Laona Heights Sugar River Colored Sands Sugar River Two Rivers Ferguson Hartley Memorial Trask Bridge Four Lakes Pecatonica River Pecatonica Wetlands Crooked River Grove Creek Seward Bluffs Klehm Forest Preserve Severson Dells Fuller Memorial Indian Hill Hinchliff Memorial Kilbuck Bluffs Trailside Kishwaukee Gorge South Kishwaukee Gorge North Rockford Rotary Kishwaukee River Oak Ridge Blackhawk Springs Deer Run Espenscheid Memorial McKiski County Line Kieselburg Roland Olson Stone Bridge Clayton Andrews Ledges Hononegah J. Norman Jensen Millrace Isle Macktown Atwood Homestead Forest Preserve Headquarters


Fees for 2017


Daily reservation small shelter (up to 150 people) $50$75
Daily reservation large shelter (up to 299 people)$75$100
Daily reservation large shelter (300 to 500 people)$400$500
Daily reservation with electric$10$15

Note: 300 and over, Forest Preserve District will provide
one extra set of port-o-lets along with one garbage dumpster.

Ground Use Permits

 Resident Non-Resident
Rides & Amusements (maximum 5)$35$35
Building use permits per day - Headquarters, Pecatonica Study Center$50$50
Other ground use permits (designated areas, tents, etc.)$25$40
Special Use Permits (commercial videography, weddings)$25 and up$25 and up
Annual Commercial Photography Permit$100$125
Daily Commercial Photography Permit$25$35


Note: All campers must be established and registered by 10:00 P.M. A fee will be collected and separate permits will be issued for each unit.

FEES STARTING NOVEMBER 1, 2013ResidentNon-resident
Regular campground (Sugar River)$15/unit$25/unit
Senior (62 and over) & disabled$13/unit$23/unit
Electric hookup (additional) 3 units per site max$8/unit$8/unit
Regular campgrounds (Pecatonica (no electric), Seward, Hononegah)$13/unit$23/unit
Senior (62 and over) & disabled$11/unit$21/unit
Electric hookup (additional) 3 units per site max$8/unit$8/unit
Primitive area (Pecatonica & Sugar River)$13/unit$23/unit
Organized Youth Group Camping by reservation only (per weekend reservation)
50 or less people$25$35
Over 50 people$35$45
Firewood from host (when available)$7/bundle$7/bundle
Non-camper dump station use fee$20$30


Bridle tag seasonal each rider (mid-April to mid-November)$25$35
Bridle tag daily each rider$8$10
Camping per night (Oak Ridge and Seward Bluffs Forest Preserves only) per unit$12$17

Special Event Categories

Roland Olson Arena per day$30$40

Balloon Launch Permit

Annual Balloon Launch Permit (calendar year) per person$50$75

Model Airplane Flying Permit

Individual Only (calendar year) per person$30$40
Day Pass 1 - day$7$9
Day Pass 2 - day$10$13
Day Pass 3 - day$12$16

Metal Detectors

Individual Only (calendar year) per person$20$30


Individual Only (calendar year) per person$10$10