Come enjoy group camping in a meadow surrounded by great oaks and pines. Reservations are required, call (815)732-6111 ext. 613 for full details and pricing.

We strive to provide a safe and happy tenting experience to our guests through the use of our Group Tenting Sites.

Stronghold Campground Policies

  • Campsites are available to everyone!
  • Campsites and Pavilions must be reserved in advance and require a contract
  • Must be 18 or older to reserve a site.
  • Campers and visitors must check in at the Brubaker Center prior to entering the campground.
  • Check in time is to be discussed prior to arrival.
  • Check out time is 4pm.
  • Charges are $15.00 per person, per night - maximum of 12 people per site
  • Pavilions rent for $35.00 per day(comes with tables, trash cans, water and wood for the firepit next to the pavilion).
  • Youth groups, scout groups, or youth clubs must have adult chaperones in appropriate numbers.
  • At check in, leaders MUST register at Brubaker and provide a cell number for emergency use.
  • Quiet time is 11pm-7am. Disorderly conduct and unreasonable noise is not allowed.
  • Electrical outlets at the shower house are not to be used for cooking with electrical appliances. No exceptions.
  • Trash is to be placed in the dumpster at the end of every day. Dumpster is located opposite the shower house. There is no site trash pick-up.
  • Fires are to be in the fire rings at your site.
  • Some firewood is provided as you arrive if more is needed firewood must be purchased On-site. You may purchase firewood in advance when you make your reseration and it will be waiting at your site. The cost is $10.00 per bundle of 14 pieces
  • Smoking is not allowed in the shower house, on the trails, or in the woods
  • Possession of firearms, fireworks, and hunting or trapping are prohibited.
  • No off-road vehicles, horses, etc. are permitted on Stronghold property. You must hae a valid driver's license to drive on Stronghold property.
  • Please observe the 10mph speed limit in the campground and the 15mph on the remainder of the property.
  • Any camper who violates these rules may be asked to leave without a refund

Thank you for helping to keep this a beautiful campground and enjoy your visit!