Activity Permits: A Group Use or Activity permit may be required prior to making a reservation for shelters or group camp areas, please Click Here first, to determine if a permit is required for your event or activity.
Please Note: If you are reserving our organized Youth Group Campsite, you must meet the following conditions: in order to occupy this site, you must have a group of five or more minors up to age 18 years of age who are members of an organization camping with its adult leaders such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Explorers, Church groups, etc. If you do not meet the above qualifications, you will not be allowed to camp in our Youth Group Camp and will be asked to leave. Large families and/or companies not affiliated with youth groups are not allowed in our Youth Group Camp.
If you are a customer booking our Youth Group Campsite, you MUST select Youth check box as primary occupant.
Notice: 2-day minimum stay on the weekends either Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday applied to this park.
Adeline Jay Geo-Karis Illinois Beach State Park, IL
Fees and Cancellation
Cancellations (or early departures) made after the scheduled arrival date will be charged for the nights that have passed (or the minimum stay requirement, whichever is greater), plus one additional nights campground or cabin use fee and the $5.00 reservation fee. Any remaining funds will be refunded.
No-shows will be charged the full amount of the campsite/cabin reservation fee and the $5.00 reservation fee, without refund.
SHELTERS: The reservation fee for Shelters is $25 for each day the shelter is reserved. All Shelter fees are non-refundable unless the area is closed by the Department.
Upon vacating the site, shelter users are required to remove all personal belongings and place all trash in the appropriate receptacles located at the site. Failure to clean up the area after you leave will result in a disposal fee of $50. Failure to pay the disposal fee will result in denial of future reservations until the fee is paid in full.
Special Policy Applicable to this Facility
Cancellations made prior to the 3 day minimum booking window for the facility will be provided a full refund minus the non-refundable $5.00 reservation fee. Cancellations made inside the 3 day minimum reservation window, but prior to arrival, ***will be charged the 1ST NIGHTS CAMP or cabin use fee as well as the $5.00 reservation fee.*** All remaining funds will be refunded.
Cancellations (or early departures) made after the scheduled arrival date ***will be charged for the nights that have passed (or the minimum stay requirement, whichever is greater) PLUS ONE ADDITIONAL NIGHTS CAMP OR CABIN USE FEE & the $5.00 reservation fee.*** Any remaining funds will be refunded.
*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites