Lowden State Park RV & Campground Guide


For those who love hunting, metal detecting, and camping, Lowden State Park is an ideal destination in northern Illinois. Many travelers head here just to get a view of the grand statue of Chief Black Hawk. However, this forested park also has lots of great hiking trails and spots to view wildlife. Lowden State Park is located next to the city of Oregon and within 20 miles of Mount Morris and Ashton.

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Spring 38-61 F
Summer 57-79 F
Fall 51-74 F
Winter 17-33 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Lowden State Park

Camping in your RV near Oregon, Illinois, is a great way to enjoy the outdoors but have all the comforts of home. Be sure to get the best rental that fits your needs at RVshare.

River Road Camping

If you want a campground with ongoing activities and a large lake for fishing, stay at River Road Camping. Rates are $54 per night and include water, electricity, and swimming inside of the heated pool. Fish species commonly found in Rock River include Catfish, Bass, and Northerns. Bait and supplies are available for purchase, so it is not the end of the world if you forgot your tackle box and pole. Amenities include:

  • Electricity

  • Water

  • Heated swimming pool

  • Fishing supplies

  • Movie nights

  • Full activity schedule

Lake Ladonna Family Campground

Lake Ladonna is a campground that is targeted for kids and families. There is a rope swing where you can swing out onto the lake from the dock above. Volleyball nets are available for those who want to get a bit of exercise in while camping, and there is even a beach on the campgrounds. There are a variety of options to pick when you camp here. You can stay in your RV, rent a cabin for the weekend, or be transported back to your boy scout or girl days when you had to stay in a tent. Rates for an RV campsite is $55 daily, and this includes up to six people. If you have additional campers, there is an additional $10 charge for each individual. Amenities include:

  • Basketball court

  • Volleyball court

  • Cabins

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What to Do at
Lowden State Park

Inside Lowden State Park

At Lowden State Park, you can enjoy everything from hiking and boating to looking for metal or skiing during the winter months. The park has 80 RV campsites, with some offering easy access to electricity and showers. Those who plan to spend time on the river should expect to see an abundance of fish life on their lines. Largemouth bass, bluegill, and sunfish are only three of the types of the many species of aquatic life that live in the river.

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How to Get to
Lowden State Park

If you are traveling west on I-88, take exit I-39 north for five miles until you get to exit 104. Take route 64 west for 16 miles to Oregon. Take a right on River Road, and from there, Lowden State Park is two miles down the road.

Entering Lowden State Park

Lowden State Park is open all year.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Lowden State Park

Are there designated RV camping spots in Lowden State Park?

At Lowden State Park, there are 80 campsites that provide electricity and have room for larger RVs. A separate shower is available. Trailers can make use of a nearby dumping station as well.

Are pets allowed at Lowden State Park?

While visiting, you may bring your pet. However, dogs must be leashed at all times. Before you leave, it is mandatory to clean up after any animals that are with your party.

Is Lowden State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Lowden State Park has designated parking areas for disabled visitors. Individuals who like the water may enjoy three boat docks that are accessible to wheelchairs. Unfortunately, there are no accessible campsites available.

What is the climate of Lowden State Park?

Lowden State Park has a typical Midwestern climate. Winters are cold, and summers are warm. During the months of June, July, and August, humidity levels are at their highest, which makes it feel even hotter.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Lowden State Park and what is the cost?

It is not mandatory to make a reservation for camping. However, sites fill fast in the busy summer months. Tent camping costs approximately $15 a night. RV camping is a bit more expensive, running approximately $45 a night.