Kankakee South KOA Reviews

Tent Reviews

Jul 30, 2019
Jul 12, 2019
We had a great stay!
Jul 08, 2019
Bathrooms were decent, but only 3 shower and 3 bathrooms per gender in the whole campgrounds. Had an unruly group really impact our stay and took quite a while before management did anything about it. It was a holiday weekend and had very few activities compared to other locations we've been. Not a lot of rules which can be nice. Tent spots not very shaded.
Jul 01, 2019
Oct 02, 2018
The facilities were extremely clean and staff were, including store employees, were extremely personable and helpful. There was an extremely loud German shepherd which made sleeping difficult. It barked sporadically until well after quiet hours. Check out time was 11:00 am, which is too early for camping. It required us to break camp much earlier than we would have like.
Sep 04, 2018
Aug 27, 2018
We had a group of 11 softball players and their families at the KOA for a season kickoff cookout and camping. We were very happy with the space and had plenty of room for all to play eat, talk, beanbags, wiffle ball and much more. Kids loved the pool and gameroom. The facilities were very clean and employees were very attentive, kind and helpful. Overall great place to have a get together.
Aug 20, 2018
The campground was clean, and I loved how dog friendly it was. The bathrooms and facilities were clean and nice. However, the site a few down from ours were obnoxious, drunk and super loud. They played music and kept singing loudly into the night (well past midnight). We saw the staff drive by a couple times on their golf cart (after 10pm, before 11pm) but did not see them say anything.
Jul 31, 2018
Awesome staff Chris went above and beyond his duty
Jul 23, 2018
Very nice, clean bathrooms and campsites. Great and plesant staff
Jul 12, 2018
I was disappointed that there were no changing tables in the bathroom! I consider KOA’s to be family friendly but with no way to easily care for my child I was disappointed in this KOA.
Jul 09, 2018
Super loud people at 5am were pretty rude. For the price of a primitive site, a little seclusion would have been nice but we had neighbors right on top of us and had to listen to drunks riding around in golf carts.
Jul 09, 2018
Reservation was fast, check in pleasant. They have a few attractions on the site. Quiet and nice wooded area. Pool is a bonus. Would highly recommend.
Jun 30, 2018
Came down from Wisconsin to visit my grandkids and what wonderful way to spend a few days camping and swimming with them. Staff was kind and caring, pool was fantastic, bathrooms and showers were in excellent shape and sites were clean and comfortable. Lots of trees for shady spots.(We had a primitive tent site.) My grandkids and I had a great visit together, thanks so much!
Jun 26, 2018
Nice campground, very friendly staff! Some larger bathroom facilities would be nice, otherwise it was great!
Jun 25, 2018
Jun 23, 2018
Great site if visiting the Chicago area! Very clean. Be prepared for mosquitoes though if coming here in the summer - bug spray or a mosquito tent will do the trick. Friendly and accommodating staff. We switched sites after our first night to a more quiet location, the staff was very understanding and adjusted our reservation (we went from an electric hook-up to non-electric site).
Jun 18, 2018
Jun 18, 2018
Best time ever. As usual. All KOAs have great staff and clean camping.
Jun 09, 2018
The staff were very accommodating to allow me to check in early, and friendly when I arrived.
May 30, 2018
i understand that I stayed at a primitive site and I expected bugs. But there are just WAY too many tiny bugs around the site, and it's hard to want to do anything. Whenever we were outside of our tent to play sports, etc, we were basically swallowing bugs because they were so many and tiny (i.e. width of pencil mark and length about 0.1 inch). It was a pity that the bugs ruined the stay.
Nov 05, 2017
Friendly and helpful staff. Good location. There were fun activities for the Halloween weekend for the kids...lots of fun. All facilities were functional and clean. Showers were clean and the water was hot. The laundry room needs updating.
Oct 18, 2017
I love this place. The month of October is so much fun here.
Sep 18, 2017
It's a nice koa. I did enjoy our stay. If I could say anything it would be that it was a very small campground with everyone fairly tightly packed. And the camp store didn't have all that many selections. But still over all good stay.
Sep 17, 2017
Just another nice stay at KOA Kankakee South, IL.
Aug 21, 2017
Very clean campground. I wouldn't allow dogs due to their barking. Location is not the greatest since you can hear the traffic from the near by highway Over all not bad-great for families
Aug 14, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Great location as it's next to a cornfield so you feel like your in the wilderness and not camping in a backyard. Bathrooms were very clean, staff and people there were very nice plus a nice bundle of wood for only 5 bucks! My family and I are definitely going back!
Aug 07, 2017
My scout group has been tent camping at this KOA since 2010. We always have a great time.
Aug 07, 2017
Aug 04, 2017
Campground needs some work. Bathroom stalls had no locks. Shower stall curtains were too narrow, so water sprayed out and all of your stuff gets wet. Showers have a stool that is so wobbly I was afraid to sit on it or put my stuff on it because it would colaspse. WiFi doesn't reach anywhere in camp but the 1st campsites near camp office and then is so slow you can't even check mail.
Aug 02, 2017
Very laid back and simple. Was not over whelmed but still offered things to do around the camp.
Jul 27, 2017
The campsite was cramped, uncomfortable, and dirty. When we arrived our fire pit was FULLl of trash and there was food scraps and cigarette butts littered on the ground. The campstore closes at 7pm and was not accommodating. There was only one restroom facility and it wasn't well maintained.
Jul 24, 2017
Owner was terrific to work with. We stored our RV for 2 days and took the train to Chicago. Felt safe leaving RV. Friendly campground. Thank you
Jul 17, 2017
This place is awesome. The staff is super friendly, the bathrooms are clean, and they have a pet area! We went for just one night and it was so much fun. We are definitely coming back and the fact that they are dog friendly is great!
Jul 04, 2017
Jul 01, 2017
Quiet location with no trafic noise. Nice big trees shattered through the camp ground. Unfortunately no wifi during my stay.
Jun 30, 2017
Jun 27, 2017
My family just had our first KOA experience last weekend at Kankakee South, Il and what a great time it was! It's the perfect mix of the outdoors and activities for young kids. We'll definitely be back!
Jun 26, 2017
Second time I stayed here, and it's been great.
Jun 19, 2017
We go to this KOA a few times a summer perfect for a family!!
Jun 13, 2017
Nice campground, very family friendly. A bit noisy - lots of weekend groups there partying until 11pm+.
May 30, 2017
Bathrooms were very clean and nice. The pool was a bonus which was very clear and well maintained. The kids loved the volleyball, basketball and of course the little store.
May 17, 2017
Had some questionable neighbors who made us uncomfortable and who also did not check in due to coming after 6pm.Gladly,they were gone before sunrise.
Sep 04, 2019
Really nice grounds, kept neat, kept quiet after hours. Nice employees, great scenery, nice pool.
- Barb Clark on Google
Sep 02, 2019
Fantastic facility! Plenty of sites, clean bathrooms, beautiful park!
- Mercedes Streeter on Google
Aug 28, 2019
Great place to camp! Have had several group weekends there. Owner and employees are wonderful to work with, and they have had some really creative events & ideas. We go there at least once a year! Only wish the pool was bigger and not surrounded by trees...
- Craig Schoon on Google