The Dixon Park District is host to some great historic places such as Lowell Park where Ronald Reagan worked as a lifeguard during his summers in Dixon. See more on their site.
Lowell Park Trail-way runs from Washington Avenue to Historic Lowell Park in Dixon, Illinois. It is a 3.5 mile paved multipurpose trail enjoyed year round by many.
The year 1922 saw the opening of the new Dixon Theatre, which was thought to be one of the Midwest most beautiful “show houses.” Visitors may now again enjoy the results of the extensive restoration, done through the efforts of volunteers and with community support. This historic site has become a showcase for the performing arts and is also available for rental.
Fine Art America can be found at The Next Picture Show, featuring exhibits by local, regional and national artists. Shows run from four to six weeks, depending on the theme of the show. Main floor – featured artists. Lower level gallery – student artwork displays. Call the gallery or check the website for current and upcoming shows.
Woodcote is a six-bedroom cottage in Lowell Park, located in Dixon, Illinois. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, flatware, drink-ware, pots and pans, utensils, two refrigerators/freezers, stove/oven, microwave, coffee maker, toaster. There are two full baths with showers and a half-bath on the first level. There are two working fireplaces supplied with firewood. There is a Great Room that includes a stone fireplace, four banquet tables and accompanying chairs. Outside, there is a campfire site and a grill.