Matthiessen State Park

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Park Rule: On Leash
Restroom: Yes
Park Size: Large
Small Dog Area: No
Fee: None
Description
Matthiessen State Park sits in the fabulous central LaSalle County, and it is a favorite spot in the Illinois area for fun, adventure, and pure bliss. This state park has many natural rock formations, which makes it a famous region for those that are interested in geology. You will also find abundant amounts of vegetation and wildlife in this park. 

When you come to visit this state park, you will find many different types of amenities that are available for your enjoyment. You will have availability for hiking, camping, cross-country skiing, fishing, geocaching, hunting, mountain biking, horseback riding, archery, and photography. 

You will also find an equestrian campsite that sits in between Route 71 and the Dells Area entrance. Dogs can also come and visit this state park, but they must remain on a six-foot-long leash during their entire stay. During your stay, you must follow the rules and regulations that are enforced by the region. 

Dogs must be licensed, tagged, and vaccinated before they can enter the park, and female pooches in heat and young pups under four months old must remain back at home. Dogs must be well-mannered before they come to this park as they do not tolerate any aggressive behavior, and humans must clean up and watch over their dogs while they are here. 

Pet parents should also bring water and dog bags for all of their fun adventures in the Matthiessen State Park. If you wish to camp, you must schedule a reservation. Reservations can be made on the park's main website or in the Matthiessen State Park's main office. 

Overall, Matthiessen State Park is a marvelous place to visit with your family, your friends, and your favorite dog. If you are looking for an adventure park, this one will fulfill all of your recreational needs, so come on down today to check it out. You will have a great time. 

Address
2500 Illinois Route 178
Oglesby, IL 61348
Hours
Mon 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tue 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wed 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thu 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sun 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Address
2500 Illinois Route 178
Oglesby, IL 61348
Hours
Mon 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tue 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wed 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thu 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sun 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM