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

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Camping Fees

Not all lodging options are available at each campsite. Visit each campsite’s page to see site-specific lodging options and their respective fees. Fees effective as of January 1, 2017.

Non-profits, individual veterans and veteran organizations qualify for a 50% discount for all cabin and bunkhouse reservations for use Sunday through Thursday night; and qualify for a reduced rate of 50% on stated tent or RV non-electric fees, anytime. Register by calling 855-YES-CAMP or in person to receive the reduced rate.

 

Bullfrog Lake, Reinberg & Sullivan

April – October (Thursday – Saturday Nights)
TYPE CAPACITY COOK COUNTY RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT
Tent Campsite 6 $35/night $45/night
Tent or RV Campsite (With Electricity) 6 $50/night $60/night
Small Cabin* 8 $80/night $90/night
Large Cabin* 10 $125/night $135/night
Small Bunkhouse* 16 $165/night $175/night
Large Bunkhouse* 36 $250/night $260/night
Organized Group Campsite 30-60 $20/tent/night $30/tent/night
*Cabin/bunkhouse rentals include a $100 refundable deposit due at time of reservation
April – October (Sunday – Wednesday Nights)
TYPE CAPACITY COOK COUNTY RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT
Tent Campsite 6 $30/night $40/night
Tent or RV Campsite (With Electricity) 6 $35/night $45/night
Small Cabin* 8 $50/night $60/night
Large Cabin* 10 $100/night $110/night
Small Bunkhouse* 16 $115/night $125/night
Large Bunkhouse* 36 $150/night $160/night
Organized Group Campsite 30-60 $20/tent/night $30/tent/night
*Cabin/bunkhouse rentals include a $100 refundable deposit due at time of reservation
November – March (All Nights)
TYPE CAPACITY COOK COUNTY RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT
Tent Campsite 6 $20/night $30/night
Tent or RV Campsite (With Electricity) 6 $25/night $35/night
Small Cabin* 8 $40/night $50/night
Large Cabin* 10 $100/night $110/night
Small Bunkhouse* 16 $115/night $125/night
Large Bunkhouse* 36 $150/night $160/night
Organized Group Campsite 30-60 $20/tent/night $30/tent/night
*Cabin/bunkhouse rentals include a $100 refundable deposit due at time of reservation

Dan Beard & Shabbona Woods

April – October (Thursday – Saturday Nights)
TYPE CAPACITY COOK COUNTY RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT
Tent Campsite 6 $35/night $45/night
Small Cabin* 8 $80/night $90/night
Large Cabin* 10 $100/night $110/night
Organized Group Campsite 30-60 $20/tent/night $30/tent/night
*Cabin/bunkhouse rentals include a $100 refundable deposit due at time of reservation
April – October (Sunday – Wednesday Nights)
TYPE CAPACITY COOK COUNTY RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT
Tent Campsite 6 $30/night $40/night
Small Cabin* 8 $50/night $60/night
Large Cabin* 10 $85/night $95/night
Organized Group Campsite 30-60 $20/tent/night $30/tent/night
*Cabin/bunkhouse rentals include a $100 refundable deposit due at time of reservation
November – March (All Nights)**
TYPE CAPACITY COOK COUNTY RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT
Tent Campsite 6 $20/night $30/night
Small Cabin* 8 $40/night $50/night
Large Cabin* 10 $85/night $95/night
Organized Group Campsite 30-60 $20/tent/night $30/tent/night
*Cabin/bunkhouse rentals include a $100 refundable deposit due at time of reservation
**Camp Shabbona Woods is closed November 1 – March 31

Gear Rental

“Instant Camper” Gear Rental Fees
1 NIGHT 2 NIGHTS 3 NIGHTS 4 NIGHTS 5 NIGHTS 6 NIGHTS
One-Camper Package $70 $80 $90 $100 $110 $120
Two-Camper Package $112 $122 $132 $142 $152 $162
Four-Camper Package $177 $187 $197 $207 $217 $227

 

Individual Item Gear Rental Fees
Tent (Capacity: 1) $20/night Flashlight $5/night
Tent (Capacity: 2) $27/night Portable Chair $10/night
Tent (Capacity: 4) $42/night Binoculars $10/night
Sleeping bag $20/night

Full Campground Rental

Full campground rental includes exclusive use of all campsites, pavilions, dining halls and activity areas (as applicable based on campground). Applications accepted starting Oct. 16 for the following year. Reservations must be made at the campground at least 10 business days in advance. Exclusive use of campgrounds is permitted Sunday through Thursday year-round, limited dates are available for Friday and Saturday.

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Cook County Residents & Businesses
Jun – Aug Sep – May
Campground Capacity Deposit Thursday – Saturday Sunday – Wednesday All Days
Bullfrog Lake 340 TBD $4,500/day $3,700/day $3,000/day
Dan Beard 248 TBD $2,500/day $1,700/day $1,000/day
Reinberg 205 TBD $4,000/day $3,200/day $2,500/day
Shabbona 159 TBD $2,500/day $1,700/day $1,000/day
Sullivan 314 TBD $6,000/day $5,200/day $4,500/day

 

NON-Cook County Residents & Businesses
Jun – Aug Sep- May
Campground Capacity Deposit Thursday – Saturday Sunday – Wednesday All Days
Bullfrog Lake 340 TBD $5,000/day $4,200/day $3,500/day
Dan Beard 248 TBD $3,000/day $2,200/day $1,500/day
Reinberg 205 TBD $4,500/day $3,700/day $3,000/day
Shabbona 159 TBD $3,000/day $2,200/day $1,500/day
Sullivan 314 TBD $6,500/day $5,700/day $5,000/day

Campground Facility Rental

Book by calling 855-YES-CAMP or visiting a campground in person.

Cook County Residents & Businesses
Facility Capacity Deposit Fri – Sun Mon – Thu Details
Camp Reinberg Dining Hall 103 TBD $75/hour $50/hour Tables, chairs, kitchen with stove & refrigerator
Camp Sullivan Barn Upper Level 109 TBD $75/hour $50/hour Tables, chairs, kitchen. Does NOT include use of climbing wall
Camp Sullivan Barn Climbing Wall & Upper Level* 40 (20 climbers) TBD $350/hour $310/hour Two hours of staff-led climbing. Tables, chairs, kitchen.
80 (21-40 climbers) TBD $430/hour $390/hour Two hours of staff-led climbing. Tables, chairs, kitchen.
*Discounts available for combining with overnight camping. Call for details.

 

NON-Cook County Residents & Businesses
Facility Capacity Deposit Fri – Sun Mon – Thu Details
Camp Reinberg Dining Hall 103 TBD $95/hour $70/hour Tables, chairs, kitchen with stove & refrigerator
Camp Sullivan Barn Upper Level 109 TBD $95/hour $70/hour Tables, chairs, kitchen. Does NOT include use of climbing wall
Camp Sullivan Barn Climbing Wall & Upper Level* 40 (20 climbers) TBD $420/hour $360/hour Two hours of staff-led climbing. Tables, chairs, kitchen.
80 (21-40 climbers) TBD $500/hour $440/hour Two hours of staff-led climbing. Tables, chairs, kitchen.
*Discounts available for combining with overnight camping. Call for details.

Happy Camper Loyalty Pass

Collect 10 Punches and Get One Night Free!

Earn two punches for Sunday-Wednesday nights and one punch for Thursday to Saturday nights. Get your punch card at any Forest Preserves campground. Call 855-YES-CAMP for more details.

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