If you are new to camping, or just looking for someplace new, here is a list of some of our favorite local campgrounds. If you have any recommendations for this list, please let us know!

  • Pine View Campgrounds in Amboy, IL
  • Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Chicago in Millbrook, IL
  • Big Rock Campground at 46W524 Jericho Rd in Big Rock, IL
  • Green River Oaks Campground in Amboy, IL
  • Hi-Tide Recreation in Leland, IL
  • Illinois Campground Association
  • Lake Ladonna in Oregon, IL
  • Mendota Hills Campground in Amboy, IL
  • O’Connell’s Yogi Bear Jellystone in Amboy, IL
  • Palace Campgrounds in Galena, IL
  • Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area in Shabbona, IL
  • Sunset Lakes Resort in Hillsdale, IL
  • Sycamore RV Resort in Sycamore, IL
  • Woodhaven Lakes in Sublette, IL
  • Bayou Bluffs – 9604 E 2350 N Rd, Cornell, IL 61319
  • Boondocks – 1 Dupont Rd, Seneca, IL 61360
  • Burnidge Forest Preserve/ Paul Wolff – 38W235 Big Timber Rd, Elgin, IL 60124
  • Camping Islands – 8195 IL-2, Dixon, IL 61021
  • Canton Lakes Campground – 25495 N Lakeshore Dr, Canton, IL 61520
  • Chicago Northwest KOA – 8404 S Union Rd, Union, IL 60180
  • Condit’s Ranch – Log Cabin Hill Rd, Putnam, IL 61560
  • Cozy Corners Campground – 805 N 25th Rd, Oglesby, IL 6134
  • Enchanted Shores – 11018 W Wilmington Rd, Peotone, IL 60468
  • Fish Lake Beach Camping Resort – 32223 North Us Hwy 12, Volo, IL 60073
  • Fossil Rock Recreation Area – 24615 Stripmine Rd, Wilmington, IL 60481
  • Four Star Campground – 2776 E 2625th Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341
  • Fox River Recreation – 27884 IL-173, Antioch, IL 60002
  • Glenwood Campground – 551 Wilson St, Marseilles, IL 61341
  • Grass Lake Marina and RV Park – 26250 W Heart O Lakes Blvd, Antioch, IL 60002
  • Great Oaks Camp – 1380 County Rd 900 N
  • Grundy County Rod & Gun Club – 6817 Gun Club Rd, Morris, IL 60450
  • Hansen’s Hideaway – 2936 S Harmony Rd, Oregon, IL 61061
  • Hickory Grove Campground – 7478 1745 N Ave, Sheffield, IL 61361
  • Hickory Hill Campground – 973 County Rd 2250 E, Secor, IL 61771
  • Hickory Hills Rod and Gun Club – 13710 Essington Rd, Plainfield, IL 60544
  • Hickory Hollow Campground – 757 N 3029th Rd, North Utica, IL 61373
  • Hide-A-Way Lakes – 8045 Van Emmon Rd, Yorkville, IL 60560
  • Holiday Acres Camping Resort – 7050 Epworth Rd, Garden Prairie, IL 61038
  • Inland Harbor Marina – 38816 N Broadway Ave, Antioch, IL 60002
  • Island On the Chain Inc – 38600 N Lakeside Pl, Antioch, IL 60002
  • Kamp Komfort – 21408 County Rd 600 E, Carlock, IL 61725
  • Kankakee South KOA – 425 East 6000 South Road, Chebanse, IL 60922
  • Katchewan Lakes Campground – 2002 Barr St, Streator, IL 61364
  • KOA – 756 N 3150th Rd, North Utica, IL 61373
  • Lake Louise – 8840 IL-2, Byron, IL 61010
  • Lehman’s Lakeside RV Resort – 19609 Harmony Rd, Marengo, IL 60152
  • Leisure Lake Membership Resort – 21900 SW Frontage Rd, Joliet, IL 60404
  • Mallard Bend Campground – 2838 N 4351st Rd, Sheridan, IL 60551
  • Maple Leaf Park – 1318 US-34, Earlville, IL 60518
  • Martin Campground – 2303 New Lenox Rd, Joliet, IL 60433
  • Paradise Park – 11122 Station St, Garden Prairie, IL 61038
  • Pearl Lake – 1220 Dearborn Ave, South Beloit, IL 61080
  • Pine Country RV Resort & Campground – 5710 Shattuck Rd, Belvidere, IL 61008
  • River Road Camping – 3922 N River Rd, Oregon, IL 61061
  • Rod Radnor & Gun Club – 5811 W Club Rd, Dunlap, IL 61525
  • Rolling Oaks Campground – 2743 N 4251st Rd, Sheridan, IL 60551
  • Sheridan Rod & Gun Club – 4155 E 2603rd Rd, Sheridan, IL 60551
  • Spring Lake Marina – 25125 W Grass Lake Rd, Antioch, IL 60002
  • St. Charles Sportsmen’s Club – 44W471 W Keslinger Rd, Elburn, IL 60119
  • Starved Rock State Park Campground – 2668 E 875th Rd, Oglesby, IL 61348
  • Steitz’s – 25400 W Bluff Ln, Antioch, IL 60002
  • Sugar Shores – 9938 W Winslow Rd, Durand, IL 61024
  • Troll Hollow Campground – 2265 N 2453rd Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341
  • Walcamp – 32653 E Five Points Rd, Kingston, IL 60145
  • White Oak Campground – Rt. 178 Deer Park Township, North Utica, IL 61373
  • Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park – 8574 Millbrook Rd, Newark, IL 60541

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