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Kankakee River State Park Park Closed

Bourbonnais, Illinois


5314 W. Rt. 102
Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 110
Recent Rate: $$$$

Latitude: 41.21437
Longitude: -88.02375

Elevation: 620' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water no
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating ?
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access ?

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10 Reviews

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: October, 2010 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

Nice place to be while waiting for new truck brakes. Very friendly. A local couple camping there "took us in". Nice grounds, excellent paved biking/walking trail along the river. Very wooded. Only negative: on a busy truck route. If you want full restroom facilities, camp in season at Pottawatamie. It was already closed for the season when we were there. We were at Chippewa which is further from Bourbonnias and closer to the busy road. The river drive on the west side is scenic and worth the time. Take the Warner Bridge Rd. to get across. We camped at Kankakee River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

Two campgrounds here. If you are in a bigger rig I would suggest the Chippewa campground. It is more open and easier to get in and out of. The Potawatomie campground is where we stayed and the loops are very tight. Heavily wooded on this side though some nice sites and very private. This park also has a great 10 mile paved bike trail. We would return here but stay in the Chippewa campground next time. We camped at Kankakee River State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

There is water located through out the campgrounds and there is plenty of good sites to choose from. Good place for base camp to explore the area around Kankakee. We camped at Kankakee River State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

We camped here on a holiday weekend. What a wonderful campground. There is so much for a family to experience that does not cost any money. What wonderful memories you can make with your family. Too much to see in the 3 days that we camped, we will be returning. However, the campground park rangers do not enforce their campground rules. Rules for quiet time, and loud dog barking non-stop was not taken care of. Although these were issues, the beauty of this park far out weighs the negative. We camped at Kankakee River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

This was our first ever camping outing with our new travel trailer! Took our 2 kids and dog for a trial run! We didn't know what to expect, as we were new to the camping world. We were presently surprised. We stayed at the Chippewa Campsite. Stayed by the swing set, along the bike path. We brought our bikes and we went on many bikes rides. Took a hike to see the falls. It was fun. The campground was quite empty. The hosts were wonderful. It was more older couples, my kids did get bored, there were no other children for them to play with. That was the only downfall. Did have a place to fill up water, when you get there. Dumping station was quick and easy! We would definitely go back, but with friends for the kids! We camped at Kankakee River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

Nice State Park. It's quiet and fresh water to fill your tank is available. We camped at Kankakee River State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

The camp ground is great. There are nice spacious wooded sites and a 10 mile bike trail. I would rate it higher except that we had bad neighbors and the park security did nothing to control the loud music and floodlights (they played beanbag into the night) set up by the party goers. This went on past quiet hours and took away the enjoyment of sitting by a peaceful campfire. The next day another camping group set up their boom box to blast their music, then left the campsite with the music playing while they was gone. We just packed up and left. Camp ground rules need to be enforced or fewer families will return. We camped at Kankakee River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2007 - $18.00
Overall Rating:

Great campground with miles and miles of walking paths along the river. It's a huge park, and might get crowded in season, but we had the whole place to ourselves. Really great. We camped at Kankakee River State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2007 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

We first went into Potawatomi Campground which is very tight for a 39" fifth wheel and the cost is $20.00 a night because they have a shower house. The next day we went down the road to the other called Chippewa Campground this is more open and not tight for our size fifth wheel. They do not have a shower house at this one. The bike/walk trail is paved and very nice. Quiet and very nice host. TV reception was good. There are some reservable sites. Most sites are pretty level. Would stop here again when in the area. We camped at Kankakee River State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2006 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

Nice Campground, A little road noise from semi trucks. Great 10 mile bike path. We camped at Kankakee River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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