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Fox Canyon and Spring Creek Youth Group Reservation Information

White Pines State Park
6712 West Pines Road
Mt. Morris, IL 61054

Phone:  815-946-3717

Application  |  Fee

Campsites may be reserved from May 1— October 31. Reservations are accepted by mail starting

Jan. 2. Walk-in reservations are accepted starting Feb.1.Complete all the information requested and send the entire signed application along with a check or money order for $5.00(non-refundable reservation fee) directly to the park. Make the check or money order payable to IL. Dept. of Natural Resources-White Pines. Incomplete forms and/or incorrect fees will be returned.  The reservation is not final until you have received a letter of confirmation from the park. If the group does not have a letter of confirmation, the group will be considered on a first come first served basis.

1. A youth group consists of 5 or more minors up to 18 years of age who are members of an organization camping with its adult leaders.

2. The $5.00 reservation fee is non-refundable, non-transferable and is in addition to the regular camping fee. The regular youth group camping fee is $2.00 per person per night with a minimum fee of $20.00 per night. The regular youth camping fee is to be paid upon arrival at the park. ONLY SEND THE $5.00 RESERVATION FEE.

3. Completed applications and checks must be received in the park office at least 7 days prior to the beginning of the desired camping period or they will be returned.

4.A campsite may be reserved for a maximum of 14 nights.

5.Reservations will be held until 3 PM of the second night of the reservation period. You will lose your entire reservation if you do not show up by 3 PM on the second night of the reservation period.

6. The Dept. reserves the right to make adjustments in the assignment of campsites as necessary.

7. All youth group campsites are walk-in camping only. There is no vehicle access to the campgrounds, therefore all camping is TENTS ONLY.

8. The youth group campgrounds has pit type toilets available, a parking lot for vehicles and drinking water. Each campsite has a fire pit and picnic tables. The shower building in the family campgrounds is not considered as part of the youth group campgrounds and is therefore not available for use by youth group campers.

9. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the campgrounds.

10. All campers are subject to all statutes and administrative rules governing the park which are posted at the camping permit station and the main park office. Any violations may result in the eviction of the camping party from the campgrounds and denial of future requests.


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