So you love going to new places for their outdoor activities? Then what better idea than to go to a place that boasts 20,000 acres of parks and forest preserves?
Because that's what the Rockford Region offers. It's simply a great place to play. When you are done with adventure, be sure to check out the gardens here. It's not for nothing Rockford is known as the Garden of Cities. Those gardens will have you hooked!
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Enjoy a selection of Rockford, IL, pictures in the slideshow as you learn about the outdoor activities Rockford has to offer.