Spend a night in nature! We offer camping opportunities for groups and individuals. The District has five group campgrounds located throughout the county, one over night cyclist camping location, and one campground for individuals and families which accommodates both tents and RVs. 

Group Camping    

 Campgrounds are open 1st Friday in April to last Sunday in November.
Group Campgrounds are limited to 10 or less and offered as exclusive use of the site for your individual family at discounted prices.    Group Camping Special Discount:   $25 R/$50/Non Resident per night - Limited to 10 individuals or less only until further notice. $10/$20 per night holiday surcharge (July 3-5 and Labor Day Weekend)

Individual Camping

Thomas Woods  is now CLOSED   (reopens for Winter Camping Dec. 1 - see below)
Camping Season:  May 1 – October 25, 2020 Weekends Only
SPECIAL 2020 NOTICE Site availability is limited as camp sites will be well spaced apart to allow for social and physical distancing.


December 1–March 31
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Thomas Woods, Marengo Ridge
2411 N. IL Route 23, Marengo
Group or Exclusive Use of Campground  (1-100 people)  Limited to 10 individuals or less until further notice.
2020-2021 Special Discount Applies:   $25 R/$50/Non Resident per night - 
Fees: $55 Residents / $90 Non-Residents

 Enjoy the solace of the winter woods. Sleep under crisp, star-filled skis, hike the trails, follow animal tracks, bring your cross-country skis or snow shoes and stoke the campfire as you enjoy a steaming cup of hot chocolate amidst the quiet, peaceful surroundings.