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2015 KOA Directory

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70 Use the ICON KEY on the FRONT COVER FLAP 6 Lena Visit and see why campers of all ages return for a variety of camping experiences. Just 35 miles east of historic Galena, this fower-landscaped campground includes wooded and grassy areas surrounded by rolling farm felds and tourist attractions. Nearby, fnd hiking, fshing, golf courses, bike trails, antique shops and more. Enjoy KOA's heated pool with a double tube slide or the Jumping Pillow. Join in sand vol- leyball, horseshoes and basketball, or rent fun-bikes and pedal karts. Activities include bingo, pancake breakfasts, barbecues, ice cream socials, hayrides, live music and movies. Check website for details. Stay in a tepee with modern conveniences. Cabins surround a large outdoor Camping Kitchen — ideal for groups/reunions. Deluxe Cabins with full amenities are great for winter weekend getaways. Deluxe Cabins and limited number of winterized campsites open Nov. 1 – March 31 with advance registration. Pool: May 22–Sept. 13. Max pull thru: 70 ft. Your hosts: the Long family. On US Hwy 20, 40 mi W of Rockford. From I-90 take US 20 Rockford Exit Freeport/Ga- lena. Galena is 35 mi W. Chicago O'Hare is 110 mi away. GPS: N42.357085, W89.826536 April 1 — October 31 koa.com/camp/lena RESERVATIONS 800-562-5361 • INFO 815-369-2612 10982 US Highway 20 West, Lena, IL 61048 5 LaSalle/Peru Simple pleasures like Saturday night summer hayrides or joining in a game of candy bar bingo abound at this country retreat. Have the kids dip a line into the children's fshing creek or tool around on rented pedal karts. Sun worshippers choose among plenty of sunny campsites, while shade-lovers settle under leafy oaks. Just 5 miles south, the deep canyons and towering moss-covered blufs at Starved Rock State Park will make you feel as though you've left the Prairie State altogether. Hike up to 13 miles of marked trails along canyons with splashing waterfalls. At nearby Matthiessen State Park, hike up to 5 miles of vigorous trails with unusual and beautiful rock formations. Enjoy restaurants, shopping and golf in the area too. Pool: Memorial Wknd–Labor Day Wknd. Max pull thru: 70 ft. Your hosts: Dave and Linda Waszak. From I-80, Exit 81 (Route 178): Turn N for 1.5 mi to 3150th Rd. From I-39 traveling N: Go E on I-80 2 mi to Exit 81 (Route 178). From I-39 traveling S: Exit 66 (Route 52), turn E approx 1.5 mi to 8th Road (Route 178), turn S 5.5 mi to 3150th Rd. April 1 — October 31 koa.com/camp/lasalle RESERVATIONS 800-562-9498 • INFO 815-667-4988 756 North 3150th Road, North Utica, IL 61373 4 Kankakee South Kankakee South KOA ofers a quiet get-away-from-it-all retreat that's just an hour south of Chicago. Good restaurants, golf courses, canoe trips and Friday night stock car races are nearby. You're just 10 minutes from the Chicago Bears' training camp. At nearby Kankakee River State Park, saddle up at the stables, then take to the scenic wilderness paths. Hiking, biking, canoeing, fshing and picnicking are other favorite park pastimes. At the campground, amenities include the pool, playground, basketball and volleyball courts and a game room—or relax under one of the big, shady oaks. There's a pavilion for your reunion or party needs. Pool: Memorial Wknd–Labor Day Wknd. Max pull thru: 75 ft. From Exit 308, I-57 and US 45-52: Go 3 miles south, then 1/2 mile east on East 6000 South Road. April 1 — October 31 koa.com/camp/kankakee RESERVATIONS 800-562-4192 • INFO 815-939-4603 425 East 6000 South Road, Chebanse, IL 60922 45 52 57 KANKAKEE Exit 308 6000 Rd. Chebanse ® I r o q u o i s R i v e r Exit 302 Illinois 178 251 80 80 55 39 L. Mich. Chicago LASALLE Utica Rt. 52 Rockford Peru Exit 81 ® 20 73 Galena 35 mi. 1 mi. Freeport 12 mi. Wisconsin 9 mi. LENA 1 /4 mi. S t a g e c o a c h T r a i l ® R

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