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Chain O'Lakes State Park will be updating campsite post numbers and renumbering campsites for the 2024 season.  Please be aware that your favorite site may have a new number this year.  Click here to see what has changed.


 Reserve Your Campsite

Chain O’ Lakes has Class A-Premium areas (Honey Suckle Hollow and Fox Den) with a total of 151 sites. Sites are for $25 per night, except on Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day weekends when the fee is $35 per night. Three Class B-Premium camp areas (Turner Lake South, Prairie View and Mud Lake East) have a total of 87 sites for $12 each per night. One youth group camp area (Mud Lake West) will accommodate 150 youths with a fee of $2 per person (minimum $20 per night). Maximum stay at campsites is 14 nights in a 30 day period. A responsible adult (18 years of age or older) acquiring a permit must have a camp shelter and set up at the time of registration. All campers must have a permit (receipt for payment). Gathering of firewood from the park is strictly prohibited.  Alcohol is prohibited in the campgrounds.

Reservations are available for camp sites and youth groups and shelters.  A non-refundable reservation fee of $5 plus camping fee is required to reserve campsites and youth groups. Shelters are $50, non-refundable. Reservations are accepted at ExploreMoreIL™ or by calling 866-716-6550. Youth groups sites must be booked through the park office, please call 847-587-5512.