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Castle Rock State Park

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About This Campground

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…


For Campers

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

For Vehicles


    • Boat In
      Boat to your campsite


    6 Reviews of Castle Rock State Park

    Ratings Breakdown

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    Brian O.The Dyrt PRO User
    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…

    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…

    • Having trouble rowing down the river.
    SiteSite 6
    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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