Early inhabitants of Kankakee State Park—the Illini, Miami, Kickapoo, & Mascouten tribes, and later, the Potawatomi, Ottawa and Chippewa people—began a deeply rich tradition of living from the land. Engage in that living story by returning to Chippewa Campground where a few modern-ish amenities (vault toilets, hand-pumped water) meet flowing creeks, running animals, and storied soil. Your RV will never be the same.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
94 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports


Natural features you'll find at Chippewa Campground.

River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Alexandra
Alexandra V.
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November 29th, 2016

Chippewa Campground is where my friends and I would all spend our summer nights camping in high school. While the campgrounds themselves aren't that impressive, Kankakee State Park is beautiful. There's a secret little spot where you can "cliff jump" from a twenty foot ledge, or if you're in a more chill mood, you can float down the creek on inner tubes. The park is also a popular place for local slackliners to set up. The hiking isn't extensive, so I'd recommend this weekend spot for people who also have other interests, like kayaking or fishing.

A shallow part of rock creek, near the campground.
Hipcamper Alex H.
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June 17th, 2017
Kankakee River State Park
United States
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41.202° N, 87.979° W
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 94 Sites
(Up to 4 people per site)

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