Macktown Forest Preserve is comprised of a golf course and a historic site, which total 280.8 acres of wooded land along the Rock River. Macktown offers a shelterhouse and an education center. The education center and historic settlement are programmed by the Macktown Living History Education Center.
For more information visit www.macktownlivinghistory.com.
Access Road: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Pay Phones: No
Picnic Tables: 105
Highland: Wood shelter, 200 max. people, 20 tables, 120 seats, Electricity, Vehicle access, 30 more tables in area for a total of 300 people. Electricity, plug-in box only.
Playground Equipment: No
Ball Fields: No
Horseback Trails: No
Hiking Trails(miles): 0.2
Campground Sites: 0
Boat Launches: 1
Canoe Access: Yes
18 Hole Golf Course: Yes
Illinois Nature Preserve: No
Special Facilities: Historical District, Clubhouse, Pro Shop, Education Center
Donated Land: No
Natural Areas: No
All reservations subject to the GENERAL USE ORDINANCE.
Download a printable trail map here.
2221 Freeport Road, Rockton, IL 61072
8½ miles north of Rockford on Highway 2 (North Main) to Wagon Wheel Road. West about 1 mile. Dead-ends into the Preserve.