Summer Camping at Bullfrog Lake

Why choose Bullfrog for Camping?
Convenient location (about 30 minutes from Chicago), lakeside activities and biking and hiking trails around the area. For first time campers, this is a perfect spot to get the feel for camping without a lot of hardships.
Tip: Alcohol is allowed but glass containers are prohibited.

How to Plan your visit?

•  Just make a reservation at FPCC site here, pack your bags and go.

• Run through this indispensable emergency checklist.

•  Get your bikes and enjoy the several miles of mountainous biking. Details here.

•  There are fishing and kayaking opportunities too.

Note: I wouldn’t really recommend it for multiple days considering the overall facilities like bathrooms aren’t all that great.


The Camp Bullfrog has a well-equipped boathouse where you could rent Kayaks or fishing gear.

The boathouse, courtesy FDPCC

Camp Bullfrog has Palos Trail System in the near vicinity, which has extensive rolling hills and profound ravines, attracting thousands of mountain biking enthusiasts each year.

Mountain biking near Bullfrog, courtesy, FPDCC

The campsites are large and have a decent sized fire-pit, courtesy FPDCC

The early morning view from the pier.

That’s it.

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