Oregon Trail Days

Oregon, Ill.


Lowden State Park
1411 North River Road
Oregon, Ill. 61061
(815) 732-2435
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 19; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 20, 2014
Admission: $$7 includes parking, some activities cost extra; $79 per night for tipi camping.

Tipis, canoes, horses, and  cowboys are just a few of the genuine western attractions  you can see and experience. Visitors will see and experience everything from cultural dances with American Indians in handmade full regalia to cowboys performing shootouts on horses and bank robberies. Annie Oakley, KG and the Ranger and the Whip Guy are just a few of the performers. Pioneers, Mountain Men, blacksmiths, and an authentic log cabin round out the event. Visitors can camp in an authentic tipi while enjoying the festivities. Merchants with western wares and food vendors will also be on hand. A full hearty breakfast will be served Sunday at the Lorado Taft Field Campus and a 5k River Run will also be held Sunday.


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