Hipcamp host Tom F.,
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There is a very seclusive unique sight where you will have to hike back to camp in. It is important to plan to pack lightly for this sight and plan a 10 minute hike in. There is lots of nature, birding and old growth oaks. Fishing and kayaking are allowed on part of the property and nearby trail systems into Van Patten Woods.

Campsite area
Tent or RV site
1 site
Up to 12 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
Wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 40 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Surface type: concrete-pad
Surface levelness: flat
Ask about slideout accommodation
No Class A RVs, Class B RVs, or Class C RVs
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Generators not allowed
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Bins available
No kitchen
No picnic table
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Tom a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 43%

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Activities

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Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Snow sports
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Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Seclusive Nature Site in Illinois.

Forest
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Wetlands
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Hipcamper Matthew

Bikepacking trip up the drt

Matthew H.
recommends this listing.
June 20th, 2022

Nice secluded campsite in the woods with a great view of some open wetlands. We showed up at dusk so the mosquitoes were poised for attack, but the deep woods off kept them at bay while we setup. Once it was dark they completely went away and we were able to sit around the campfire and enjoy the beautiful evening. The firewood provided was nice and dry without a single pop or crack during the whole fire. We did hear a few passing trains and some traffic noise during the evening but nothing that negatively impacted our stay.

Hipcamper Jay

Another amazing stay

Jay G.
recommends this listing.
June 5th, 2022

I had another great stay at the Old Corris Family Farm. Tom is always an exceptional host.
You can find walkthrough videos on my YouTube channel Skamping With Jay.

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Hipcamper Jay

I've lost count on my stays

Jay G.
recommends this listing.
January 16th, 2022

Another awesome stay at the Old Corris Family Farm.
Scroll up for my previous reviews.

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Hipcamper Chris
Chris O.
recommends this listing.
September 13th, 2021

What an amazing site and host! Will definitely be back, looking forward to staying here when I want to get out of Chicago

Hipcamper Jay

Stay #4

Jay G.
recommends this listing.
August 28th, 2021

This is my 4th stay. Scroll up for my previous reviews.
Tom is awesome.
The site is great.
I'll be back again and again and again.

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Hipcamper Eric
Eric G.
recommends this listing.
August 16th, 2021

Once again awesome place to camp out at. Was able to camp out next to River and had a blast.Went fishing and caught 4 fishes within a few hours of fishing.

Hipcamper Jennifer

A summer getaway success

Jennifer M.
recommends this listing.
July 19th, 2021

Tom was great at communicating during the reservation process (and we booked last minute), and Anna warmly greeted us upon arrival & brought us over to the campsite, which is located in a secluded wooded clearing between a hayfield and wetland.

They allowed us use of their backyard fishing spot (complete with friendly goats and ducks) and even gave us some fresh eggs for breakfast (what a treat!). Bug spray was a life saver, and we enjoyed the coyote howls at night, multitude of bird songs in the morning, and generous supply of firewood.

While you can hear cars and trains at this primitive campsite (no water, table, toilet), you have the space to yourself and a pretty pastural view, which is exactly what we needed, just 15 minutes away from Winthrop Harbor where we enjoyed a fishing charter.

Wooded, private campsite nestled between hayfield and wetlands. View from 🏕Friendly goats by the fishing spot.
Hipcamper Jay

3rd stay. will be back.

Jay G.
recommends this listing.
June 20th, 2021

This was my 3rd stay at this site. Scroll up for my previous reviews. Always a good time. Thanks again, Tom!

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Hipcamper Andrew

Charming site w/ friendly hosts!

Andrew H.
recommends this listing.
November 24th, 2020

2 sites available. I stayed nearing the house right near the banks of a charming little river. Roaring fire already goi h for me when I arrived after dark. Anna, the host, is incredibly welcoming. Baby goats, geese and ducks abound and love to be fed... if you’re into that kind of thing

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Awards

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Property
The Old Corris Family Farm
State
Illinois
Country
United States
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