Channahon State Park, 25302 W Story St, Channahon (815-467-4271)
Itís all about getting back to nature at this state park. Thereís no vehicular access, which means all of your gear must be walked to one of the 20 campgrounds. Each camping area features fire rings, picnic tables and grills; a drinking fountain and pit toilets are located near each area. During the day, you can hike along 61 miles of scenic trails offering views of wildlife and wildflowers.
Miles from Chicago About 50
Price $6 per tent per night