The Forest Preserves of Winnebago County is one of the best systems in Illinois with more than 10,000 acres of natural areas, recreational areas, lakes, rivers and forests to explore. From watching migratory birds being banded to boating at Rock Cut State Park, you’re sure to find all the outdoorContinue Reading

Rockford IL Resource Center – COVID-19 Updates All non-essential businesses are closed as we are under a statewide shelter-at-home order. However, our local restaurants and bars are offering drive-through, carryout and/or delivery services, and local retailers are still fulfilling online orders and shipping. Please check with each individual business forContinue Reading

  About the Region There are 285,873 people in the Rockford Region (2016), including the surrounding metro area. Located within Winnebago County, there are several unique surrounding villages and cities that form the Rockford Region, each with its own history, restaurants, and attractions! Explore and learn more about each areaContinue Reading

Get a behind-the-scenes look into the process of curating the feature exhibition with Executive Director/Curator Carrie Johnson. This is a free program with complimentary coffee provided by Rockford Roasting Co. When:Friday, January 20, 202310:00 am Where:Rockford Art Museum711 N. Main St.Rockford, IL 61103    Continue Reading