Prophetstown State Recreation Area


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Prophetstown State Recreation Area


Location:On the northeast edge of the city of Prophetstown, along the south bank of the Rock River, in Whiteside County.
Facilities:Tent and trailer campsites with some electrical outlets and a shower building with flush toilets, picnic area (with privy toilets), shelter, playground, horseshoe courts, boat ramp, nature trail.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, hiking, hunting.
Special Features:Park derives its name from the prophet Wa-bo-kie-shiek (White Cloud), a Native American of mixed Winnebago and Sauk descent who served as an advisor to the great Sauk war chief Black Hawk.
Address:Riverside Dr
PO Box 181
Prophetstown, IL 61277

Phone:815-537-2926
Web: dnr.state.il.us/Lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R1/PROPHET.HTM
Size: 53 acres.

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August 4 - 5, 2012 7th Annual Prophetstown Powwow Intertribal Traditional Prophetstown State Recreation Area Prophetstown, Illinois 1-815-441-0148 Email: riverat2@yahoo.