Sycamore RV Resort

     


Sycamore, Illinois
Phone: (815) 895-5590

Sites: 89
Avg. Rate: $31

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Latitude: 41.9932128007551
Longitude: -88.6781108379364

Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • yes-lake Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview
  • Excellent 12
  • Good 13
  • Average 6
  • Poor 2
  • Terrible 0

33 Reviews

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Bob & laurel

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Always well maintained and a quiet park. Owner takes extra pride in keeping the park to this high standard. Restrooms are always clean. We had lot 57, which afforded us a front row view of the lake. My only issue is the firewood cost per piece, they are the highest we have seen. Otherwise I would have rated the park a 10. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Tent Trailer.

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cass

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

Date of Stay: - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground overall, had good fishing location. We arrived sat am. After my husband traveled 6 hours to get home and a heads up to the campground. I was told if I arrived before 9 am, I would be stuck waiting. Hmmmmmm, even though I paid for Friday too! And bought wood 5 bux a bundle. 2 bundles equal 8 soaked, not seasoned wood. Did not get key to shower or laundry. So, I guess if you don't mind paying for things you can't use or wood then it's ok. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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exceltraveler

Review Count: 67
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

We like Sycamore, and this park is almost close enough to the western suburbs to be useful. In fact, we used it for that purpose, but do find the drive in to be tedious after awhile. One could catch the Metra nearby. The campground has a nice lake, beach, spacious sites, and the owners keep everything up very well. We will stay here again. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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simsfmly

Review Count: 44
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Great park. No planned activities, no cable and have a pond/beach instead of a pool. Owners are outstanding, everything is VERY clean. There are permanents, but incredibly well kept. Sites have a great deal of space, the park is close to everything and anything you would need. Wonderful experience. Rate is based on a monthly rate including electric. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Jerry S

Review Count: 531
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here on a Saturay night in the middle of September We had a full hookup, back-in site in the gravel "parking lot" section of the park. There is also a heavily treed section. Most of the sites are for extended stay customers and were occupied by said customers on the night of our stay. According to the owner, only about a dozen sites are available for "one-nighters" like us. Thus, it may be difficult to get a site here at the last minute during the summer. This is your basic weekend/week getaway park for IL and WI locals. There are two lakes (large ponds) for fishing, swimming, and walking around; several sand volleyball courts; a half basketball court; and an impressive tennis court. There is a large building with modern restrooms and a laundry ($10 deposit for entry key). Surprisingly, their free TengoInternet (a provider with whom I often have a lot of trouble connecting to) service worked OK for us - probably because there was a coupon with a sign in code. This is a nice park with decent facilities and amenities that is OK for travelers as long as you can get one of the relatively few available sites and don't mind being in a gravel parking lot. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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hahnderosa

Review Count: 74
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful location between 2 lakes/ponds that both have walking paths around them. The larger lake has a nice beach that is free for campers. Verizon air card worked great here, but so did the campground Wi-Fi. Sites are a little narrow. TV reception isn't very good and the campground does not have cable TV. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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gaikm

Review Count: 31
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed five weeks and rate reflects monthly rate, plus electric. This is a beautiful resort with long gravel pull-through shaded sites with views of both lakes. Landscape is beautiful. It is dog friendly with trails around both lakes. Beach is very nice. It is family friendly. There is about a 1/4 mile walk along trail. Showers /laundry were spotless. Yes, dryer is .25 cents for 4 minutes, but dryers are industrial so a load of jeans and towels finished in 16 min ($1.00). Owners and staff are very helpful. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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bonne1

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

We enjoyed staying in this park. It is very clean, friendly staff, beautiful grounds with 2 small lakes and a swimming sandy beach. It is in town but seems like the country, close to restaurants, and shopping, churches. We stayed for a week. No cable or satellite TV if that is important. Some local TV reception. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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grahamdick

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground has a couple of very nice small lakes which add to the aesthetics. Very clean and well maintained. Only negatives are you have to pay a $10 deposit (refundable) for a card key for the showers and laundry; cypher looks would be more convenient. Also, the turn out of our campsite is a little sharp but certainly doable. The laundry area is very clean and modern. No cable TV in a town of 16,000? Would stay here again. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Evileve

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

This *could* be a great park. We were here for 10 days. There were very nice private park like sites available, but instead we were placed in our "premium" site, sardine-style, next to TWO abandoned trailers that are occupying two prime end-unit, lake view sites. By abandoned, I mean they are clearly unoccupied and have been so for a while judging by the flat tires and dilapidated condition. They belong in storage, or at least in the back 40, not blocking the view and crowding everyone. Very disappointing management decision. Wi-Fi is weak during busy times, but does work at the site, better at off hours and not super fast at any time. Laundry is very expensive (.25 for 4 minutes of dryer time). Nice location with two small lakes/ponds for swimming, fishing, and about 1 mile walking trail around each. Plenty of trash cans throughout park which is convenient. Clean, quiet place. Just bummed that we were parked in the full sun ghetto section when there were a bunch of nicer spaces available (and it is a heat wave). Wonder who they are saving the big, shady ones for, since we booked ages ago and we stayed almost two weeks at regular price (no discounts). We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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StewartsD&A

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

Date of Stay: - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here after being turned away from another campground. The owner was kind and found a site for us for the last three nights of our ten day trip. The campground is very clean and quiet and has a beautiful lake! We would return. Very nice people! We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Tent Trailer.

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wlskrazz

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very nice,quiet campground; very clean and well kept. Bathrooms and laundry room were spotless. Washing machines and dryers are all front loading, quality machines. That said, it was quite expensive to use. Lake was "catch and release" only, but provided a beautiful view. Management was friendly and helpful. Sites are all gravel - no grass. We would definitely stay here again. Rate reflects weekly rate. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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cdnoutback

Review Count: 44
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

The whole site area we were in, was a gravel lot. There was a big grass field between us and the lake. There was another area that had more grass but it seemed to be full of seasonal/full time units. The place was clean and the WiFi worked well. We would not stay here again. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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caedenspa

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We went on the spur of the moment early in the season. I called at the last minute, and we were at our site two hours later. It's a nice little campground, lots of shade trees, two little lakes. The complaint someone made about the beach being so far away is pathetic. It's a three minute walk. The whole lake only takes ten minutes to walk around. Our site was nice, quiet, right on the lake. My only complaint has to do with finding the place. It's very easy to miss the entrance. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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capl

Review Count: 95
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects monthly rate; electric is metered for monthly. Family owned and maintained. Owner is hands on, and picky. One of the few campgrounds where rules are really enforced, that's a good thing. Sites and roads are gravel; but from inside looking out we had a nice few of one of the lakes and green grass. Laundry is new and clean, but twice the average cost; have plenty of quarters. The Sycamore/Dekalb area offers everything needed for a long stay. The street in: North Ave. can be easily missed. There is a blue campground sign, but the road blends into the local businesses and looks more like a drive way. For the Chicago area, I'd say it's probably the best. Lot of permanent/seasonal campers but most were neat and cared for. We had a spell of above average heat and our spot had no shade, so it did give the AC a workout. Overall a good place to stay, it filled up on weekends so plan ahead. We camped at Sycamore RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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