Lowden State Park, IL

With one of the most picturesque sites along the Rock River Lowden Memorial State Park has a lot to offer. Located on a bluff over looking the Rock River just north of Oregon IL, it is home to the Black Hawk (Eternal Indian)Statue which is the second tallest monolithic statue ...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sat Mar 14 2015   Later Dates

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  • A responsible adult (18 years of age or older) from the camping party must register for the party and thereby acknowledge compliance with the rules and regulations of the park for the party.
  • Speical camping rate reductions apply to Illinois resident only
  • The maximum length of camping stay from May 1 through Septempber 30 is 14 days in any 30 day period.
  • Main park hours are from sunrise to sunset.
  • All pets must be on a leash: Pets owners are responsible for the animal's waste and must dispose of it properly.
  • Groups of 25 or more are required to registe in advance with the park office.
  • For specific park information or questions regarding your reservation, please call the Park Office at 815-732-6828
  • Pets & cooking are not allowed in the cabin.
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    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
    Overview

    Description

    With one of the most picturesque sites along the Rock River Lowden Memorial State Park has a lot to offer. Located on a bluff over looking the Rock River just north of Oregon IL, it is home to the Black Hawk (Eternal Indian)Statue which is the second tallest monolithic statue in the world. The park was establish in 1945 to serves as a memorial to Gov. Frank O. Lowden, who served Illinois during World War I. Lowden State Park has many great activities to offer. Wheather you want to camp, hike fish or hunt, Lowden offers many great outdoor activities for all ages.

    Lowden State Park has a lot to offer throughout the seasons. From the wild flowers in the spring to the beautiful colors that paint the Rock River valley in the fall. Come to Lowden State Park for your next adventure, you won't be disappointed.

    Booking Window
    Mon Sep 22 2014 - Sat Mar 14 2015

    Reservations must be made 7 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 180 Days(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Thu May 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
    Walk In Sat Nov 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
    Walk In Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Apr 30 2015
    Peak Fri May 01 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Ball Field
    • Baseball/Softball Fld
    • Basketball Net/Court
    • Bird Watching
    • Boating
    • Cabins
    • Campground Host
    • Camping, Primitive
    • Dump Station, Camper
    • Fire Rings
    • Fishing
    • Fishing, River/Stream
    • Geological Formations
    • Grills
    • HISTORIC STRUCTURE/FEATURE
    • Hiking
    • Hiking - Difficult
    • Hiking - Moderate
    • Hiking Trail
    • Hunting
    • Jogging/Running
    • Kiosk
    • Lodging, Cabins
    • Office/Ranger Station
    • Parking
    • Photography
    • Picnic Area
    • Picnic Pavilion
    • Picnic Shelter
    • Picnic Tables
    • Picnicking
    • Playground
    • Recycling Station
    • Restrooms
    • Retail, Drinks
    • Retail, Firewood
    • Retail, Ice
    • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
    • River/Stream
    • Seasonal Festivals
    • Shelters
    • Showers
    • Stargazing
    • Sunbathing
    • Trails, Easy Hiking/Walking
    • Trails, Moderate Hiking
    • Viewing Platform/Overlook
    • Volleyball
    • Volleyball Net
    • WATER ACCESS, RIVER / STREAM
    • Walking
    • Water, Drinking
    • Waterfall
    • Wildflower Viewing
    • Wildlife Viewing
    Less Than 1 Mile
    • Boating, Canoeing
    • Boating, Kayaking
    • Canoeing
    Greater Than 1 Mile
    • BOAT RAMP
    • Canoe Rental
    • Dining
    • Jet Skiing
    • Powerboating
    • SCENIC DRIVING ROUTES
    • Shopping
    • Skiing - Water
    • Swimming - Pool
    • Tennis
    • Water Skiing
    Within 10 Miles
    • Antiquing
    • Car Rentals
    • Cash Machine/Atm
    • Catering
    • Church
    • Dock, Boat
    • Emergency Services
    • First Aid Supplies
    • Fuel, Vehicles
    • Golf
    • Golfing
    • Grocery Store
    • Group/Community Facility
    • Interpretive Waysides
    • Kayak Rentals
    • Kennel
    • Laundry
    • Maintenance, Vehicle
    • Medical Clinic
    • Meeting Space
    • Motel
    • Musical Performances
    • Nature Center
    • Newspapers
    • Rentals, Boats, Canoe
    • Restaurant
    • Retail, Bait & Tackle
    • Retail, Snacks
    • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
    • Retail, Supplies
    • Sightseeing
    • Tennis Court
    • Town
    • Trails, Equestrian
    Greater Than 10 Miles
    • Airport
    • Area attraction
    • Historic Sites
    • Horse Rentals
    • Horseback Riding
    • Hospital
    • Maintenance, Boat
    • Maintenance, RV/Camper
    • Mall
    • Propane
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    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    CANCELLATION POLICY:

    CAMPSITES, CABINS:
    Cancellations made prior to the minimum booking window for the facility will be provided a full refund minus the non-refundable $5.00 reservation fee. Cancellations made inside the minimum reservation window, but prior to arrival, will be charged the first nights campsite or cabin use fee as well as the $5.00 reservation fee. All remaining funds will be refunded.

    Cancellations (or early departures) made after the scheduled arrival date will be charged for the nights that have passed (or the minimum stay requirement, whichever is greater), plus one additional nights campground or cabin use fee and the $5.00 reservation fee. Any remaining funds will be refunded.

    No-shows will be charged the full amount of the campsite/cabin reservation fee and the $5.00 reservation fee, without refund.

    SHELTERS: The reservation fee for Shelters is $25 for each day the shelter is reserved. All Shelter fees are non-refundable unless the area is closed by the Department. Upon vacating the site, shelter users are required to remove all personal belongings and place all trash in the appropriate receptacles located at the site. Failure to clean up the area after you leave will result in a disposal fee of $50. Failure to pay the disposal fee will result in denial of future reservations until the fee is paid in full.


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    May 01 2014 -
    Oct 31 2014
    Tent Only $10.00
    Standard $10.00-$30.00
    Cabin $10.00-$55.00
    Walk In Season
    Nov 01 2014 -
    Dec 31 2014
    Tent Only $10.00
    Standard $10.00-$20.00
    Cabin $10.00-$45.00
    Walk In Season
    Jan 01 2015 -
    Apr 30 2015
    Tent Only $10.00
    Standard $10.00-$20.00
    Cabin $10.00-$45.00
    Peak Season
    May 01 2015 -
    Oct 31 2015
    Tent Only $10.00
    Standard $10.00-$20.00
    Cabin $10.00-$45.00

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    42.0325, -89.32667
    42°1'57"N, 89°19'36"W

    Located 1 mile north of Oregon off of IL rt. 64 on River Road. It is approx. 16 miles east of I-39 on rt. 64

    -Going north or south on I-39 take Exit 104 at IL routh 64. Travel west on Rt. 64 approx. 16 miles to Oregon. In Oregon after the first stop light, look for River road on your right. Take River Rd. north 1 mile to the park entrance.

    From I-88 exit at IL state route 26 at Dixon, travel north 1.5 miles to IL state route 2. Travel north on IL route 2 aprox. 16.5 miles to IL route 64 in the town of Oregon. At IL route 64 turn east or right. Travel aprox. 1/2 mile crossing the river to River Road. At River Road turn left or north and travel aprox. 1 mile to the park entrance.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    Lowden State Park
    1411 NORTH RIVER ROAD
    OREGON  IL  61061

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (815)732-6828
    Additional Information