Black Hawk State Historic Site is a 208 acre park managed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources that showcases the fascinating cultural history and diverse natural resources of the Quad Cities. Explore hiking trails along the Rock River and through the nature preserve. Discover the history of Black Hawk and the Sauk and Meskwaki people by visiting the John Hauberg Museum. Reserve the beautiful Watch Tower Lodge (built by the Civilian Conservation Corps) for your next big event.

restrooms closed

ATTENTION: Due to a water line break, the flush restrooms at the north end of Black Hawk State Historic Site will be closed until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.