Chicago Northwest KOA

Suburban Camping in the wider Chicago Metropolitan Area, 55 miles from Downtown Chicago

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Welcome to the closest KOA to Chicago and O'Hare International Airport

Enjoy a peaceful camping experience in a friendly and quiet country setting, with long, pull-through RV sites, shaded tent sites, rustic and deluxe camping cabins and fully equipped travel trailers for rent.
We offer complementary Wi-Fi throughout the park.

There is a lot to do for families! Check out the Gem Mining, Jump Pad, Gagaball, Minigolf, Frisbee Golf, Polipong and huge playground! Join us for hay-wagon rides, face painting, flashlight candy hunt and more on weekends.

Have fun at Onesti's Wild West Town next door, visit the Illinois Railway museum, Santa's Village Azoosment Park, Six Flags Great America and cool off at Magic Waters near Rockford or in our own crystal clear pool.

Take the "Metra" train from nearby Crystal Lake or Woodstock to visit Chicago for sightseeing, festivals, and tours. We are also a convenient distance to the Woodfield Mall, Prime Outlet Discount Mall, and the Grand Victoria Riverboat Casino. Various local restaurants are within minutes.


General Information

Two Deluxe Studio Cabins with patios are set up next to each other in the RV park to facilitate families, that like to camp to each other.

All our rustic cabins are equipped with an A/C unit.

You will find us approximately 55 miles from downtown Chicago, 4.5 miles to I-90, in a rural setting of northwestern Illinois.

Open from mid April through mid October.

24 hours gated campground (after hour arrivals need reservation), dog breed restrictions apply. Please call for more information, 815 923 4206.

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 65' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (5/23 - 9/6)
  • Mini Golf
  • Firewood ($)
  • Bike Rentals ($)
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Holiday

KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio™ and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio™
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

Latest Hot Deal

Big Weekend

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WHEN: May 8-9, 2020

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 8th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 9th for just $20*.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 9 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ Care Camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one-site, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. Not valid with other discounts.

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Local Area

Onesi's Wild West Town

Located right next door to the KOA! This attraction includes Street of Yesteryear, Antique Phonograph and Music Box Collection, Sweet Phyllis Mine, Train Ride, General Store, Union Eagle Print Shop, Pony Rides, Vintage Photo Gallery and much more. Open daily Memorial Day thru Labor Day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and weekends April, May, September and October from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information please call (815) 923-9000 or visit their web site:


Make sure you ask for discounted tickets at the store!!!

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Santa's Village Azoosment Park

Great Family Fun........
Close by & affordable
Santa's Village Azoosment Park is an all inclusive park, meaning that one admission price covers all of your rides, all of the petting zoo including Pony Rides, and all shows...and parking is FREE!


Make sure you ask for discounted tickets at the store!!!!

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Illinois Railway Museum

See, ride and explore a museum in motion. See the trains Hollywood made famous. Ride the trains that took us to war and brought us back to peace. Explore a "living" history museum. One price covers admission and rides. Hours vary. Located only one mile from the KOA. For more information visit their web site!

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Golf

Next to the campground you find this two nice golf courses. Check them out:

http://www.marengoridgegolfclub.com
http://www.blackstonegc.com

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