Camp Shabbona Woods

pavilion and nature play area at Camp Shabbona Woods

Camp Shabbona Woods features small three-season cabins, mulch tent pads and a clearing for activities. Sand Ridge Nature Center is just a short stroll away through an oak woodland.

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Location & Things to Do

Camp Shabbona Woods

Entrance

15810 S Torrence Ave
South Holland, IL 60473

Phone

855-YES-CAMP

Things to Do & Amenities

  • Parking
  • Camping
  • Showers
  • Nature Play
  • Accessible Indoor Bathroom
  • Picnic Grove
    (with shelter)
  • Bike Rental

Hours

Apr - Oct: 24 hours a dayNov - Mar: Closed

Closures & Alerts


Nearby Locations

Explore these nearby locations during your stay:


Camping Options

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 in person or by calling 855-YES-CAMP to receive the reduced rate.


a tent campsite at Camp Shabbona Woods
A tent campsite at Camp Shabbona Woods.

Tent Campsite

  • Capacity: 6 people
  • Availability: 16 sites
  • Layout: Tent Campsite Layout (PDF)
  • Features:
    • 10′ x 10′ mulched tent pad with timber edge
    • Picnic table
    • Fire ring with grate

Most tent sites require campers to park in the main lot and walk a short distance.

Tent Campsite Rates
Reservation DateCook County ResidentNon-Resident
April – October
(Thu. – Sat. Nights)
$35/night$45/night
April – October
(Sun. – Wed. Nights)
$30/night$40/night

a small cabin at Camp Shabbona Woods
A small cabin at Camp Shabbona Woods.

Small Cabin

  • Capacity: 8 people
  • Availability: 4 cabins
  • Layout: Small Cabin Floorplan (PDF)
  • Refundable Deposit: $100
  • Features:
    • Bunk beds for eight people
    • Ceiling fan
    • Porch
    • Picnic table
    • Fire ring with grate

Small cabins are not heated or air-conditioned.

Small Cabin Rates
Reservation DateCook County ResidentNon-Resident
April – October
(Thu – Sat Nights)
$82/night$92/night
April – October
(Sun – Wed Nights)
$51/night$61/night

Organized Group Campsite

  • Capacity: 25 people
  • Availability: 1 site
  • Features:
    • Open field for tents and activities
    • Picnic table
    • Fire ring with grate
Organized Group Campsite Rates
Reservation DateCook County ResidentNon-Resident
Year-round$20/tent/night$30/tent/night

Organized Group Campsites must be booked in person or by phone (855-YES-CAMP).


Full Campground Rental

  • Capacity: 159 people
  • Availability: Sunday through Thursday year-round, limited dates are available for Friday and Saturday.
  • Features: Exclusive use of all campsites, public buildings and activity areas.
  • Refundable Deposit: $500

Applications accepted starting Oct. 16 for the following year. Reservations must be made at the campground at least 10 business days in advance.

Full Campground Rates
Reservation DateCook County ResidentNon-Resident
June – August
(Thu – Sat Nights)
$2,550/day$3,060/day
June – August
(Sun – Wed Nights)
$1,734/day$2,244/day
September – May
(All Nights)
$1,020/day$1,530/day

Events & 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

Each campground has 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.


Upcoming Events