#CampInCook

Keep in touch for announcements, special deals and more:

camping gear

No Gear?
No Problem!

Gear is available for rent or purchase at all Forest Preserves of Cook County campgrounds.

View Options
camping gear

Collect 10 Punches & Get One Night Free!

Get your punch card at any Forest Preserves campground. Call 855-YES-CAMP for more details.

More Information

Camp Reinberg

Address: 1801 N Quentin Rd, Palatine, IL 60074 (map)
Phone: 312-636-9750
Email: info@cookcountycamping.com
Availability: Open year-round—closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day
Lodging OptionsSite MapReservation Options

Set in the oak woods of historic Deer Grove, Camp Reinberg has long been a favorite destination for organized groups. With a range of new accommodations, from tent sites to heated year-round cabins, as well as a renovated dining hall and outdoor gathering areas, Reinberg is perfect for a group event or a private getaway. During the day, enjoy the nature trails of Deer Grove East and West or visit nearby Crabtree Nature Preserve. At night, settle in for campfires and stars.

Amenities:

  • Gear Rental
  • Free Programs
  • Nature Trails
  • Bike Rental
  • Outdoor Group Spaces
  • Nature Play Space
  • Snack and Concession Shop
  • Dining Hall
  • Restrooms and Showers

Lodging Options

Tent Campsite

Capacity: 6 people | Availability: 13 sites

Surrounded by nature, tent sites include a tent pad with timber edge, picnic table and fire ring with grate. Tent pad accommodates a 10′ x 10′ tent, which sleeps six. (Tent not included; tents available for rental or purchase.) Most tent sites require campers to park in the main lot and hike in a short distance.

Reservation Date Cook County Resident Non-Resident
April – October
(Thu. – Sat. Nights)
$35 $45
April – October
(Sun. – Wed. Nights)
$30/night $40/night
November – March
(All Nights)
$20/night $30/night

RV/Tent Campsite (With Electricity)

Capacity: 6 people | Availability: 5 sites

With a 12′ x 24′ gravel parking space and gravel tent pad with timber edge, this site accommodates RVs (maximum 40′) or tent camping, and allows campers to pull their vehicle up to the site. Electric service provided, as well as picnic table and fire ring with grate. Each RV site has a dumping station.

Reservation Date Cook County Resident Non-Resident
April – October
(Thu – Sat Nights)
$50/night $60/night
April – October
(Sun – Wed Nights)
$35/night $45/night
November – March
(All Nights)
$25/night $35/night

Large Cabin

Capacity: 10 people | Availability: 4 cabins

A heated and air-conditioned year-round cabin for ten people. With bunk beds for eight and a separate room with two single beds, it’s perfect for a small youth group with two adult leaders, a family or a group of friends. Also includes ceiling fans, a private ADA restroom with toilet and shower, a hallway with two sinks, a porch, a picnic table and a fire ring with grate.

Reservation Date Cook County Resident Non-Resident
April – October
(Thu – Sat Nights)
$125/night $135/night
April – October
(Sun – Wed Nights)
$100/night $110/night
November – March
(All Nights)
$100/night $110/night
*Cabin rentals include a $100 refundable deposit due at time of reservation

Small Cabin

Capacity: 8 people | Availability: 4 Cabins

A simple three-season (spring through fall) cabin that accommodates eight people on bunk beds. Includes ceiling fan and porch, as well as picnic table and fire ring with grate.

Reservation Date Cook County Resident Non-Resident
April – October
(Thu – Sat Nights)
$80/night $90/night
April – October
(Sun – Wed Nights)
$50/night $60/night
November – March
(All Nights)
Not available Not available
*Cabin rentals include a $100 refundable deposit due at time of reservation
organized group campsite layout

Organized Group Campsite

Capacity: 25 people | Availability: 1 Site

A designated open field that can be reserved for organized groups’ tents and activities. Includes a picnic table and fire ring with grate. Reservations not available online. Click here for reservation options.

Reservation Date Cook County Resident Non-Resident
Year-round $20/tent/night $30/tent/night

Programs

Every weekend from Memorial Day to Labor Day, Forest Preserves staff lead free programs open to all registered campers, including:

  • Friday and Saturday night campfires
  • Special Friday and Saturday evening programs
  • Saturday afternoon activities and hikes
  • Camping skill demonstrations

We also offer regularly scheduled programs including Camping 101 workshops, staff-led Family Campouts and even a comprehensive Camping Leadership Immersion Course (CLIC) for leaders of organized groups. Read more about our camping programs here.

Each campground will also have a limited number of Camping Adventure Backpacks available for free check-out, that include binoculars, field guides, a compass, activity sheets and other aids to nature exploration.

Events List Navigation

July 2017
SeriesWed, Jul 26 • 5 PM
Free

Camping 101

Camp Reinberg, Palatine
August 2017
SeriesSat, Aug 12 - Sun, Aug 13
$75

Family Campout

Camp Reinberg, Palatine
+ Export Listed Events
Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County