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Campsite is set in the woods adjacent to Somonauk Creek. It is very private, not visible from the road or from other ranch facilities.

The site includes a large in-ground fire pit, creek access for fishing and relaxing, picnic table, level campsite with room for 2-3 tents to accomodate larger groups.

Rancho Del Comienzo is located at the intersection of Som

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Campsite is set in the woods adjacent to Somonauk Creek. It is very private, not visible from the road or from other ranch facilities.

The site includes a large in-ground fire pit, creek access for fishing and relaxing, picnic table, level campsite with room for 2-3 tents to accomodate larger groups.

Rancho Del Comienzo is located at the intersection of Somonauk Creek and the Fox River. 150+ years ago, it was a commonly used Native American encampment. Now it is the site fo Rancho Del Comienzo Hay and Horses. We ask that if you find an arrowhead that you respect the land and leave it where it lays.

Somonauk Creek is a known spawning ground of musky and other Illinois river fish. There is access to both the Fox River and Somonauk Creek for kayaking, canoeing, fishing and other water-activities!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 12 guests per site
Boat
ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
Picnic table available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 89%

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Hipcamper Jeremy
Jeremy N.
recommends this listing.
November 8th, 2020

Awesome private campsite on the river. Site was very spacious with giant fire pit and picnic table. Mike was an excellent host and I would definitely stay again

Hipcamper Whitney

Beautiful, peaceful, clean!

Whitney C.
recommends this listing.
April 4th, 2021

We enjoyed our stay at Rancho Comienzo!

We had room to set up 3 tents, had three hammocks up, and the kids just wanted to play in the creek. This was a peaceful, spacious, clean, and welcoming environment.

Several people from our trip enjoyed a canoe trip downs the Fox River.

Taylor and Mike were quick to communicate and wonderful hosts. We all enjoyed watching Taylor train her horses. Thanks for a great stay.

Mostly set up. Now for some hammock time. The view of our campLove the sound of running water.The children enjoyed the creek.
Hipcamper Seth

Barn owl says "hoot, hoot!"

Seth G.
recommends this listing.
April 11th, 2021

Mike and Taylor's campground is akin to Mother Nature herself stretching out with arms wide open to greet you. Towering trees, flowing water, hooting owls, even majestic horses fuel inner tranquility as you settle into your respite from routine. Ample, soft patches of Earth create a natural site for setting up your temporary domicile roughly 15 - 20 yards from the fire pit. Natural wood is easy to find around the site but I suggest purchasing firewood ahead of time from Mike or locally (especially when it's rainy as we experienced). The town and bars are roughly 5 - 10 minutes away if you need supplies, and Starved Rock is about 30 minutes away. Corner Bar is a particularly fun spot with a digital jukebox and shuffleboard table. If I haven't already enticed you nor made it entirely obvious, I'd highly recommend this site. You won't be disappointed. Enjoy. 🤘😎🤘

Hipcamper David S.
recommends this listing.
November 22nd, 2020
Property
Mike S.’s Land
State
Illinois
Country
United States
$40/night
1 Site