Camping Master Plan

A group of girls camping in the Forest Preserves

Camping is now available! Click here to learn more.


The Camping Master Plan outlines a variety of offerings to serve youth, families, groups and individuals of all ages, interests and backgrounds.


The plan emphasizes primitive camping and envisions a series of related yet diverse camping experiences built by reinvesting in and revitalizing existing camps, creating new camping destinations, and developing special event campsites near nature centers.


Click here to download the complete plan (PDF).

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