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Fox River Recreation

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Reviewed 18 September 2014

Rented one of their cabins for 3 days. It is NOT the same as they show on their website. See photos below. Mold on front porch, half the windows didn't open, hand held shower duct tape to shower, air conditioner did now work, water coming from hose that STUNK so bad we almost threw up, dirty bedspread, was supposed to...

4Thank Susan H
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 8 September 2014

First off let me say this was not all bad and would probably give it a higher rating if I was not someone who grew up camping and did not know what camping was. Pros: * It is only about an hour drive from downtown Chicago, if you dont have too bad of traffic * It is right on the...

2Thank Christopher Z
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We had booked a campsite at an Illinois State Park back in January and when we called to confirm the staff was so unbelievably rude to us it made us not want to stay there (and we learned alcohol is prohibited from IL State Parks) We found ourselves three days before at the mercy of the closest campground- Fox River...

1Thank KME428
Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 13 May 2014

I love spending time at Fox River Recreation. The staff is fantastic, the land is beautiful, and it's all and all a great place. I spent most of last summer there and it was great. I throughly enjoyed everything there.

1Thank danileigh90
Reviewed 7 May 2014

I highly recommend this place to all families or anyone who wants to relax by the lake and to be surrounded by nature! Fox River Campground is very safe with lots of various activities including canoeing, boating, swimming, internet access, camping, bonfires, fishing, parties, etc. The parties held here celebrate various holidays and you can have your own celebration as...

2Thank Michelle M
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 April 2014

My family loves to stay at this place every year. We have been here for the past 7-8 years. Management is very friendly. Have a store on premises, so can buy common items you may need. Has a European flair to it ~ which we love the most. Very friendly community with some people who are regulars and some who...

3Thank Larry K
Reviewed 14 August 2013 via mobile

Not at all like the website pics. I am sure it was a nicer place at one time. They were very nice people and we felt bad leaving, but it was awful. The site next to ours had a huge wet hole that got worse when we hooked up our water. We were gonna stay one night and leave, but...

1Thank 91kmjm

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Fox River Recreation, the perfect place to bring family and friends together! We are a family-owned business and thrive on seeing our guest have the greatest experience possible here alongside the beautiful Fox River. Enjoy this exclusive seasonal campground for a weekend camping in your R.V. or one of our rental trailers. If you enjoy exploring on the wild side, we have space for you and your tents as well. Stay here with us and enjoy the wide variety of activities we have to offer. We have fishing, canoeing, boating, sports and more. Whatever recreational activities you like, we have! And please be sure to check out our fully packed Activity Schedule to make sure you get the most out of your experience here at Fox River Recreation! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fox River Recreation

Address: 27884 W Il Route 173, Antioch, IL 60002-8275
Region: United States > Illinois > Lake County > Antioch
Price Range: ₹ 7,848 - ₹ 10,464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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