Hipcamp host Heidi H.,
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The magical woods awaits you just behind our show horse farm. Tranquil. Peaceful. Beautiful. A world away is within reach.

Just 20 miles from Starved Rock, This large primitive site is at the base of the small hill leading to our "Magical Woods". There is more open space and it is closer to the parking area and a CLEAN port a potty. This site will allow for larger ten

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The magical woods awaits you just behind our show horse farm. Tranquil. Peaceful. Beautiful. A world away is within reach.

Just 20 miles from Starved Rock, This large primitive site is at the base of the small hill leading to our "Magical Woods". There is more open space and it is closer to the parking area and a CLEAN port a potty. This site will allow for larger tents and a dining fly.

This is a Pack in Pack Out site and is not accessible by your vehicle.

The meadow has a numerous varieties of wild flowers and a mulberry tree near by that are excellent to eat in season. There is room to kick the ball around or catch a wee bit of sun. A Great Family Site.

Enjoy the on site trails and the beautiful sounds of nature.  Download a star gazer app because on a clear night the stars are BRIGHT!

Download the All Trails App for more places to hike in our beautiful part of Illinois.

Your camp site will be cleaned, sanitized and stocked to your specifications before you arrive. Your site includes 2 Adirondack chairs, a small spool table, 1 bundle of dry firewood, fire starters and matches. Assistance moving your items to your site can be provided.

Ask us for recommendations of other local parks, attractions, dining and drinking in addition to Starved Rock, there are so many beautiful places to visit without the crowds.

Golden Pond is treated weekly for mosquitos. And your site has been sprayed with the same spray they use at Disney World to keep the insects at a hopeful minimum.We ask that you recycle glass, cans, cardboard, etc bins are provided.

We ask that you recycle glass, cans, cardboard, etc bins are provided.

Campsite area
Tent site
1 site
Up to 24 guests per site
Short walk
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Heidi a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Boating

We are just miles from the Illinois and Fox Rivers

Fishing

Many lakes and rivers nearby

Hiking

On site 7 acres. Within miles to State Parks.

Horseback riding

We have a professional stables on site. Lessons can be arranged by appointment. Trail riding available at another nearby stables.

Snow sports

Cross Country skiing on site and at local State Parks

Wildlife watching

We have deer, squirrels - including some white ones, turkeys, racoons, etc

Biking

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Meadows Edge in Illinois.

Forest

With a creek and small pond

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Ranch
Driveway

Places to see near Welcome to our Magical Woods

12 Reviews

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Hipcamper Spencer
Spencer T.
recommends this listing.
July 17th, 2022

It was a sweet campsite! Heidi drove our stuff to the campsite in a trailer and delivered firewood multiple times throughout the night!

Hipcamper Tanya
Tanya G.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
July 6th, 2022

Heidi was wonderful and friendly. The location was fine, however it was leading into 4th of July weekend. We could hear a party going until 2am or later, truck traffic and what we think was another camp site arguing at like 6am. Also broken glass along the pathway and camp site.

Hipcamper Allen

A quick getaway!

Allen W.
recommends this listing.
July 4th, 2022

Heidi and Stan were very welcoming. They made sure that our campsite was fully stocked with the items we requested, and were helpful in getting our supplies to our camping space. I would definitely stay with them again.

Hipcamper DANIEL
Daniel M.
recommends this listing.
June 20th, 2022

Heidi's place was exactly as described! They communicated well and provided everything we asked for and were very accommodating. Would recommend for others.

Hipcamper Andreas
Andreas D.
recommends this listing.
June 12th, 2022

The site is very peaceful and pretty. Heidi and her family was awesome, and also helped transport some of our gear to the site using a small tractor.
We will be back!

Hipcamper Josue

Family camping approved

Josue H.
recommends this listing.
May 29th, 2022

Heidi went above and beyond to accommodate my large group. She was super patient with us and made us feel at home.

Hipcamper emma

Grateful for the last-minute stay!

Emma S.
recommends this listing.
October 18th, 2021

Heidi took us in super last minute - we were really grateful to be able to stay for the night! We pitched our tent on an open lawn behind an unoccupied house on the property. You can see the road from the site (it's not forested). Heidi graciously provided some wood alas it was a little damp + hard to keep going, so if it's rained recently, bring some of your own dry wood too just in case! There is a portapotty for campers' use. No sink, so we brought our own water for hand-washing.

Hipcamper Matt

Beautiful site!

Matt A.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2021

Great site! A bit of a walk from the parking area, but the host was very kind and helped bring camping gear back on their trailer. Site was perfectly large enough for 6 of us to set up 3 tents and be totally comfortable.

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Hipcamper Jack

Heidi rocks!

Jack H.
recommends this listing.
August 26th, 2021

My 2nd time at Meadows Edge. This time the temps were in the 90s and a Thunderstorm brewing. Heidi, the host, offered me her home as camping would have been very unpleasant and wet. Can’t thank Heidi enough for her generosity!

Hipcamper Heidi
Response from Heidi, the Host, on August 29th, 2021

We were happy to offer you shelter. That storm was terrible and the heat was miserable. I am glad we had to to offer. Safe travels!

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Welcome to our Magical Woods
State
Illinois
Country
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$50/night
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