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419 Reviews of 44 Union, Illinois Campgrounds

Art S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2021

Large campground near hiking trails

There are 2 large campgrounds split into east and west. A check-in station is down the road but this year you need to reserve online. 

We found plenty of variety in the campsites. Some were open and sunny while most had a greenery driveway before opening out into your camp area. We found open…

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Month of VisitAugust
E
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2021

Will not go back

Horrible toilets. Rude workers. Sketchy town. No camp store. No water. Nice rocks at beach. Creepy abandoned places at beach.

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Month of VisitSeptember
Mitchell  S.
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2021

Family camping

Nice quiet place to get away to. Sights are large. Good size lake for fishing or Kayaking. Large beach area for kids. Graded shallow so they can go a good distance into the water. Scuppernong trail is less than 5 minutes down hwyZZ.

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Month of VisitOctober
Ariel R.
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2021

Lived here my whole life

The channels are always swell. People always respectful with their boats. Very beautiful place to live.

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Month of VisitJuly
M E.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2021

Large Sites and a lot to do!

We stayed here for 2 weeks. The lots are huge compared to other campgrounds we have been to. They have a nice gravel spot for you to park your RV or other vehicle on. We have a 25' camper and a F250 and we weren't able to park the truck straight in front of the camper or we would be sticking out in…

  • Really large sites!
  • Beautiful Lake Michigan
  • This is what their fire pit looks like. It has a grate that you can cook on!
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Month of VisitOctober
M
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2021

Hidden gem

Well thought out campground in the middle of the suburbs. You can actually forget that you are in the middle of a very urban area. If your looking to camp near Chicago, this is the spot! Only complaint is you get locked in an hour after sunset, but still worth coming here.

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Month of VisitOctober
John M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2021

Lot of sites

Nice camp site are nice size. Over a 1/3 of the site are walk in, started on 2021. This make it hard to make a reservation for the weekend, most reserved site are book for one night.

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Month of VisitOctober
L
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2021

Clean and quiet campground

Lovely campground north west of Chicago. The shower facilities were clean and the staff very friendly.

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Month of VisitOctober
Troy L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2021

Fun for a night.

We arrived 9/13/21. We had site 17 reserved but Betsy at the camp check-in told us there were some other sites available and a bit more secluded, although it was not busy at all. We opted for the sites close to the boat launch, but regretted it as it was very dusty and dry. Campsite offered a fire…

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Month of VisitOctober
Anthony A.
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2021

Nice

Camp areas are pretty clear. Nicd hiking and beach close by. Great for young kids.

Month of VisitSeptember
Christian A.
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2021

Good Company but Overpriced

Took our new to us Pop Up Camper to this resort during Labor Day weekend on her maiden voyage. Was surrounded by awesome people in their big rigs but not once made us feel inferior or less than for not having an RV at an RV resort. Pros:

  • Activities provided by the campsite
  • lots of room and not…
Month of VisitOctober
evi L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2021

Nonexistent camping

I followed the coordinates provided and they led me to a person's driveway, but then I found the actual silver springs state park, and could not find a camping area anywhere around there. It may exist, but not in this version of the universe. There were strict "no pets off leash" signs, and "no…

Month of VisitOctober
Brian O.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2021

Small treasure in Illinois, near Illinois RR Museum

 We came across this one day during a day hike in the Marengo Ridge Forest preserve in McHenry county. It's about 90 mins NW of Chicago. The trails are both wooded and hilly, but there's also a large prairie nature walk. 
The campground has many secluded walk-in tent sites and a variety of sites…

  • we had to push our little trailer up the hill, but the site was very pleasant and secluded
Site#7, which had a big flat spot up a small hill
Month of VisitOctober
JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2021

Labor Day Weekend

Great campground. Full weekend but very quiet and relaxing. Staff very nice.

  • Large sites
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Month of VisitOctober
Nomad Nurse Z The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2021

Friendly staff & nice trails

Staff was very friendly. Easy access to nice hiking trails. Bathrooms and showers decent. No concessions, but there is a place in the office to get Pepsi products. Would definitely stay here again if outside of Chicago area!

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Month of VisitSeptember

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