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Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area

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About

State Park

The Shabbona Lake SRA campground has available 150 Class A Premium campsites, with 90 campsites available for advanced reservation through www.reserveamerica.com. Additionally, 60 campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. All sites have electricity, picnic table, fire rings, and…

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Access

  • Drive-In
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  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Cabins

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Big Rig Friendly

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31 Reviews

Stuart K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2023

Wooded Oasis in The Midst of Corn Patches

If you find yourself out in these parts near Shabbona in north central Illinois it is because of either one of two reasons - you are incredibly lost and stumbled across this hidden natural preserve gem by accident OR you are incredibly knowledgeable already or resourceful.  Whatever drew you to…

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Vladimir M.
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2023

Pontoon Heaven

Our stay here was a great experience. The town of Shabbona has a population of 900, and you get that homely good-natured feel while being there as well. We had breakfast at Shabbona Cafe in town, and we received a great portion and oh so good as well. While leaving on the last day at the BP gas…

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Inez W.
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2022

Beautiful and relaxing

Stayed for 14 days. The weekends were fuller but still pretty quiet. During the week there were just enough people for it not to feel creepily lonely. The lake was beautiful and we hiked a few of the trails that go near/around it. I liked that it was a no-wake lake. It didn't have that crazy motor…

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Location

Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area is located in Illinois

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Directions

Shabbona Lake State Park is easily accessible from the Chicago area via I-88. Take I-88 west to the Sugar Grove exit, which is approximately 2.5 miles west of the Aurora Toll Booth. Take US 30 west from Sugar Grove approximately 22 miles to Shabbona. Visitors from the Northeast or Southeast, take IL 47 to US 30 west to Shabbona. Visitors from the Southwest or Northwest, take I-39 to to US 30 (exit 87). Directional signs are on the exit ramps. Take US 30 east 7 miles to Shabbona. From the DeKalb area, take IL Rt 23 south to US 30, then take US 30 west to Shabbona. Signs in Shabbona will direct you to the park. The park entrance is on Preserve Road, approximately 1/2 mile south of Shabbona. Signs in Shabbona will direct you to the park.

Address

4201 Shabbona Grove Rd
Shabbona, IL 60550

Coordinates

41.757180521438755 N
88.8698170890849 W

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