Campground Season: May 5–October 29, 2017
Open Friday & Saturday Nights only. (Except Holiday Weekends*.)
Reserve Online: You will need to create an account if you do not already have one.
Online Reservations are taken 48 hours in advance. Be sure to change the Nights to equal the number of nights you wish to camp. You cannot simply change the From and To date, you must change the number of nights, if it is greater than 1.
Reserve by phone: Phone Reservations will cease on Wednesday at noon for the upcoming weekend. After Wednesday afternoon, sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. CALL (815) 338-6223. Phone reservations made more than two weeks in advance must be paid for within ten (10) working days of making the reservation. Phone reservations made less than two weeks in advance may be paid for on-site with cash or check only.
Reserve by e-mail: Reservations are taken until Wednesday at noon for the upcoming weekend. E-mail email@example.com. Include your name, address, phone number, dates, arrival/departure times and site you are interested. Please include an alternate site in case your first choice is not available. Reservations made more than two weeks in advance must be paid for within ten (10) working days of making the reservation. Phone reservations made less than two weeks in advance may be paid for on-site with cash or check only.
Reservations on Site: If space is available, Thomas Woods Campers are welcome to make reservations upon arrival with the camp Campground Host (first-come, first-served).
Payment on Site: Cash or Check only. Sorry No Credit Cards Accepted.
Non-Electric Site: $12 Residents / $18 Non-Residents
Electric RV Only Site: $22 Residents / $33 Non-Residents
Holiday weekend surcharge: $2 Residents; $5 Non-Residents
NOTE: NO OUTSIDE FIREWOOD. Firewood can be purchased for $5 a bundle (approx. 10 pieces).
Additional Fees: All reservations subject to a $2 administrative fee. A $100 cleaning fee will be charged for shelters/campsites damaged or left with excessive litter.
Cancellations: Cancellations up to two weeks prior your reservation will receive a 90% refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellations less than two weeks from reservation.
|* 2017 Holiday Weekend Schedule & Surcharge Dates:|
|Memorial Day Weekend||Friday, May 26–Monday, May 29|
|July 4th Weekend||Friday, June 30-Tuesday, July 4|
|Labor Day Weekend||Friday, Sept. 1–Monday, Sept. 4|
Thomas Woods in
Marengo Ridge Conservation Area
3100 N. Route 23, Marengo
April 28 – October 29, 2017
Check-in no later than 7:00 p.m.
Check-out by 12:00 p.m.
RESERVE by calling
(815) 338-6223 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: NO OUTSIDE FIREWOOD
Firewood can be purchased from the host
for $5.00 per crate = approx. 10 pieces.
Overnight Cyclist Camping
North Branch Conservation Area, Richmond
Cyclists out on long-distance trips have the option to tent camp overnight. One night only. $10 per tent.
Reservation Procedures & Guidelines
Call at least 7 days in Advance:
Brookdale Administrative Offices
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.
Cyclists Camping Guidelines:
All cyclists must arrive prior to sunset.
Camping gear packed up by 9 a.m.
Camping in designated area; capacity 7 tents.
No formal amenities.
No campfires. Cook stove permitted.