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Rocktown ADventures Blog

Are you feeling a little stressed these days? During this pandemic environment, one thing we have for recreation and entertainment is the outdoors. This past summer, we witnessed an increased demand for outdoor recreation equipment and we're expecting to see some of that carry through into the winter. Thus, our Pre-Season Winter Sale!   Not only […]
October 29, 2020

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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 as we look at summer in the rearview mirror. If you ask us at Rocktown Adventures, fall is the best time of year to paddle. The lack of other recreational opportunities […]
September 21, 2020

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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, our Fall paddle group outings include all the outdoor equipment you need, as well as a refresher on paddling strokes and safety, experienced guides, a relaxed social […]
August 31, 2020

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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 the hot summer months can be tough for most anglers, even myself. There are several things that come into play with summer bass fishing; things like elevated water temperatures, offshore transitions, […]
August 3, 2020

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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 memorable outdoor experience. You do not need to be an avid outdoor enthusiast to enjoy the outdoors on Father's Day. Who doesn’t like […]
June 1, 2020

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May Days bring Spring flowers, warmer weather, Mother’s Day & Memorial Day... May is a month to celebrate loved ones and honor valiant ones. It signals the start of warmer days ahead and new adventures to experience. Now we have one more thing to add to this...Rocktown Adventures May Days Sale! Take advantage of promotional […]
May 11, 2020

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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 and fiberglass, measuring 17.5’ long and 23” wide. In addition, we will also include a pair of Yakima JayLow kayak carriers, a Greenland paddle and Spray Skirt – a prize package […]
May 12, 2020

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April 18th, 2020 | 10am - 2pm @ Rocktown Adventures Our inaugural event was SO successful, we're coming back with our 2nd Annual Outdoor Gear Yard Sale! Do you have some outdoor gear taking up space in your garage or shed? Would you like to turn some used outdoor gear into cash or see if […]
March 17, 2020

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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 friends (old and new) and creating memorable experiences outdoors on the water. Canoes, kayaks, SUPs or fishing kayaks – they all lead to good times with good people. Get ready […]
February 25, 2020

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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 into Kayak Fishing? Are you leery of making the beginner mistakes? Having a hard time finding dependable kayak fishing lessons and information to help get you started? Then you will […]
February 6, 2020

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Gear Up & Head Out with Sales on everything you need to enjoy the WINTER season. Cross Country Skis, Snowshoes and Winter Apparel, to cover you from head to toe, are all on sale during our Warm Up to Winter Sales Event from February 11-16, 2020! We even have jackets, hats and gloves to keep the kids […]
February 5, 2020

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While the Outdoor weather doesn't exactly scream the word “Fishing,” the action heats up indoors as we head into Fishing Trade Show Season Area fishing trade shows have the latest and greatest in gear, expert advice from pro anglers, and lodges and resorts that entice you to get away. Get a head start towards creating […]
January 10, 2020

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Just because it's winter doesn't mean paddle season is done.  Starting in January, 2020, Rocktown Adventures will offer Paddle Pool Classes at Boylan High School 3 Sundays a month, thru April. Paddle Pool Classes are a great way to practice your paddling skills in the controlled environment of a pool. See below for a brief description of […]
December 20, 2019

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You're making your list & checking it twice, trying to decide between Outdoor Gear for land, water or even ice... That jingle residing in our heads means one thing – it is time for the holidays! From our Rocktown Adventures family to yours, we're wishing you a Happy Holiday Season. As you seek gifts for […]
November 19, 2019

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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 you & your ski gear ready for Winter   First, let's address your winter gear. Rocktown Adventures sells "waxless" and "waxable" skis. And while the term "waxless" conjures […]
November 19, 2019

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Rocktown Adventures

Rocktown Adventures is a specialty outdoor retailer and outfitter. We embrace an active outdoor lifestyle and want to take our passion for outdoor recreation and use it to help you find yours.

Hours of Operation

Available by appointment on Monday's and outside hours of operation.

Monday: CLOSED
Tues-Fri: 10am-6:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

Located in Rockford, IL

313 N. MADISON STREET

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