815 Outside is the area’s comprehensive resource for outdoor recreation; inviting residents and visitors of all walks of life to connect with Winnebago County’s natural areas in fun, new ways and develop healthy lifestyle habits.
- Empower people to explore local green spaces by prioritizing accessibility to nature
- Advance public outdoor recreation participation by connecting people with local outdoor and environmental organizations
- Support healthy living in the 815 region with outdoor events, challenges, and ideas
815 Outside was born out of the idea that Winnebago County has almost 20,000 acres of green space between forest preserves, parks and land trust properties, many of which are underutilized. Click on the images below to learn about the organizations that make up 815 Outside!