Below are a few notes before you visit the pages on the right navigation bar.
Generally, throughout the state, camping is available year round weather permitting
As long as buildings, water and electrical service are available, regardless of the date, the regular camping fee will apply.When cold weather requires closing down buildings and shutting off water in Class AA,A, A-P, B/S or B/S-P campgrounds, the fee shall be reduced commensurate with the services and facilities available for use.
Please call ahead for available amenities especially for Class AA, A, A-P, B/S, B/S-P and C camping.
What is a "Premium Campground"? A designated camping facility that has a preponderant history of consistently operating at capacity. The following sites have been designated as Premium Campgrounds:Chain O'Lakes State Park,Illinois Beach State Park, Kankakee River State Park,Rock Cut State Park,Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area, Starved Rock State Park