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221 Reviews of 28 Lori-Sue Subdivision, Illinois Campgrounds

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Reviewed Jun. 5, 2021

Quiet, low-key camping. Frequent camp host checks

White Tail camping is quiet, low-key, family friendly and good for a break from urban life. 

Site 80 is fairly open & shade is hard to come by. 

Had a good time. Next visit will be in a shady spot.

We will return.

Camp hosts and local police come by to keep an eye on things.

  • Camp site #80
  • Camp site #80. Across from an open field
  • Night view
Site80
Month of VisitJuly
J
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2021

Nice and quiet

Its nice and quiet. When you park at the lot head towards Utica. The first spot was about a half mile in. If you head further down there is a nice spot with a shelter and fire place. They are working on the bridge before Utica so you can not walk into town. No restrooms but there is a water…

Site1st camp site
Month of VisitJuly
Sarah J.
Reviewed May. 31, 2021

Wonderful area.

This was a great little campground, very laid back, we came memorial day weekend. It was quiet, relaxing, and very well maintained. 1 trash area, 4 porta Potties for use for the campground. You can rent kayaks for the day, fish, wade in the river (no swimming). You get to see tugboats and barges…

Site4 (right next to check in noise level 7/10)
Month of VisitJune
Tee D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 29, 2021

Quiet spacious camp ground

We are here on Memorial Day weekend and it is full, but still very quiet. The sites are well maintained including the fire pit areas. Water hookup is back from pad so as others have said, bring the longer water hose. Nearby Siegler Lake and Big Rock Creek in the Big Rock Forest Preserve are…

  • Siegler Lake nearby
  • Siegler Lake nearby
  • Siegler Lake nearby
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Site34
Month of VisitJune
BThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 21, 2021

A great place to avoid the crowds!

This little gem is across the river from Starved Rock State Park. So, you can appreciate the bluff overlooks of the river without dealing with the crowds. Real live Buffalo are a treat for kids and animal lovers. A number of trails around effigy mounds make for a nice walk.

Month of VisitSeptember
BThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 21, 2021

Great views on every trail

Starved Rock State Park and the surrounding area has some of the most beautiful views in north central Illinois. We’ve spent many days exploring trails for river views, bluffs and overlooks, even waterfalls! There is so much to see here! Whether you stay in a tent, cabin, or the resort, you’re…

Month of VisitJuly
Shannon H.
Reviewed May. 19, 2021

Great to be back! Land is beautiful

We had four sites on Osage loop for tent camping.  Two were very small (14&15), and little grass for tent setup, fine for RV or trailer campers.  They were private with brush between sites.  16&17 were amazing for tents!!  Open, tall trees for our tight rope and hammocks and shade. Grass…

  • Osage loop 16
  • Osage loop 16
SiteOsage Loop Sites 14-17
Month of VisitJune
Art S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 8, 2021

Walk-in camping within sight of homes but along a great bike path

I'm betting that this was a beautiful place in its day. When we visited, it was an ok place to walk around but it could just be that it didn't start popping this early in the spring.

You definitely need to walk a bit from the parking lot. The sign says to follow the path but at the end of it…

  • Turn left at the end of the service path to find the camping area. It's a bit of a walk.
  • The park extends quite far and is a nice area to walk around.
  • I'm not sure what this is but you can contemplate it's design while camping nearby :)
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Month of VisitJune
Julie A.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 7, 2021

Great spot not far from the city

Easy reservations and check-in. We used the primitive spots and were a short walk from the bathrooms. Lots of hiking and mountain biking trails in the area.

Sitenot sure
Month of VisitOctober
Charles M.
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2021

Park is Great but the Campsite, well...

I was there this past November and again blessed with great weather this past weekend (April 16-18, 2021). I live the park, some of the canyons has waterfalls. The campsites in Loop 2 are close together and small. I booked two campsites but I had friends bail at the last minute but I still kept the…

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Site73 and 75
Month of VisitMay
WThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2021

Great Location for DayTrips and Group Overnights the Western Suburbs

Note - as other reviewers mentioned, overnight camping is limited to Youth Groups only (eg Scouts). *But the larger Churchill Woods forest preserve is open daily and is an excellent location for hiking and fishing - right on St. Charles Road - just west of I-355.

*What’s awesome is you can…

JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2021

There have been 2 murders here

I have to admit that I’ve not camped here, but I just downloaded Dyrt and was looking at local sites around where I live and saw this campground posted and felt I needed to be very clear about the conditions here. I’ve driven through, and it’s quite frightening. Just Google the name and read the…

James M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2021

Beautiful Popular Park

This park is popular, has plenty of space, though can use updates and better Leave No Trace practices (litter). During our time, park and cg was busy, full at times. Hiking was great with geological aspects. Has Lodge, CG store, lots of history.

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Month of VisitSeptember
Rachel C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2021

One of our favorites

We have camped here twice and it is beautiful in any season! Great privacy and good size sites in the northern east loop. Around site #100  (90-110 approximately). We looked up a drive through on YouTube to help pick out a good one. The second time we came here, we intentionally picked a pair of…

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Lee D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2021

Very popular state park

General: 133 site campground in two loops; we camped in the East Loop so most of my comments are regarding this loop. The very friendly attendant at the check-in booth (this is potentially luck of the draw) spent time answering all our questions. 

Sites/Facilities: Many of the sites…

  • Nice fall foliage at our site
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Site79 (East Loop)
Month of VisitNovember

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