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Messenger Woods Forest Preserve, Illinois

   

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AMENITIES:
Tent camping is available
Fishing
Boating
Restrooms
Picnic and Barbecue area is available
Tap Water

Activities: fishing and canoeing

There are needless to say restrooms at this campground; there are water hookups. Messenger Woods Forest Preserve is a very popular campground among people in New Lenox. At Messenger Woods Forest Preserve exciting stuff to do is bountiful, and campgrounds like these are magnificent.
All the great local attractions around here and the great variety of outdoors recreation are sure to keep you coming back many times. A lot of people camp here to be right next door to Illinois & Michigan
 
    Canal National Heritage Corridor.
There's so many things to do at Messenger Woods Forest Preserve including fishing, whitewater paddling, swimming, and playing golf, so you won’t get bored.
The friendly ambiance and the skillfully
 looked after facilities attract folks from far and near.
In Illinois you never run out of outdoors enjoyable stuff. The category I-II Fishnet Rapids portion of Des Plaines is 4 miles long. This sweep of Des Plaines is a place where beginners should come paddling. Always check conditions in advance of a trip paddling in view of the fact that paddling is a treacherous pastime. Why don't you go on a trip to close by Haunted Trails and race a go-kart while here at Messenger Woods Forest Preserve. A trip to Kankakee River State Park when you're here at Messenger Woods Forest Preserve is a magnificent idea; a tremendous zoo near Messenger Woods Forest Preserve is Cosley Zoo; they have
 
scores of pretty animals. If you come to this campground, you will have a good time for sure. For you golfers we recommend nearby Willow Run Golf Course, and since you're here, you could also have a look at stunning Tampier Lake.  

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago-Tinley Park, Tinley Park

7 miles away
  
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tinley Park, IL, Tinley Park

7 miles away
  
Homewood Suites By Hilton Orland Park, Orland Park

7 miles away
  
Super 8 Mokena/Frankfort /I-80, Mokena

7 miles away


Other campgrounds near Messenger Woods Forest Preserve, Illinois:

   Martin Campground-joliet, Joliet, 6 miles away
      
   Green Fields Campground, Elwood, 8 miles away
      
   A-ok Campgrounds Of Frankfort, Frankfort, 8 miles away
      
   Enchanted Shores, Peotone, 14 miles away
      
   RV Park At Hollywood Casino Joliet, Joliet, 14 miles away
      
   Empress Rv Resort, Joliet, 14 miles away
      
   Hammel Woods Forest Preserve, Joliet, 17 miles away
      
   Fossil Rock Recreation Area, Wilmington, 17 miles away
      
   Leisure Lake Resort, Shorewood, 18 miles away
      
   Forsythe Woods Youth Group, Wilmington, 19 miles away
      

Marinas near Messenger Woods Forest Preserve, Illinois:

   Old Plank Marina, Frankfort, 8 miles away

   Big Basin Marina, Channahon, 20 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Messenger Woods Forest Preserve, Illinois:

   Des Plaines, Will County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II - 4 miles long (Fishnet Rapids)

   Fox River, DuPage / Kane County, 29 miles away
      Class I-II(IV) - 0.05 miles long (Batavia Dam)


Public Lands near Messenger Woods Forest Preserve, Illinois:

   Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor, Lockport - IL, 4 miles away
      
   Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Porter - IN, 64 miles away
      
   Kankakee River State Park, Illinois, 19 miles away

   Goose Lake Prairie State Park, Illinois, 27 miles away

   Mazonia-Braidwood Wildlife Area, Illinois, 29 miles away


Golf Courses Near Messenger Woods Forest Preserve, Illinois:

   Sanctuary Golf Course, New Lenox, 3 miles away

   Willow Run Golf Course, Mokena, 4 miles away

   Ruffled Feathers Golf Course, Lemont, 4 miles away

   Broken Arrow Golf Club, Lockport, 5 miles away

   Cog Hill Golf & Country Club, Lemont, 5 miles away


Lakes Near Messenger Woods Forest Preserve, Illinois:

   Tampier Lake, Cook County, 5 miles away

   Turtlehead Lake, Cook County, 11 miles away


Current weather conditions at Messenger Woods Forest Preserve, Illinois
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Local climate location: WHEATON 7 miles away


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