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Winter camping opens Dec. 2 at Marengo Ridge

Published: Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 10:09 p.m. CST

MARENGO – McHenry County Conservation District winter camping opens Dec. 2 at Marengo Ridge Conservation Area, 3100 N. Route 23 in Marengo.

Winter tent campers can enjoy camping and exploring more than 5 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. 

Reservations can be made online at www.MCCDistrict.org, or by contacting the McHenry County Conservation District’s Administrative Office at 815-338-6223 at least 10 working days in advance of the desired date in order to obtain the required permit. Call or go online now for available winter camping dates.

– Northwest Herald

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