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
Bring your own tents, trailers
1 site
Up to 12 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Bins available
No kitchen
No picnic table
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 40ft
Surface type: concrete pad
Surface levelness: flat
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: 80%

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

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

Forest
River, stream, or...
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Wetlands
Farm

The vibe at Seclusive Nature Site

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Hipcamper Meaghan
Meaghan O.
recommends this listing.
May 3rd, 2020

Time place was great! Perfect for our dog and 2 year old to run around. There’s both a clearing to run and play catch, and a more woody area to hike around. Tom also very kindly showed us the cows and goats he keeps at his place, a short walk or ATV ride away (he picked us up). The only downside is you can hear the street traffic, and trains, though they’re out of sight so it’s still pretty remote, and there are lots of birds and frogs for competing nature sounds. Also it was only 50 minutes from our house in Chicago!

Hipcamper Warren
Warren B.
recommends this listing.
May 12th, 2020

Everthing was great, thanks Tom!

Hipcamper Amber
Amber K.
recommends this listing.
May 17th, 2020

It was just what we we're looking for. Some fresh air away from the city. The camp is in a little wood area in the middle of some fields. Definitely secluded and primitive. If it has rained or is going to rain, definitely take some waterproof boots. Just a little swampy entering and exiting the camp. Tom is happy to transport you and your gear to the site on his fourwheeler as well.

Hipcamper Mengjie
Mengjie Z.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
June 7th, 2020

This was nice but there were too many mosquitoes.

Hipcamper Narineh

Loved it!

Narineh S.
recommends this listing.
June 14th, 2020

Tom was really helpful and very laid back. It was a beautiful little get away and exactly what I wanted. The camping area was perfect amount of space to walk around and enjoy the campfire. We also loved that Tom had a petting farm 10 minutes away and we pet the most friendly cute goats and sheep! Highly recommend !

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Hipcamper Daniel
Daniel S.
recommends this listing.
June 15th, 2020

This is a great campsite and Dan was friendly, helpful, and very responsive. We biked in from the Waukegan Metra station, pitched our two small tents, and had a great time exploring the area (on bikes and off) and sitting around the fire. The site itself is beautiful, only a few minutes from Wisconsin (and a case of New Glarus) and very close to the Lake Michigan Circle Tour route. I hope to come through again as part of a longer tour.

Hipcamper Megan
Megan L.
recommends this listing.
July 1st, 2020

I loved the privacy and the atv ride and wagon offered to reach the site was super nice!

Hipcamper Eric

Quick getaway.

Eric G.
recommends this listing.
July 13th, 2020

It was very nice .I had options on where I wanted to camp out. I decided to be some what in a very secluded area. Next time I will ask to stay next to river.

Hipcamper zoe

Wonderfully kind hosts, beautiful!

Zoe M.
recommends this listing.
July 14th, 2020

Dan and Hannah were so kind and welcoming!
Lovely property with adorable animals. Camp site was across the street on their private property. Very secluded and a great layout.
Just be prepared with a water jug and TP and you’ll be living!

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Property
The Old Corris Family Farm
State
Illinois
Country
United States
$35/night
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