Hike Castle Rock North Trails

3.5 miles 442 ft gain  - Loop Trail

Added by The Outbound Collective

This trail features scenic wild flowers and is a great spot for birding. Castle Rock State Park is just outside of Oregon, Illinois.

The Castle Rock North Trail is a 3.5 mile loop that is great for all skill levels, such as families, and dogs are allowed on leash! The hike features a river, and has scenic views of the nearby landscapes from the top of a lookout point. 

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Easy Parking
Picnic Area


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Beautiful trail, lots of mosquitoes

Large, beautiful park with both long stretches of shady forest and big open meadows. A decent amount of elevation for our mostly flat part of the world. If only we could have stood still for more then a second to take it all in — the endless mosquitoes kept us moving.

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