Chicago Northwest KOA

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

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

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

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

Have fun at Donley's Wild West Town next door, visit the Illinois Railway museum, see Santa's Village Azoosment Park, visit Six Flags Great America, 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

New for this season, we have two Deluxe Studio Cabins next 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 (5/24 - 9/2)
  • Propane ($)
  • Mini Golf
  • Firewood ($)
  • Bike Rentals ($)
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

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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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