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2021 Fall Fishing Tournaments

If you have ever wanted to see what it is like to participate in a FAll fishing tourney… There are two online fall fishing tournaments...

2021 Fall Paddling Series

We’re Hitting all rivers in Winnebago County, plus hitting the Fox during our annual Fall Paddling series this October! Our Fall paddling...

2021 Summer Sale

The proverbial “Dog Days of Summer” are here…Which means more summer! As summer is heating up, so are the summer sales for the stuff you...

Used Stand Up Paddle Board Sale!

They are versatile…you can stand, sit, lay out and get some sun. Stand up Paddle boards are fun! A day on the water is a day creating...

Rocktown Father’s Day Sale 2021

Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with a gift of adventure  If your Dad likes the outdoors, you owe it to him to shop our...

Rocktown Adventures Acquires Rock Cut State Park Concessions

It has been a long road, but we have finally reached our destination! Rocktown Adventures is now out at Rock Cut State Park! We now operate and...

National Safe Boating Week

National Safe Boating week is coming up! It’s A week we all look forward to, right? We know – Safety doesn’t sell. But it will...

Paddling Roadmap

As the world closed down around us, the outdoors & paddling opened up for many people Getting outdoors has provided refuge during the storm, a...

Mother’s Day Sale 2021

Shop OUR Rocktown Adventures Mother’s Day SALE for gifts that will excite her outdoor passions We have something for every kind of Mom. From...

2021 Paddling Film Festival

The Paddling Film Festival has appeared in 135 cities across the world since 2006 We hosted a screening at the Prairie Street Brewhouse in 2018...

2021 Outdoor Gear Yard Sale

Come to sell, come to purchase, Even come to donate! If you are reading this, you likely enjoy spending time in the outdoors and embrace the...

Ski and Snowshoe Maintenance

When was the last time we had two months of continuous snow on the ground? The timing and snowfall of this winter could not have been better, as...

2021 Overnight Trips

Four rivers, the largest state park in Northern IL, forest preserves galore, along with great stewards of these areas… We are the envy of...

2021 Warm Up to Winter Sales Event

Winter should be enjoyed, not endured Rocktown Adventures has the winter sales and apparel to help you enjoy the winter weather! From fashionable...

2020 Holiday Specials at Rocktown Adventures

The changes we are Experiencing this holiday season are not fun…But adapt we will! The holidays might be strange with change this year, as...

5 Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Need some GIFT Ideas for the outdoor adventurist on your holiday list? No matter the level of outdoor recreation, Rocktown Adventures has...

Opt Outside 2020

For the past five years, we have closed our doors on Black Friday and encouraged people to leave shopping behind for a day, while spending some...

2020 Pre-Season Winter Sale

Are you feeling a little stressed these days? During this pandemic environment, one thing we have for recreation and entertainment is the...

Cold-Weather Paddling Apparel

The shadows are getting a little longer & the sun is sitting lower on the horizon This means one thing…Fall is near! Do not despair...

2020 Fall Color Paddle Series

Rocktown Adventures has many opportunities for you to Gear Up & Head Out this fall From the Fox to the Rock and a few other rivers in between...

Kayak Fishing in the Dog Days of Summer

Rodney Hicks Rocktown Adventures Kayak Fishing Team, Bonafide SS 127 Kayak Bass Fishing in the Dog Days of Summer  By Rodney Hicks Bass fishing in...

2020 Father’s Day Sale

On Father’s Day, give Dad a gift that is sure to put a smile on his face! From head to toe, on water or land, we have everything Dad needs for a...

Rocktown Adventures Kayak Drawing

An anonymous donor has gifted us a Pygmy Coho Recessed kayak…we’re Holding a Drawing for it! This is a home-built kayak made of wood...

2020 May Days Sale

May Days bring Spring flowers, warmer weather, Mother’s Day & Memorial Day… May is a month to celebrate loved ones and honor valiant...

2020 Outdoor Gear Yard Sale

April 18th, 2020 | 10am – 2pm @ Rocktown Adventures Our inaugural event was SO successful, we’re coming back with our 2nd Annual...

2020 Pre-Season Paddlesports Sale

While Rocktown Adventures loves winter as much as the next person… In a month we will be thinking of tight lines, big fish, paddling with...

Lessons: Kayak Fishing 101

If you have Gone Fishing from shore but are looking for more, a kayak may be what you are looking for… Thinking about taking a dive...

Warm Up to Winter Sales Event!

Gear Up & Head Out with Sales on everything you need to enjoy the WINTER season. Cross Country Skis, Snowshoes and Winter Apparel...

2020 Fishing Trade Shows

While the Outdoor weather doesn’t exactly scream the word “Fishing,” the action heats up indoors as we head into Fishing Trade Show Season...

2020 Paddle Pool Classes

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean paddle season is done.  Starting in January, 2020, Rocktown Adventures will offer...

Holiday Deals at Rocktown Adventures

You’re making your list & checking it twice, trying to decide between Outdoor Gear for land, water or even ice… That jingle...

How to Get You & Your Ski Gear Ready for Winter

If you are like us & the first snow of Winter has you happy as a kid on Christmas, then keep reading. we have a few tips to help get...

#OptOutside This Black Friday 2019

Friday, November 29, 2019 @ Severson Dells We are closing our doors this Black Friday for the fifth time & deciding to #OptOutside Spending...

Rocktown Adventures is turning 5!

November 9, 2019 @ Rocktown Adventures In 2014, we opened Rocktown Adventures with the goal to provide residents and visitors to the Stateline...

2019 Preseason Winter Sale

November 9-17, 2019 @ Rocktown Adventures Whether you look forward to it or not, it is coming…Winter that is! At Rocktown Adventures, we...

2019 Paddlesport Garage Sale

Sept. 28 – Oct. 6, 2019 @ Rocktown Adventures Tis almost the end of the season and all around the shop, find kayaks and accessories on sale with a...

2019 Fall Paddling Series

The shadows are getting a little longer, dew is on the grass, and there is a little chill in the morning… All of which means one...

2019 Heat of the Summer Sale

Aug. 17 – Sept. 1, 2019 @ Rocktown Adventures Summer is heating up & so are the savings at Rocktown Adventures Stock up on great summer...

Jackson Kayak Liska: The Only Kayak You Need

If you’re looking for an incredibly stable kayak that affords you to hit any waters for that fish addiction, look no further than the...

Mid-Summer Sale

July 12th-21st, 2019 @ Rocktown Adventures Not sure what the weather we had in May & June is called… Brands We Carry JULY 12th-21st...

2019 Father’s Day Sale

June 7-16, 2019 @ Rocktown Adventures Give Dad the gift of Adventure for Father’s Day Take advantage of our Father’s Day sale from June 7–16, with...

This Summer: Kids on Water

– EVERY FRIDAY, June 14 – August 23 | 10am-12pM – Looking for something fun to do this summer? What can I expect if I decide to have a...

Join Us This Summer for Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga!

Yoga on water can seem intimidating… Sometimes even keeping your balance on land can be a challenge – even without a drink (or three) in...

News on Rocktown Adventures’ Aurora Store

To Rocktown Adventures Aurora Customers: Back in 2014, we opened Rocktown Adventures Aurora. Our goal was to provide locals and visitors to the...

Gear Up for Mom!

-May 4-12, 2019 @ Rocktown Adventures- Give mom the gift of adventure this Mother’s Day For a limited time only, buy one piece of women’s apparel...

Demo Days Are Here Again!

  Paddling season is upon us…which means Demo Days are here again! Take advantage of the opportunity to paddle multiple kayaks and...

6 Reasons to Paddle for Exercise!

Surprise! To paddle, is to actually exercise! You head out on the water with some friends for some fun in the sun. Maybe to take in the wildlife...

Inaugural Outdoor Gear Yard Sale

-Saturday, April 20, 2019 @ Rocktown Adventures- Come to sell. come to purchase. Even come to donate! If you are reading this, you likely enjoy...

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