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Winter camping opens Dec. 1 at Marengo Ridge

MARENGO – McHenry County Conservation District winter camping opens Dec. 1 at Marengo Ridge Conservation Area, 3100 N. Route 23 in Marengo.

Winter tent campers can enjoy camping and exploring more than five miles of hiking and cross-country ski trails that wind through the oak and evergreen woodlands at Marengo Ridge. 

Both large and small groups are welcome; the campground can accommodate up to 140 people with parking for 18 vehicles.

To make reservations, call the McHenry County Conservation District’s Administrative Office at 815-338-6223 at least 10 working days before the desired date to obtain the required permit.

– Northwest Herald

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