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Rocktown Adventures
Rocktown Adventures

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313 N. Madison Street,

Rockford, IL


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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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First overnight trip of the year is in the books. The group explored the Max Patch section of the #appalachiantrail last week. This was our third trip on the AT. As you can see from the pics, when you get off the beaten path, you are rewarded with vistas you cannot otherwise see. Thanks to all that came. #gearupheadout #hiketheAT #getoutside #bucketlisttrip

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

First trip of the season is this Saturday as we paddle the Fur Trader's Run on the Rock River from Beloit to Rockton. Very little development along the route with good opportunity for wildlife. Added bonus is the short section at the beginning that experiences a slight increase in flow rate. For more info or to register please visit http://bit.ly/31xONeT.#gearupheadout #paddletrip #kayaktrip #rockriver #gorockford

Monday, May 10, 2021

More and more people are engaging in the outdoors. As you hit the trails and campsites this summer, keep those pesky skeeters away with #bugsaway clothing by Ex Officio. A perfect gift for mom. Now on sale at 25% off thru Sunday.#gearupheadout #bugprotection #getoutside

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

If you like backpacking, this trip is a must-do once in your life. #gearupheadout #yooperlife #porcupinemountains

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

If she likes to hike, camp, paddle, or lounge in the backyard, we have something for Mom. And a lot is on sale thru May 9. Visit https://bit.ly/2PBixqa for more info and ideas.#gearupheadout #gearformom #getmomoutside

Monday, May 3, 2021

First trip of the season is two weeks out! #gearupheadout #kayaklife #rockriver

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Mother's Day is coming up. Get her something so she can get outside and enjoy the one Mother we all share. Mother Earth. Thru May 9 save 25% off everything she needs to Gear Up. Head Out. Please visit https://bit.ly/2PBixqa for more details.#gearupheadout #outdoorsformom #getoutside

Friday, April 30, 2021

Open water is here, and paddling season is upon us. We offer private outings in addition to the social/group outings we post on our events page. If you have a group (work, friends, family, special event) that you would like to entertain, consider a private paddling outing. Dates are starting to fill so give us a call today. Good times are had by all!#gearupheadout #paddlingseason #kayaklife #trysomethingnew

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Check out the April issue from Northology Overland, the area's best source for all things overlanding. They get to some amazing places! You can see the details for April at https://issuu.com/northologyadventures/docs/na_april_2021 #gearupheadout #midwestoverlanding #overlandadventure

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The Rockford #CityNatureChallenge2021 is off and running. Weather looks great for getting out and about. While you are doing so, act as a citizen scientist and document some wildlife to help Rockford in their quest to win the City Nature Challenge. For more info please visit https://sites.google.com/seversondells.org/rrvcnc/about#gearupheadout #seversondells #rockvalley #citizenscientistClick here to find out more!

Monday, April 26, 2021