Camping Update: Shabbona Woods Now Open, Support Camping Programs

Camp Shabbona Woods welcomed its first campers Memorial Day Weekend, marking the return of individual and family camping to the Forest Preserves. Stay tuned throughout June and July—we will be announcing the openings of Camp Bullfrog Lake, Camp Dan Beard, Camp Reinberg and Camp Sullivan. Click here for more information on camping, , or check out recent news coverage of the new campgrounds:


Help Raise Funds for Camping Programs and Get 20% Columbia Gear


Columbia Sportswear is providing gear and funds to support the Forest Preserves’ Camping Leadership Immersion Course (CLIC), which trains group leaders to organize and lead camping and nature outings.


You can help Columbia raise more funds for our camping programs and get 20% off gear using a special coupon now through June 30.


Click here for printable coupon

Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County