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Kilbuck Bluffs

Kilbuck Bluffs is 224.3-acres of woodlands with a beautiful display of spring wildflowers and many mature sycamore trees located along the creek.

Acres: 224.3
Access Road: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Pay Phones: No
Picnic Tables: 12
Shelterhouses: 2
Edgewood: South on left. Wood shelter, 100 max. people, 16 tables, 72 seats, No electricity, No vehicle access, 1 large grill.
Fort Chartres:  Stone shelter no longer in use.
Playground Equipment: No
Ball Fields: Yes
Horseback Trails: No
Hiking Trails(miles): 1.5
Campground Sites: 0
Boat Launches: 0
Canoe Access: No
18 Hole Golf Course: No
Illinois Nature Preserve: No
Special Facilities: No
Donated Land: No
Natural Areas: Yes
All reservations subject to the GENERAL USE ORDINANCE.

Trail Map

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3061 & 3020 South Bend Road, Rockford, IL 61109
Highway 51 south of New Milford 1½ miles to Baxter Road. 1 mile west.

Shelterhouses 360° Views