Freeport Park District

Oakdale Nature Preserve

4433 S. Cranes Grove Rd.

Located in some of the most beautiful country in Northern Illinois is one of the Freeport Park District’s hidden gems, Oakdale Nature Preserve. Located three miles south of Freeport on Baileyville Road, Oakdale Nature Preserve offers 133 acres of forests, streams and restored prairies. Over four miles of trails wind through the Preserve as well as a 1/3-mile hard-packed accessible trail.  Oakdale Nature Preserve is open daily from dawn to 10:30 PM.  Click Here for a map of the Oakdale Nature Preserve.