautiful state park

Rock Cut State Park is one of my favorite state parks. There are many, many hiking and biking... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rockford, Illinois
great access and features

we needed a site to overnight in our class-b motorhome. Rock Cut State Park is close to I-39 just... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“picnic areas” (10 reviews)
“boat rentals” (5 reviews)
7223 West Lane Road, Loves Park, IL 61011
+1 815-885-3311

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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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 September 15, 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 August 21, 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 August 9, 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 August 3, 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.

1  Thank William D
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Whether you're looking for active water sports (kayaking, paddle boats, paddle boards, rowboats, etc.) or a quiet place to fish, hike or lay in the shade as you look over a gorgeous lake, this is the place to go! We bought lunch at the small...More

Thank Glenda T
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Beautiful park. We've been coming here for years. They recently extended the bike path and there's great hiking trails throughout. Lake is nice to canoe in. Camp sites are nice, too.

Thank A and M
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Visited the Camp ground for 4 days in end of June. the RV sites are very un-leved in the 100s sites, and some of the sites are very small for some of the big RV's. The bath facilities weren't bad at all. The State Park...More

Thank Carmen B
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July 19, 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.
October 16, 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