Parks & Recreation

The state park offers a variety of recreational facilities in a 53-acre park on the south bank of the Rock River. Coon Creek flows through the park, feeding into the Rock River, creating a natural fish habitat. The park features a shaded recreation/picnic area, camping (with electrical hookups, dump station, restrooms and showers), boat launch, playground equipment, picnic shelters, horseshoe courts and a hiking trail.

Prophetstown Park District

The park district maintains an indoor, Olympic-size swimming pool and offers a full schedule of swim lessons, lap swims, exercise classes and open swims. Pool may be reserved for private parties. Summer activities include a coed volleyball league, youth baseball program and adult softball league. Available at a new and fully equipped recreation center are fitness equipment, indoor basketball and volleyball courts, and an indoor walking track.

Prophet Hills Golf Course

Prophet Hills is a beautiful 9 hole golf course located just south of Prophetstown on Route 78. The challenging design, rolling hills, and meticulously groomed course gives players of all abilities an enjoyable round of play. Open to the public, our country atmosphere is casual and welcoming for everyday play, social functions, and tournaments; our customer service is hometown friendly. Our clubhouse features Par and Grill with the best homemade food in Northern Illinois. Come play and see why folks make this course a part of their weekly rounds.