FAQs

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Answers to our most frequently asked questions:

Do you allow pets? Yes!  
Do you sell Six Flags Great America tickets?

Yes! As Preferred Lodging Partners for Six Flags Great America, we sell discounted daily admission tickets for $49 each and Season passes for $81.  Campers, their guests and the public may buy them at the registration office for cash.  With advance notice, we can accommodate group ticket sales. Call (847) 546-2228 for details.

When is Check-in and Check-out?

Check-In: 4 pm, Check-Out 3 pm.  Early check-in is subject to availability.  Call (847) 546-2228 on your day of arrival to find out if your site has been vacated from the previous night. If it is available, we allow early check-in after 12 noon at no additional charge. Late check out is not allowed.

Do you have WiFi?

Yes, Overnight campers enjoy FREE WiFi service in the overnight camping section near the pavilion. Comcast services are available for purchase throughout the entire property to allow monthly and seasonal campers to buy high speed internet and/or television services for a month or on a quarterly basis without the need for a contract or satellite dish.

Comcast enabled Seasonal sites and Monthly sites means personal service and fast internet speeds. Plus, there’s no need to call an 800 number, or wait on hold. We have our own Comcast representative Dale Betts to help make it easy to get service started and help at any time.  Have questions?  Email or call Dale Betts at (847) 546-2228 or E-mail Dale_betts@cable.comcast.com

Do you have swimming?

Water recreation is a big part of the fish lake beach camping experience! All Fish Lake Beach campers may use the heated pool, kiddie pool, hot tub and lake. Click on daily admission for hours, cost and details. Group picnic guests may swim in the lake. The rules below apply to all campers, their guests and daily beach goers.

Swim Safe Rules:

Are fishing licenses required?

Fishing licenses are required by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) for individuals 16 years old and over. You may purchase a fishing license at Fish Lake Beach at the Registration office with a driver’s license, previous license or student ID. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Can I go fishing at night?

Shore fishing is permitted from 6 am to 11 pm Monday-Friday. You may fish from a row boat until 7 pm.

Do you have rentals?

Yes! Accommodations in our overnight camping section are park models, equipped with TV, kitchen, sofa, deck, grill, picnic table, parking for two cars, grill and more!  We do not rent tents or other types of recreational vehicles.

Tell me about boating on Fish Lake!

Campers may bring their own boat for a $ 5 launch fee.  Non-campers must pay the daily admission plus $5 launch fee to use a boat on Fish Lake. We have row boat, paddle boat and single or tandem kayak rentals from 7 am to 7 pm on weekends and 8 am to 7 pm on weekdays. Boats must be on shore by 7 pm.

How many people are allowed on an overnight campsite?

All camping rates are based on 2 adults & 2 kids or less. Additional occupants are $6 per person, per night. Maximum occupancy: 6 total. 4 adults per site max. Kids considered 17 and under. Note: Kids 3 and under are FREE but count in maximum occupancy.  See overnight camping page.  Additional occupants for Rental units are $10 per person, per night.   Maximum occupancy: 6 total. 4 adults per site max. Kids considered 17 and under. Note: Kids 3 and under are FREE but count in maximum occupancy.

How many tents can I put on a campsite?

On tent sites we allow 1 large tent per site, or 2 small (2-3) person tents.  More than one tent adds $10 per night.  A tent may not be put up on seasonal sites or RV overnights sites.

Do you serve food?

Yes!  Concessions is directly across from the beach.

What are the rules for campers?

Camping guests and visitors must abide by Fish Lake Beach rules and regulations; most are posted around the resort and on this website.  Overnight park model, seasonal and monthly campers must sign Fish Lake Beach rules as part of the registration process. If you have any questions call (847) 546-2228.  We want all guests to have a peaceful and safe experience.

When are quiet hours?
Where can I get propane?

Propane is available for purchase at Fish Lake Beach Trailer Sales and Service from 9 am to 4 pm daily. Call (847) 546-2228 for details.

Where is the nearest grocery store?

3 miles north on Route 12 there is an Aldi grocery store

Are you a green campground?

Recycling is encouraged. Large recycling bins are located by the pool bathrooms; smaller green recycling receptacles throughout the resort, beach and common areas.

Do you allow camp fires?

Yes, in the campfire pit or ring on each campsite.  Fires must be kept under 2 feet high.  Firewood may be purchased at concessions, across from the beach.

Is alcohol permitted?

Alcohol is permitted at the beach and campsites. Glass bottles or containers are prohibited at the beach, please.  We do not sell alcohol.

I’m under 21.  Can I camp with my friends?

Individuals under 21 may not camp without parent / custodian supervision present. Rental leases must be assigned to an individual 25+.

Call to reserve now(847) 546-2228

Fish Lake Beach Camping Resort

32223 N. US Highway 12
Volo, IL 60073
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(847) 546-2228
camping@fishlakebeach.com

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