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East Woods on the IL River

· Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois
25 acres hosted by Katie T.
1 RV/tent site · 1 tent site
Katie is a Star Host
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Best in Illinois: Finalist
Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
This 25 acre parcel was once owned by a sand mining company. There are mounds and valleys all along the Illinois River. We purchased the property in 1987, and cut in the road. The city of Ottawa recently annexed the property into the Ottawa city limits. It's like owning our own wild park.
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Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Peoria, oθaakiiwaki‧hina‧ki (Sauk) & Meškwahki·aša·hina (Fox), Bodwéwadmi (Potawatomi), Myaamia, Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, Kaskaskia, and Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Katie T.Joined in October 2017
Response rate: 100%
232 ratings · 178 reviews
Jennifer M.recommends
November 25, 2023
Ottawa IL East Woods / Rainbow Pond
Beautiful, secluded sight with short walk to river. Deer, turkeys, geese and all different types of birds. I’ve been here before and will come again!
Jackie F.recommends
November 19, 2023
Ottawa IL East Woods / Rainbow Pond
Loved tent camping here! So serene and plenty of area to walk through nature. The host was very nice and showed us around the site so we knew the area. Beautiful view of the stars too! Great place to recharge :)
Dan M.recommends
November 12, 2023
Ottawa IL East Woods / Rainbow Pond
An incredible spot
An incredible space. Of the 3 campgrounds, one rises above the rest. Quiet, secluded and along the River. Was truly incredible.
Joe J.recommends
October 30, 2023
Ottawa IL East Woods / Rainbow Pond
Always an amazing time here! We were visited by wild turkey, 2 bald eagles soaring over camp, deer and even a frog down by the river! A great day in the woods and Katie is a very welcoming host!
Jennifer M.recommends
October 8, 2023
Ottawa IL East Woods / Rainbow Pond
Primitive and river fishing!
Great primitive stay! Katie is awesome, greated me on arrival and we walked to camp site. I extended my stay an extra night because I just didn’t want to leave.
Lauren K.
October 1, 2023
Goose Creek Lost Acre
Overall nice place! Kind of expensive for what it’s worth. Not very private and extremely loud. There are trains and other loud things making noises through the night. Creek is nice.
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