594.8-acre Deer Run is southeast of Rockford, accessible from River Road as well as the south branch of the Kishwaukee River. Offers picnic tables and over 9 miles of hiking and equestrian trails, which connect with Oak Ridge to the south. It offers relatively undeveloped natural areas as well as prairie restoration areas.
Access Road: Yes
Drinking Water: No
Pay Phones: No
Picnic Tables: 6
Playground Equipment: No
Ball Fields: No
Horseback Trails: Yes
Equestrian Trailer Parking: Yes
Equestrian self-registration: Yes
Hiking Trails(miles): 9.5
Campground Sites: 0
Boat Launches: 0
Canoe Access: Yes
18 Hole Golf Course: No
Illinois Nature Preserve: No
Special Facilities: Conservation Area
Donated Land: No
Natural Areas: Yes
All reservations subject to the GENERAL USE ORDINANCE
Download a printable trail map here of Deer Run.
Download a printable trail map here of Deer Run/Oak Ridge.
5691 River Road, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
3 miles southeast of Rockford city limits on River Road.