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Camp Sullivan

Address: 14630 Oak Park Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452 (map)
Phone: 312-636-0041
Email: info@cookcountycamping.com
Availability: Open year-round—closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day
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An iconic red barn greets visitors to Camp Sullivan, where large groups can rent bunkhouses and families will soon be able to enjoy tent camping tucked within the beautiful 612-acre Tinley Creek Woods. With access to more than 13 miles of trails, Camp Sullivan is a perfect destination for nature exploration and group gatherings. Even the barn, with a climbing wall and other adventures, will be a hub of activity.

Climbing Wall Now Open!camping-sullivan-climbing-wall Registered campers can give our indoor climbing wall a try. This 28-foot wall comes complete with an auto-belay system and certified facilitators. Individuals under 18 years old must have a parent or guardian fill out a waiver for participation. Reserve a climbing time-slot upon check-in (hours vary). Contact Camp Sullivan at 312-636-0041 for more information. Download waiver.

Amenities:

  • Gear Rental
  • Free Programs
  • Nature Trails
  • Outdoor Group Areas
  • Activity Barn/Climbing Wall
  • Camp Store
  • Restrooms and Showers

Nearby:

  • Tinley Creek Bicycle Trail (PDF map)
  • Turtlehead Lake
  • Arrowhead Lake

Lodging Options

Tent Campsite

Capacity: 6 people | Availability: 15 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: 10 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. RV site does not have 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 Bunkhouse

Capacity: 36 people | Availability: 2 bunkhouses

Sleeps 36 people–perfect for very large groups! Features two main sleeping areas, a gathering area, kitchen, ADA bathrooms with toilets and showers, ceiling fans, a picnic table and a fire ring with grate.

Reservation Date Cook County Resident Non-Resident
April – October
(Thu – Sat Nights)
$200/night $210/night
April – October
(Sun – Wed Nights)
$100/night $110/night
November – March
(All Nights)
$90/night $100/night
*Bunkhouse rentals include a $100 refundable deposit due at check-in

Small Bunkhouse

Capacity: 16 people | Availability: 1 bunkhouse

Sleeps 16 people—great for groups! Includes a restroom, kitchenette and group gathering area. Also includes a picnic table and fire ring with grate.

Reservation Date Cook County Resident Non-Resident
April – October
(Thu – Sat Nights)
$140/night $150/night
April – October
(Sun – Wed Nights)
$90/night $100/night
November – March
(All Nights)
$75/night $85/night
*Bunkhouse rentals include a $100 refundable deposit due at check-in

Small Cabin

Capacity: 8 people | Availability: 8 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)
$40/night $50/night
*Cabin rentals include a $100 refundable deposit due at check-in

Programs

Every weekend during peak season (April through October), 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.

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August 2016
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Fri, Aug 19 - Sat, Aug 20 • 5 PM
Free

Family Campout

Camp Sullivan, Oak Forest
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Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County