1122 S. Burchard Ave.
PO Box 417
Freeport, IL 61032
PH:(815)235-6114
Fax:(815)233-9210
Email: contact@freeportparkdistrict.org

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Oakdale Nature Preserve

Oakdale Nature Preserve

4433 S. Cranes Grove Rd.

Chipped trail at Oakdale Nature PreserveLocated in some of the most beautiful country in Northern Illinois is one of the Freeport Park District's hidden gems, Oakdale Nature Preserve. Located three miles south of Freeport on Baileyville Road, Oakdale Nature Preserve offers 133 acres of forests, streams and restored prairies. Over four miles of trails wind through the Preserve as well as a 1/3-mile hard-packed accessible trail.

Oakdale Nature Preserve is not only a great place for the outdoor recreation enthusiast, but also features two indoor facilities - the Oakdale Lodge and Mogle Building. Oakdale facilities are available to rent for your next reunion, wedding, business meeting, retreat or gathering.


Click Here for a map of the Oakdale Nature Preserve.

Natural Areas

  • Four miles of trails through 133 acres of oak-hickory forests, two streams and restored prairies.
  • One-third mile hard-packed accessible trail that travels partially through the forest and on the main grounds. Other trails are wood chipped, grass and soil.
  • Open to the public from dawn to 10:30 p.m.

Rental Facilities

Oakdale is the perfect setting for reunions, weddings, employee meetings and seminars. The buildings are rich in history, and are offered at reasonable rates. For your next occasion, call 815-235-6114 ext. 0. A time convenient for you can be arranged to see these facilities.

Created on 01/13/2005 04:44 PM by root
Updated on 04/10/2014 11:57 AM by rschneider
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