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313 N. Madison Street,

Rockford, IL


(815) 636-9066


We will facilitate your outdoor recreational activity by providing the WHAT-HOW-WHERE…..WHAT is needed to do the activity, HOW to do the activity, and WHERE you can do it, all in a socially engaging setting. We carry top rated equipment, sold by knowledgeable staff that uses the equipment we sell themselves in their own pursuit of outdoor recreation. We have experienced instructors that love to share their passion for the outdoors, and trip guides that know our waterways and trails like the back of their hand. We are located near an abundance of recreational assets waiting to be discovered by you.

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Under normal circumstances downtown would be hopping about now! We have a new version of Stroll on State to help you kick off the holiday season. Check out https://www.gorockford.com/stroll-on-state/ for the deets! While making your list and checking it twice, don't forget about your local independent stores! The beating heart of the business community. Show your support during Small Business Saturday and shop local. If you need any ideas on great local companies, please visit https://winnebagobuylocal.com/. As for us, save 20% on premium outdoor gear and apparel! Happy Holidays! Get out for a walk and check out all downtown has to offer.#gearupheadout #gorockford #RDARockford #shoplocal #WBL

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Hope you made the most of your Thanksgiving. After yesterday a hike was just what the Dr. ordered. Despite doing some snowshoe events out there with Forest Preserves of Winnebago County I had not yet hiked at @kieselburgforestpreserve. Great spot. Highly recommend. Did you #OptOutside today? Post a pic and tag us if you did and save an additional 10% tomorrow on #SmallBizSaturday. #gearupheadout #gorockford #getoutside

Friday, November 27, 2020

Tune in to Good Day Stateline this Sunday!facebook.com/RocktownAdventures/posts/3048763518556974

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

We are thankful for the opportunity to help people #getoutside in these uncertain times as the outdoors was one of the few outlets we had for recreation. Luckily there are plenty of outdoor activities to do in our area! From our family to yours, wishing you a safe and happy Thanksgiving. In observance of the holiday, we will be closing early at 4:00 PM on 11/25. We are closed Black Friday 11/27 and encourage you to #OptOutside like we will. We will be open and raring to go on Saturday 11/28 at 10:00 AM for #SmallBiz Saturday. Gobble Gobble to one and all!#gearupheadout #besafe #bewell

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

The Holiday season starts up end of this week and so do the savings at Rocktown. Learn how you can create some outdoor memories and keep a few dollars in your pocket at the same time at https://rocktownadventures.com/2020-holiday-specials-at.../.#gearupheadout #outdoorsforeveryone #holidaysale #gearforgifts

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

He waited 3 years to get this! I can barely wait in line for 10 minutes! #perserverance #kayakonthemoonhttps://www.facebook.com/RocktownAdventures/posts/3043538509079475

Monday, November 23, 2020

Look to our gift guide for inspiration on great gifts for the outdoor enthusiast on your list. Everyone needs a dose of #naturetherapy once in a while. From backyard lounging to multi day treks, we have something for everyone on your list (or for yourself!). See some of our ideas at https://rocktownadventures.com/5-gift-ideas-for-the.../.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

While the backdrop against which we started our #OptOutside hike has changed dramatically (Insane crowds at malls and big box stores on Turkey Day and Black Friday), the mission behind it is the same. Spend some quality time outdoors with friends and family. Learn how your decision to #OptOutside can help you save some money on premium gear and apparel at https://rocktownadventures.com/opt-outside-2020/.#gearupheadout #getoutside #familyhike #mindbodysoul

Saturday, November 21, 2020

It is harder to get together right now, but that does not mean we have to be apart! Grab your favorite beverage and join us on Facebook Live tomorrow at 630 as Terry Bomkamp shows you how to make Thanksgiving in a Bowl. Terry cooks up fresh meals on our overnight trips and so far no one has got food poisoning! Seriously, he makes meals the best part of the trip! I can personally attest to that. To join us simply go to the Rocktown Adventures Facebook page at 630 PM. #gearupheadout #campcooking #backcountrycooking #campstoves

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Safe to say paddling season (absent wearing a drysuit) is in the rear view mirror. Time to sell some rentals. We have a few Perception Kayaks Carolina 12's looking for a new home. Stop by to check them out. A $1000 kayak for $500 - $600. #gearupheadout #usedkayaks #kayaklife

Wednesday, November 18, 2020