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MacQueen Forest Preserve

5 Reviews

About This Campground

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This 48-acre former Boy Scout camp still includes the dining hall lodge, three enclosed shelters with wood stoves, hiking /cross country trails and a dozen tent campsites. It is one of the most botanically rich and topographically varied forested preserves in our district. Showy Orchis, Glade…

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Access

  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Good
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Cabins

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

5 Reviews of MacQueen Forest Preserve

Ratings Breakdown

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Marcus D.
Reviewed May. 2, 2022

Nice park, very quiet

I stayed one night and I really enjoyed myself. There wasn't anyone there. I assume it's because it's early in the spring. It's very basic, just a fire pit and a picnic table at each spot. Self service check-in. You have to walk up to the sites. There's a wagon and a dolly to take your…

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Site8
Month of VisitMay
Nick C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2022

Winter camping trip 2022

Second time coming to this great local spot. This time i stayed in site #8. By far the best spot on the gounds. Great remote location over looking the river. Great time minus the winter squall that rolled threw our first night.

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Site#8
Month of VisitMarch
Nick C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2021

Great little gem

I hate to even tell people about this great spot. Spots are pretty spread out. Only sites 1,2,8 are forested the rest are around a large open field.

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Site#2
Month of VisitDecember

Location

MacQueen Forest Preserve is located in Illinois

Coordinates

42.108415835077174 N
88.87806894845622 W

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