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…

BerryView Orchard

7504 W Midtown rd Mt Morris, IL 61054

Here at BerryView Orchard you can find Aronia Berries, a variety of apples, some pears, peaches, & vegetables for the picking or available to grab & go. Owners Jeff & Julie can be found most…

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…

Blackhawk Model Railroad Club

Conover Square 2nd Floor Suite #240

The Blackhawk Model Railroad Club was founded in 1999, and has been an attraction in Conover Square ever since.  The club has about 20 volunteer members.  The club was founded to provide an attractive display…

Byron Forest Preserve and Jarrett Prairie Center

7993 North River Road, Byron, IL

The Byron Forest Preserve District is located on the rolling hills along the Rock River in Byron, Illinois. With many acres of prairie and woodlands, you don’t want to miss this beautiful setting during all…

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…

Castle Rock State Park

1365 W Castle Road, Oregon, IL 61061

Castle Rock State Park is located along the west bank of the Rock River in Ogle County, three miles south of Oregon, on Ill. Rt. 2. The park is centrally located in the Rock River…

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…

Conover Square Mall

201 N 3rd Street, Oregon, IL 61061

The businesses of Conover Square have so much to offer: food, boutiques, a model railroad museum, antiques, and resale. Come spend the day with us — you will be oh so glad you did! You…

Franklin Creek Grist Mill

1893 Twist Rd, Franklin Grove, IL 61031

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…

Iron Mike (fountain)

Corner of Rt 2 and 64 in Oregon, IL

Iron Mike is an 1896 cast-iron fountain in the 400 Block of Washington Street in the city of Oregon, Illinois. The multi-tier fountain is set into a matte green concrete base. Iron Mike is four…

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…

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…

Lorado Taft Campus

1414 N. River Rd, Oregon, IL 61061

Located just outside the city of Oregon, Illinois, the Taft Campus has a rich history. During the summer of 1898, the noted American sculptor Lorado Taft and a small group of artists, architects and scholars…

Lowden Miller State Forest

1365 W Castle Road, Oregon, IL 61061

An equestrian parking area and designated horse trails are available. For information on the equestrian program and trail usage, contact Castle Rock State Park at (815) 732-7329. Nestled in the Rock River Valley, just 3…

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…

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 Fallen Soldiers Memorial

105 S. 5th Street, Oregon, IL 61061

With the original County War Memorial in the background, in front of the Courthouse, this new Fallen Soldiers Memorial Monument was placed on the North lawn of the Courthouse Square with a dedication ceremony on…

Ogle County Historical Museum/ Ruby Nash 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 City Coliseum

the corner of Rt 2 and Franklin Street in Oregon.

The Oregon Coliseum is the location to many community events. The lower level is our community space where you’ll attend various events during Candlelight Walk and Autumn On Parade among others. You are welcome to…

Oregon Depot Museum

Oregon Depot Museum, Inc. 518 N. 4th Street Oregon, IL 61061

The Oregon Depot now stands as a treasured railroad museum. Visitors can experience recreated history which has been meticulously restored. A new covered, vintage styled viewing platform is planned for June, 2016. This will allow…

Oregon Lincoln Highway Interpretive Gazebo

Rt 2 & IL Rt 64, Oregon, IL 61061

The llinois Lincoln Highway Coalition (ILHC) has developed a series of 16 gazebos & 40 interpretive murals that highlight the development of the historic Lincoln Highway and how it affected the many communities across northern…

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.

Silver Ridge Golf Course

Silver Ridge is located just 5 min north of Oregon, IL on IL RTE 2. The course is a unique mixture of hills and trees that makes you feel completely disconnected from reality. Come play…

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.

StoryWalk at Oregon Park West

701 West Oregon Trail Road, Oregon, IL

WHAT IS A STORYWALK®? A StoryWalk® is a book that has been disassembled, laminated and presented page by page to promote reading and exercise on a trail, bike path, or in store windows and as…

Stronghold Camp & Retreat Center

1922 Illinois Route 2 North, Oregon IL 61061

Stronghold is a beautiful 360 acre property across from the boat launch, about a mile North of town. Home to The Strong Castle, extensive trails, a 9-hole Frisbee Golf course and Hammock City. To stay…

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.

The Rink at Pine Creek

6929 W. Pines Rd, Mt Morris, IL 61054

With over 70 years of experience, The Rink at Pine Creek is committed to serving our surrounding communities with safe, clean fun for the whole family. Our facility is home to it’s original, beautiful terrazzo…

The Soldier’s Monument

Courthouse Lawn Washington Ave and 4th st Oregon, IL

The Soldier’s Monument, sculpted by Lorado Taft, is on the north lawn of the courthouse. It serves as a permanent record and reminder of the contribution of the men of Ogle County who served in…

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 Ranch

3581 W. Pines Rd, Mt Morris, IL 61054

For kids and adults, this 200+ acre real dude ranch offers horse riding, summer camp, day camp, weekend youth group programs, and outdoor education programs. Bunk house, swimming pool, great food, and more. Open year…

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…