Gear Up & Head Out!

Rocktown Adventures is a specialty outdoor retailer and adventure club. We offer sales, rentals, lessons, guided trips, and related apparel for Kayaks, Canoes and Stand-Up Paddleboards in the summer and Nordic Skiing and Snowshoeing in the Winter. We also carry camping equipment, lifestyle apparel, and transportation equipment such as roof racks and trailers.

Our mission is to help you Gear Up and Head Out. We do this by providing the WHAT-HOW-WHERE…..WHAT is needed to do the activity, HOW to do the activity, and WHERE you can do the activity, all in a socially engaging setting. We carry top 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.

Aurora, IL
107 spruce St.
Aurora, IL 60506
630-506-5706
(Closed for winter, re-opening March 2015)

Rockford, IL
313 N. Madison Street
Rockford, IL 61103
815-636-9066
Tues-Fri: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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PaddleSports

From the water to the trail, Rocktown Adventures has what you need to Gear Up and Head Out. As the largest paddlesport dealer in Illinois, serving the Chicagoland area, Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin, we offer an extensive selection of paddlesport equipment, accessories, and apparel. Rocktown is more than paddlesports though as we also carry a wide range of products for camping, hiking, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing and lifestyle apparel. If you are looking to Gear Up and Head Out, Rocktown Adventures is your destination for outside recreation.

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The Hunt for Hidden Snow in Winnebago!

From:  Rick Barton, Outdoor Evangelist, Rocktown Adventures Hunt For The Last Patch Of Snow It’s the last week of January and I find myself looking for that last patch of snow. I need an XC skiing or snowshoeing fix. Now, I have been searching for this last patch every year...
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Jan 18 Intro to XC cancelled

Warm temps reeking havoc on ski trails so this morning’s Intro to XC class has been cancelled. Looking to still get your winter on? Lots of shaded trails/areas in the Forest Preserves of Winnebago county that will still be good for snowshoeing!...
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