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Rock Cut State Park

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Address: 7223 West Lane Road, Loves Park, IL 61011
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Scenic park of 3,092 acres that offers many recreational options such as...

Scenic park of 3,092 acres that offers many recreational options such as camping, hiking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing.

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About 3000 acres centered on Pierce lake and Olsen lake

Many picnic areas surround these lakes. Hiking, canoeing, and fishing are common activities here. In Summer, swimming is allowed at beaches and boat rentals are available.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Robert W
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Park Ridge, Illinois
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Park Ridge, Illinois
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many picnic areas surround these lakes. Hiking, canoeing, and fishing are common activities here. In Summer, swimming is allowed at beaches and boat rentals are available.

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Hillsborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a walk with my two and a half year old. So so so so windy that she was a bit freaked out and we cut the walk short but it didn't stop me appreciating the beauty of the area. The lake was just lightly frozen and it was just stunning with blue skies and the leaves whirling about.... More 

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Loves Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of paths to walk the dogs and great water views. Nice camping area and fishing. Roads could use some improvement though

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the park on our epic drive across the country. We spent two nights here and thoroughly enjoyed the surroundings. We camped for a small fee and had access to all the features of the lake. On the full day we were there we walked around the lake and saw all sorts of wild life to include Great... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Rock Cut State Park offers lots of different activities to those who enjoy the outdoors. The real estate covers a healthy amount of area and there is a road that winds around the lake at the center of the park. There are trails and camping locations as well as a boat launch zone for kayaks or fishing boats. I've seen... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We stayed at the cabin for 3 days and had a great time. The cabin is very beautiful and cozy. It has 2 rooms and comes with a twin bed and 2 bunk beds with mattresses. We brought our sleeping bags and pillows to use on top on the mattress. There is table with 6 chairs inside and have electricity... More 

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Oswego, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I love kayaking here! It is extremely relaxing and fun. I usually spend about an hour on the water. Rock Cut is also a lovely place to picnic and catch the sunset over the water. There are lots of benches in the picnic areas.

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Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

A great park to camp. I saw some online reviews about the slope of the camp sites and this is true. I had reserved on In plum grove and it was too sloped for me to level in a very small camper, but luckily was not full and found one nearby that was great. One of the best campgrounds for... More 

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Elizabeth, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome view!! The lake is beautiful you can rent paddle boats, kayaks, and canoes for a small fee. Amazing place to get out and be active (:

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to do nothing...... Camping, fishing, hiking. Is perfect place for Kids have fun You can rent a boat

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