Just 50 miles from Chi-town, Channahon Campground is named after the Native American word meaning “the meeting of the waters.” It’s located along the DuPage, Kankakee and Des Plaines Rivers, which makes canoeing a option for accessing Gebhard Woods. Lallos Bar & Grill is a local favorite Mexican joint within walking distance of the park. Grilling is fun and all, but sometimes you just want a burrito the size of small baby.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
25 sites
Up to guests per site
Hike in
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

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Natural features you'll find at Channahon Campground.

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May 25th, 2016

Biked from Chicago down the I&M trail. Campground is directly off the main trail; you take a 25ft side trail into an open field and you are in the middle of the campground. On the other side of the park is a lake/pond and a basic suburban park. Went mid-summer and our bike group were the only people in the campground; there were a lot of mosquitoes. Had a great time grilling, drinking, relaxing.

Channahon State Park
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41.422° N, 88.228° W
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Tent Only - Hike In: 25 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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