Did You Know? FPCC Campgrounds Can Be Used For Retreats, Corporate Meetings

Planning a big event, and looking for a unique location to welcome guests? Consider the Forest Preserves of Cook County campgrounds! Did you know our campgrounds can be used for a variety of large events, including family reunions, corporate retreats and weddings?


Hosting a special event at a Forest Preserves campground offers numerous benefits. Event attendees can enjoy a peaceful and relaxing experience in nature. The Forest Preserves campgrounds are close to other amenities as well, including trails, Nature Centers and more. Event planners can also work with Forest Preserves’ staff on scheduling special programs such as camp fires, night hikes and more.


Check out some of the amenities available at the Forest Preserves campgrounds:


Camp Reinberg – Capacity 205

  • Outdoor gathering space
  • Direct access to Deer Grove Trail system
  • Full kitchen
  • Dining hall with meeting space


Camp Bullfrog Lake – Capacity 340

  • Situated on scenic Bullfrog Lake, with available canoe and kayak rental
  • Close proximity to mountain biking trails
  • Easy hikes to Maple Lake and Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
  • Three large outdoor pavilions


Camp Sullivan – Capacity 314

  • Remodeled activity barn with climbing wall* and meeting space
  • Full kitchen in three bunkhouses, and a warming kitchen in the barn
  • Large deck overlooking grounds
  • Near more than 13 miles of trails


Camp Dan Beard – Capacity 248

  • Two large organized group camping areas
  • One large cabin, five small cabins
  • Large outdoor pavilion
  • Beatty Cabin, which can be used as small meeting space


Camp Shabbona Woods – Capacity 159

  • Direct access to Sand Ridge Nature Center
  • Four small cabins
  • One large organized group campsite
  • Large pavilion with electricity


A full campground rental includes exclusive use of all campsites, pavilions, dining halls and activity areas (applicable based on campground). Interested in learning more? Call 855-YES-CAMP or email


*Climbing wall use available for a fee.

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