Winnebago County Forest Preserve District is located in Rockford, IL where we offer endless opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation, nature exploration and relaxation. Most forest preserves are located just minutes from your home and boast diverse amenities, miles of trails and acres of wide-open spaces for visitors of all ages to enjoy.
We offer activities such as:
• Horseback riding
The District was founded in 1922 by citizens who had the foresight to preserve some of the region's unique natural resources for future generations to enjoy. Today the District manages over 9,500 acres at 40 sites throughout the county. These preserves help ensure preservation of the natural beauty that makes this area a desirable place to live. They also protect habitat for wildlife, including many rare and endangered species. Enjoy 3 golf courses including Atwood, Ledges, Macktown, camp grounds, and environmental conservation.
Call Winnebago County Forest Preserve District today so you and your family can explore the endless possibilities.. Putting Greens|Playgrounds|Hiking Trails|Parks|Golf Courses|Public Golf Courses|Recreation Centers|Campgrounds & RV Parks