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Castle Rock State Park

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State Park

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. Castle Rock camping is centrally located in the Rock River Hills region of Illinois, and its rolling topography is drained by the Rock River. The park is…

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  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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  • Verizon
  • AT&T
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Group


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires


6 Reviews of Castle Rock State Park

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Brian O.
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2020

Hope you have a good boat

It’s a 2 mile drift downriver from the boat launch to the campground. When we were there the river was placid and we had no trouble paddling back when our stay was over. The conditions on the river depends largely on the dam 3 miles up river in Oregon. We have a 17’ canoe, so we had lots of gear…

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Brian H.
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2020

Disconnected from outside world

Very cool experience! It was no joke when the other reviews said it was a almost a 3 hour canoe back up to the boat launch. However, it was a very great experience once we got to the campsite. There is a porta potty, but there is no clean drinking water. Cell phone signal is not that great, but you…

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Rosa G.
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2020

Intimate hidden gem

I took out an inflatable kayak to test it out, and loooved the rock formations on the river. Definitely a special sight because I usually stay closer to Chicago, where I haven’t found such impressive geology. It was tough paddling upstream when I returned to the boat launch after camping, even…


Castle Rock State Park is located in Illinois


42.002108960184955 N
89.39002059117024 W

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