Autumn on Parade

Downtown Oregon Illinios

Held the 1st weekend of October. According to festival history Autumn on Parade started back in 1970 by a group of seven volunteers wanting to showcase the area’s many fine homemade treats such as bittersweet…

Billy Barnhart Museum

Conover Square 2nd Floor Suite #141857

Located in the historic Conover Square Mall, this museum features rooms of vintage toys, collectibles, sleighs, farm equipment and relics of the past. Free admission. Open year round.

Bison at Nachusa Grasslands

2075 Lowden Road ​Franklin Grove, IL 61031

Bison can be viewed from outside the bison fenced units only. The bison roam across 1,500 acres of rolling land and are often not visible from the road. Binoculars are helpful. No hiking is permitted…

Black Hawk – The Eternal Indian

The statue, created by Lorado Taft, stands 125 feet above the Rock River. Black Hawk weighs in at 536,770 pounds and is said to be the second largest concrete monolithic statue in the world. Lorado…

Byron Museum of History

110 N Union Street, Byron IL 61010

The Byron Museum of History is dedicated to preserving the Byron area’s rich history through exhibits, programs, and artifact preservation. The Museum Complex consists of a large Exhibit Hall, the historic Read House – which…

Chana School Museum

201 N River Road, Oregon IL 61061

Chana School is a Registered Historic Place in the Ogle County, Illinois, in the county seat of Oregon, Illinois. One of six Oregon sites listed on the Register, the school is an oddly shaped, two-room…

Community Bike Trail

This 7 mile bike trail follows paved trails and well marked residential streets through Oregon.  It takes you past many of the city’s parks, landmarks and shopping areas.  For visitors, it is considered to be…

Franklin Creek Grist Mill

The Grist Mill is the only Grist Mill still powered exclusively by water in Illinois. Although a reconstruction, the original mill stood in the same site as the reconstructed mill until it was raised in…

Granny’s Berries

3405 S White Rock Rd, Rochelle, Illinois 61068

Welcome to Granny’s Berries.  We are a family owned business established in 1981.  We have u-pick blueberries and raspberries.  Our goal is to provide you with a quality berry along with a fun and relaxing…

Hansen’s Hideaway

2936 S Harmony Rd, Oregon, IL

We offer nightly camping, swimming, horse boarding and seasonal camping. Hansen’s Hideaway Ranch and Family Campground delivers family camping at a modern, working ranch.  The Hideaway is located on 100 acres in the heart of…

John Deere Historical Site

8334 S. Clinton St. Grand Detour Dixon, IL 61021

The company John Deere founded has a presence around the world, but it all started just a few minutes south of Oregon in Grand Detour, Illinois. When you step foot on the grounds, it will…

KI Tracks MX

5067 West Pines Road, Oregon IL

Motocross facility now offering both practice days and racing. We are always CLOSED Tuesdays, Wednesdays and the 3rd Saturday of the month.  Takes Reservations, Walk-Ins Welcome, Good For Groups and Good For Kids.

Lake Ladonna Family Campground

1302 S Harmony Rd, Oregon, IL 61061

Welcome to the beautiful Lake Ladonna family campground. Lake LaDonna is located in the heart of one of Illinois’s largest tourism areas, offering tent and RV camping sites, as well as cabins and seasonal camping…

Margaret Fuller and Ganymede Spring 1843

Margaret Fuller, was an American journalist, critic, and women’s rights advocate associated with the American transcendentalism movement. She was the first full-time American female book reviewer in journalism. Her book Woman in the Nineteenth Century…

Mark Twain Day

The annual autumn Mark Twain Day is hosted by the Oregon Rotary Club and located on the dock of Maxon’s Restaurant and Riverboat at 1469 IL Rt 2 N, Oregon.   The event occurs on…

Ogle County Courthouse

105 S 5th St Oregon, IL 61061

The Ogle County Courthouse is a National Register of Historic Places listing in the Ogle County, Illinois, county seat of Oregon. The building stands on a public square in the city’s downtown commercial district. The…

Ogle County Historical Museum

111 North Sixth Street, Oregon IL 61061

The Ogle County Historical Society began in 1954 as a project of the Ogle County Federation of Women’s Clubs. The Nash Home and Museum opened in 1962. It was the home of the Chester Nash…

Oregon Park District

304 S. Fifth Street, P.O. Box 237, Oregon Ill. 61061

Our Mission “To provide quality services through programs, parks and facilities to fulfill the needs of the community in a fun, safe and friendly environment.” The Oregon Park District was established in 1967 “to efficiently,…

Oregon Public Library

300 Jefferson Street, Oregon IL 61061

This Carnegie Library offers a unique experience in art. The 2nd floor boasts over 53 sculptures and paintings including works by Lorado Taft and Charles Francis Browne.

Paddle Wheel Riverboat

1469 Illinois 2 Oregon, IL 61061

The Pride of Oregon is an authentic Paddle Wheel Riverboat. 102 feet of real river charm. She docks at the historic Maxson Riverside Restaurant and Paddlewheel Inn. Built as a replica of the famous Rosie…

Prairie Side Skate Park

Located within Oregon Park West, the Prairie Side Skate Park is open during daylight hours.  Visit the website for more details.

Splash Canyon Water Park

Located with in Oregon Park West, the Splash Canyon Water Park is open daily from 8am – 8pm.  The splash pad is intended for children 12 and younger.  Adult supervision is recommended.

Stronghold Frisbee Golf

1922 IL Rt 2 North, Oregon IL

Stronghold has recently added a 9-hole disc golf course. Bring your own discs or use ours. Course maps are available at the front desk and in the Resource Center.

Town & Country Lanes

4031 W Mud Creek Rd, Mount Morris, IL

Join us in our completely remodeled 12 lane bowling center. Enjoy bowling, try one of our homemade pizzas, relax in our lounge, or bring your group and host a party in our party room. Whether…

White Pelican

White Pelican is a family owned and operated business dedicated to connecting people with all ranges of river experience — the beginner to the veteran — with our community along the water. Offering canoe, kayak,…

White Pines State Park

6712 West Pines Road Mt. Morris IL 61054

Located in the heart of the Rock River valley, the 385-acre White Pines Forest State Park is the south boundary of the historic Chicago-Iowa Trail. Today, the park is perfect for family getaways to enjoy…