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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 and more.

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.



The second  Yeti Trail Race for the season  is scheduled for Saturday 6 January at Lowell Park!



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

During  January and February the gate opens at 8 am and closes at 5 pm. In case of snow, the gate will be held until snowplowing is completed.

ROADS ARE NOW CLOSED TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC IN LOWELL PARK. The parking lot is open when the gate is open. BUT IF WEATHER ALLOWS, the roads will be re-opened for your pleasure. Staff will monitor weather and road conditions daily.

Lowell Park is open to non-motorized visitors from 5 am until 11 pm daily.

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. The December Board meeting is the second Wednesday of the month.
  • Agendas, Minutes, and Financials posted on this web page.



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