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Rockford RV parks and campgrounds are spread around the city and represent some of the best camping in Northern Illinois. For those looking for nearby spots to set up camp, Belvidere has a couple of RV parks, and the charming town has large parks to explore and a river running through town. Lake Louise, just a few miles south of Rockford, is a popular spot in the summertime for RVers. The town of Byron has the Byron Dragway for car racing fans, and folks who prefer the calm and quiet of nature have plenty of state parks and wild designations to explore nearby.


There’s plenty to do here for anyone looking to get out into nature but keep it closer to Rockford, there’s plenty to see and do. Check out Rock Cut State Park, where folks can bring their horses, camping gear, and paddle boats for either of the park’s two lakes. This gem is located only several miles from Rockford’s core, and there are multiple parks to explore in this area north of town, so the naturalist will never be bored.


About 75 miles to the west, the town of Galena has several RV parks and campgrounds, just a short drive from downtown. Camping near Galena is a popular destination for folks from Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin who know how good the camping is in northern Illinois. Galena was the home of President Ulysses S. Grant, and folks can visit the mansion given to him, which features tours and exhibits.


If you’ve got the time, be sure to explore the town of Rockford. Here you’ll find the Anderson Japanese Gardens and Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden. For history buffs, check out the Lake-Peterson House, Coronado Theatre, or the Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens. For the kids, Rockford has the Burpee Museum of Natural History, the Discovery Center Museum, and Magic Waters, a very well regarded water park.