Top Pet-Friendly Camping near Hennepin, IL

Searching for a place to camp with your dog near Hennepin? Finding pet-friendly campgrounds in Illinois is easier than ever. Each pet-friendly spot offers quick access to one or more of Hennepin's most popular destinations.

Best Pet-Friendly Camping Sites Near Hennepin, IL (73)

    Camper-submitted photo from Starved Rock Campground — Starved Rock State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Starved Rock Campground — Starved Rock State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Starved Rock Campground — Starved Rock State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Starved Rock Campground — Starved Rock State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Starved Rock Campground — Starved Rock State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Starved Rock Campground — Starved Rock State Park

    1.

    Starved Rock Campground — Starved Rock State Park

    94 Reviews
    311 Photos
    415 Saves
    North Utica, Illinois

    Hunting Closures this fall: November 18-21 & December 1-5

    Starved Rock State Park on the Illinois River bluff in La Salle County is one of Illinois'​ most beautiful destinations. Camping near Starved rock features 18 canyons w/ vertical walls of moss-covered stone formed by glacial meltwater that slice dramatically through tree-covered sandstone bluffs. More than 13 miles of trails allow access to waterfalls, fed season runoff or natural springs, sandstone overhangs, and spectacular overlooks. Lush vegetation supports abundant wildlife, while oak, cedar and pine grow on drier, sandy bluff tops. Camping near Starved Rock offers recreational opportunities abound, from hiking to camping to fishing, boating and hunting. Special events are scheduled throughout the year. The Starved Rock Visitor Center is open year-round, and the 1930s-era stone and log Starved Rock Lodge offers luxury lodging, cabin rooms, and fine dining. Starved Rock State Park in Illinois is a dream destination for a midwest nature getaway.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 - $35 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Pleasant Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pleasant Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pleasant Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pleasant Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pleasant Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pleasant Creek Campground

    2.

    Pleasant Creek Campground

    26 Reviews
    58 Photos
    61 Saves
    Oglesby, Illinois

    Pleasant Creek Campground is nestled in a wooded setting along a tributary of the Vermillion River, surrounded by rolling hills and mature trees. We are located 5 miles from the entrance of Starved Rock State Park in the gateway town of Oglesby, Illinois. Pleasant Creek Campground is quietly tucked away in the heart of the Illinois Valley and just minutes from unique shops, historical sites, recreational activities, and amazing dining!

    Campground Amenities: Spring-fed, stocked fishing pond Well supplied general store Creekside campsites

    On-site Trailers for rent New bathhouse and showers Basketball, Volleyball, and Tetherball Variety of sites available for RVs and tents

    Water & Electric available at most sites

    Game Room with ping pong, arcade games & more

    Dump Station on site and pump outs available

    Playground and an array of outdoor games Minutes from Starved Rock State Park and Matthiessen State Park

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Lasalle/Peru KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Lasalle/Peru KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Lasalle/Peru KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Lasalle/Peru KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Lasalle/Peru KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Lasalle/Peru KOA

    3.

    Lasalle/Peru KOA

    13 Reviews
    21 Photos
    48 Saves
    North Utica, Illinois

    Welcome to Lasalle/Peru KOA, now known as Nature's Way Campground. This spot is a gem for anyone looking to enjoy a clean, well-maintained camping experience. The campground offers a mix of tent sites, RV spots, and cabins, so there's something for everyone.

    One of the standout features here is the cleanliness. Visitors consistently rave about the spotless bathrooms and showers. There's even a dishwashing sink and garbage cans conveniently placed every 30-50 feet, making it easy to keep your site tidy. The staff is friendly and always on top of things, ensuring a pleasant stay.

    If you're traveling with pets, you'll be happy to know that pets are allowed, and there's a cute dog park on-site. For those who enjoy a good campfire, fires are allowed, and you can purchase firewood right at the campground.

    The campground is near Utica, IL, and just a short drive from Starved Rock State Park, which is perfect for a day trip filled with hiking and scenic views. There's also a small creek running through the property, adding a touch of natural beauty and a peaceful ambiance.

    Whether you're staying for a night or a week, Nature's Way Campground offers a comfortable and convenient base for your adventures. With its clean facilities, friendly staff, and great location, it's a must-visit for anyone passing through the area.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Chief Keokuk Campground — Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Chief Keokuk Campground — Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Chief Keokuk Campground — Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Chief Keokuk Campground — Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Chief Keokuk Campground — Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Chief Keokuk Campground — Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area

    4.

    Chief Keokuk Campground — Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area

    22 Reviews
    124 Photos
    22 Saves
    Mineral, Illinois

    Welcome to Chief Keokuk Campground, nestled within the Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area in Illinois. This spot is a favorite among campers for its serene environment and abundance of activities. The campground is surrounded by a dense forest of pencil-thin trees, creating a unique and peaceful atmosphere.

    The campground offers a mix of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, and cabins. There are 71 Class A sites with electric hookups and 25 Class C tent sites. While there are no sewer or water hookups for RVs, the campground does provide drinking water, showers, and toilets. Pets are welcome, and you can enjoy a campfire at your site, making it a great place for family gatherings or a quiet retreat.

    One of the highlights here is the proximity to Lake Johnson. It's perfect for kayaking, canoeing, or fishing. If you don't have your own gear, the marina rents out boats, and only electric trolling motors are allowed on the lake, ensuring a peaceful experience. The lake is just a short walk from the campsites, but you can also drive down if you prefer.

    For those who enjoy hiking, there are about 12 miles of trails winding through seasoned pine and oak forests. The trails offer great sightseeing opportunities and a chance to immerse yourself in nature.

    If you're planning a picnic, there are plenty of spots to choose from, including lakeside tables and covered pavilions. And don't miss out on visiting Ryan’s Round Barn, a local landmark with a fascinating history.

    Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or an extended stay, Chief Keokuk Campground offers a tranquil setting with plenty to do. Enjoy your stay and happy camping!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Falls Campground — Illini State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Falls Campground — Illini State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Falls Campground — Illini State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Falls Campground — Illini State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Falls Campground — Illini State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Falls Campground — Illini State Park

    5.

    Great Falls Campground — Illini State Park

    26 Reviews
    44 Photos
    119 Saves
    Marseilles, Illinois

    Illini State Park is the type of park you think of when you think of big picnics and family gatherings. With its rustic Civilian Conservation Corps buildings and riverside picnic areas, Illini State Park offers beautiful views and a sense of history not found in many other parks.

    Picnic areas, shelters and playgrounds are found throughout the park. Several of the shelters also have working fireplaces. Both tent and trailer campsites, including electric and sanitation service, are offered and some of the sites offer outstanding views of the river. A youth camp area is available for youth groups.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $12 - $55 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area

    6.

    Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area

    32 Reviews
    94 Photos
    172 Saves
    Shabbona, Illinois

    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 vehicle access. A sanitary dump station is available to all campers. One family is allowed per campsite, or four unrelated adults with up to two tents. Campers must be ready to camp upon arrival. The campground may be closed during the spring thaw due to road conditions. Alcohol is prohibited. To check on the status of the campground or for further information, call 815-824-2106 during the week or the campground check station at 815-824-2565 on weekends.

    There is also a Campground Store on-site that offers firewood, groceries, snacks, ice cream, camping supplies, fishing tackle, and boat rentals.

    Camp Cabin Two rent-a-camp cabins are available at the park. The rustic cabins have two rooms and will accommodate a maximum of six people. They are located on the shore of Shabbona Lake. Electric baseboard heat allows year-round use of the cabins. No Pets are allowed in the cabins with the exception of service animals.

    Youth Group Shabbona Lake's Youth Group camping area will accommodate two groups of up to 50 campers each. Water and privies are available at the site, but there is no electricity.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Starved Rock Family Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Starved Rock Family Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Starved Rock Family Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Starved Rock Family Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Starved Rock Family Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Starved Rock Family Campground

    7.

    Starved Rock Family Campground

    7 Reviews
    16 Photos
    21 Saves
    North Utica, Illinois

    A Beautiful Family Campground in the Heart of Starved Rock Country At Starved Rock Family Campground we aim to provide an atmosphere of freedom and peace, centered on building a welcoming community, focusing on family values and honoring God.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Condits Ranch
    Camper-submitted photo from Condits Ranch
    Camper-submitted photo from Condits Ranch
    Camper-submitted photo from Condits Ranch
    Camper-submitted photo from Condits Ranch
    Camper-submitted photo from Condits Ranch

    8.

    Condits Ranch

    4 Reviews
    8 Photos
    31 Saves
    Hennepin, Illinois
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Kayak Starved Rock Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kayak Starved Rock Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kayak Starved Rock Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kayak Starved Rock Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kayak Starved Rock Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kayak Starved Rock Campground

    9.

    Kayak Starved Rock Campground

    7 Reviews
    33 Photos
    26 Saves
    North Utica, Illinois

    1170 N. 27th Road

    Ottawa, IL 61350

    kayakstarvedrock@gmail.com

    630-567-4653

    Open mid April thru mid October

    Riverside camping directly across from Starved Rock State Park. Less than 1.5 hour from Chicago! Featuring high end kayak rentals, Guided Kayak tours and riverside camping right on the beautiful shores of the Illinois River. Come see Towering St. Peters Sandstone bluffs, soaring bald eagles and beautiful lotus flowers.

    click here to book online

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • Tents
    • Group

    $29 / night

  1. 10.

    O'Connell's RV Campground

    13 Reviews
    88 Photos
    32 Saves
    Nachusa, Illinois

    Leave your worries and hassles at the entrance gate. This RV Resort in Illinois has fun the whole family can enjoy! O'Connell's RV Resort in Amboy continues to draw families to the Sauk Valley by providing great fun and the opportunity to reconnect in a relaxing outdoor environment. An Illinois campground located just 90 miles west of Chicago and 80 miles east of the Quad Cities, O'Connell's RV resort in Illinois is both convenient and inviting. At this RV Resort, we work hard to be the best campground in Illinois offering fun that the whole family can enjoy. Grab your bathing suit and bring the entire family to one of our 3 pools and 2 waterslides or let the kids play in our arcade. With the most games of any campground in or around Illinois, the fun never stops here at O'Connell's RV Resort! At O'Connell's, there's never a dull moment! The campground features an award winning themed activity program geared to all ages. Park your car, stash your keys and come enjoy the beauty of nature and the variety of activities at O'Connell's RV Resort.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $60 - $90 / night

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