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Dixon Park District

Dixon Park District

     Welcome to the official website of the Dixon Park District in Dixon, Illinois.  There is much to see and experience, including historic Lowell Park where Ronald Reagan worked as a lifeguard in his youth.  Discover hiking and biking trails, the Nature Center, golf driving range, splash pad, tennis courts, pickleball courts, basketball courts, soccer fields, hockey courts, baseball diamonds, Wooden Wonderland, even your dog has its own park. 

If you need staff outside office hours, please call the office number; there is a 24-hour staff number on the message to help you with an evening or weekend problem.


Haunted Halloween 5K Race

LATE REGISTRATION is $30 from 4 – 5:30 PM on Saturday

No guarantee of a shirt for late registration!

Packet pick-up on Friday Oct 20 from 9- noon and 1 – 4 PM or at the race site on Saturday from 4 – 5:30

YIKES! Register now for the scary, frightening, horrifying-fun-filled Haunted Halloween 5K Race and Walk at Lowell Park on 21 October at 6:07 PM

Click Here for Haunted 5K 2017 Registration Form



The third fun-filled Sauk Valley Bass Tournament will be held on Saturday October 21st. Register at the park office for some really great cash prizes!




                             Farmers Market

Every Wednesday and Saturday at Haymarket Square Park.

7 am until Noon.  Last Market for the Season is Saturday Oct 28 with plenty of pumpkins, gourds, squash, apples and new potatoes.


HEY! Check out the Go Do Lee County App!

Find out what other places and events in the area you can enjoy on the GO DO Lee County mobile application available on iPhone/iPad and Android. You will find museums, lodging, events and more in Lee County. Or you can visit Lee County Tourism’s website for even more information.




Open at 6 am.     –    Close at 9 pm.

Beginning October 1st,

the gate will open at 6 am and close at 7 pm.

Lowell Park is open to non-motorized visitors from

5 am until 11 pm daily.

Vehicle roads are open to traffic in Lowell Park.

Park Board Meetings
  • The public is encouraged to attend.  
  • Meetings are the third Wednesday of each month at 6 pm at the park office, 804 Palmyra Street, Dixon.  
  • Agendas, Minutes, and Financials posted on this web page.


See the CALENDAR page for more current events.


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