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Rock Cut State Park

7223 West Lane Road, Loves Park, IL 61011
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Variety of wildlife to see

We went to hike. Most of the non paved trails were flooded. We still managed to have a good 6 mile... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Scenic trails for walking, hiking and biking

First time visit. Wife and I greatly enjoyed ourselves on a bike ride and hike. There are a few... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Joshua B
Chicago, Illinois
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Scenic park of 3,092 acres that offers many recreational options such as camping, hiking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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7223 West Lane Road, Loves Park, IL 61011
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to hike. Most of the non paved trails were flooded. We still managed to have a good 6 mile hike. Because the trails were underwater we decided to take a paddle boat on lake pierce. What a pleasant surprise. We saw Blue Heron,...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

First time visit. Wife and I greatly enjoyed ourselves on a bike ride and hike. There are a few paved paths to ride on, but many more off road paths. If your feeling adventurous, there are many dirt/and trails for your mountain bike. Good hills...More

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Live with in 3 miles of this park have Picnicked an hiked here many times. Never over crowded always a place to park good fishing and boating plus a very nice sand beach.

Thank NKVK
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We ran from Harlem High School on the path that lead to the main road as it goes by the dam. Then it was one loop around the lake and back to the school. 10 miles altogether. Hills were a nice challenge. The road needs...More

Thank meyste
Reviewed 27 February 2017

There is one spot in this park that is quite nice. A few rock formations in a forested area with a built structure. It is also nice to cross-country ski here in the winter. You can rent skis in the boat-house.

Thank jtackabe
Reviewed 15 February 2017 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.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 14 February 2017 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...More

Thank ShadowySue
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Rubenbartender
Reviewed 28 January 2017

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...More

Thank S. B
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...More

Thank ViktorTrue
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are camp fires allowed? And if so, where can you purchase some firewood?
16 October 2016|
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Response from Dumpyryan | Reviewed this property |
Yes indeed! Firewood can be purchased at the camp store on site (open seasonally, I'm not sure if they're now closed for the season or not). It's located on the camp road on the left as you head towards the lake, hard to... More
lildel m
Does it have wifi??
6 July 2016|
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Response from Ichecku | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see Wifi in the park itself. Its a very big area. There are coffee shops once you come out of the park that have free wifi. The data from cellphone was there so it was not a concern for me.