Atwood Center and Park

Welcome to the Atwood Center, a facility of the Rockford Park District. Situated along the beautiful Kishwaukee River, Atwood Park boasts 334 acres of diverse natural area, including forest, marsh, and prairieland.

Previously the Camp Grant artillery range, Atwood Park contains remnant structures that are still accessible today! Atwood Park is also home to the Rockford Park District’s award winning Birds of Prey facility. Come and explore all that Atwood Park has to offer!

Park hours: Sunday through Saturday, 8:30am - 10:30pm

Atwood Center hours: Saturdays, 10:00am – 2:00pm with a Birds of Prey feeding at 1:00pm

Atwood Center: A Day in the Life

Click below to view a video featuring an aerial view of the Atwood Center and Park. See what it is like to spend one day at one of Rockford’s nature gems.


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