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

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 (855-937-2267) 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
  • Features:
    • 10′ x 10′ mulched tent pad with timber edge
    • Picnic table
    • Fire ring with grate
  • Accessibility: Tent campsites #6 and #7 feature accessible parking, path of travel to and around the campsite, raised fire pit and accessible picnic table. Campground features accessible bathroom/shower building with a roll-in shower with a bench as well as an accessible changing area with a bench.

Most tent campsites 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)
$37/night$47/night
April – October
(Sun – Wed Nights)
$32/night$42/night
November – March
(All Nights)
Campground closedCampground closed

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
  • Accessibility: Small cabins #2 and #3 feature accessible parking, path of travel to cabin, raised fire pit and accessible picnic table. Campground features accessible bathroom/shower building with a roll-in shower with a bench as well as an accessible changing area with a bench.

Small cabins are not heated or air-conditioned.

Small Cabin Rates
Reservation DateCook County ResidentNon-Resident
April – October
(Thu – Sat Nights)
$84/night$95/night
April – October
(Sun – Wed Nights)
$54/night$63/night
November – March
(All Nights)
Campground closedCampground closed

Organized Group Campsite

  • Capacity: 40 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$22/tent/night$32/tent/night

Organized Group Campsites must be booked in person or by phone at 855-YES-CAMP (855-937-2267).


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
Monday – Wednesday$1,783/day$2,307/day
Thursday – Saturday$2,622/day$3,147/day
Sunday$1,068/day$1,574/day

Accessible Campsites & Amenities

Accessible campsites are designed for campers with disabilities. Please only book an accessible campsite if you need it or all other campsites are booked. Camp Shabbona Woods features:

  • Accessible tent campsites (campsites #6 & #7) with accessible parking, path of travel to and around the campsite, raised fire pit and accessible picnic table.
  • Accessible small cabins (cabins #2 & #3) with accessible parking, path of travel to cabin, raised fire pit and accessible picnic table.
  • Accessible bathroom/shower building with a roll-in shower with a bench as well as an accessible changing area with a bench.

Events & Programs

We offer weekend programs for registered campers at Camp Shabbona Woods between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. Please register in advance for weekend programs.

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 Public Events