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Grand Detour Islands Retreat Inc.

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Unique primitive campsites with waterfront access on 50 acres of beautiful Rock River Islands at Grand Detour. 8 miles of deep water fishing and boating. The campgrounds were formerly known as Rock River Recreation which has continually operated as a rustic campground since the early 1950s. Prior to that all the way back to the 1800′s individuals camped on the islands and retreated to town during flood periods. Groups are encouraged and the management team can arrange canoe trips, day trips, and dining arrangements with local quality restaurants. Daily camping will be allowed by reservation. In the past the campgrounds have received a bad reputation based on the conduct of daily campers who did not conduct themselves properly. With the change of ownership, significant security upgrades have been provided. The campground will operate with a closed gate. Access from the gate will only be allowed with proper camp issued identification. Security cameras have been placed around the campgrounds to assist in prosecution of vandals and trespassers.



Email: reservations@campinggdir.com

Phone: (815) 652-5811

Total Sites: 78


Amenities

  • tenting
  • store
  • swimming pool
  • fishing
  • lp gas
  • modem connection
  • pullthrus
  • sewer hookups
  • laundry
  • other swimming
  • rentals
  • pets
  • cable tv
  • lodging
  • dump station
  • recreation hall
  • boating
  • group area
  • phone hookups
  • slideouts
  • wi-fi


Weather

Mostly Cloudy
Thursday 09/29/2016 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Mainly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.
Overcast
Friday 09/30/2016 20%
Overcast
Overcast. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 66F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 10/01/2016 40%
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. High 67F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Overcast
Sunday 10/02/2016 0%
Overcast
Cloudy. High around 70F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Monday 10/03/2016 0%
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. High 72F. Winds light and variable.


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July 19, 2014

The information about the campgrounds are incorrect. It's now called camping islands. The site was bought about 10 years ago and is run by a wonderful women named Judy. The grounds are well kept and clean. It's quiet and beautiful. It's great for fishing. Bass were jumping all day. There's no running water but it's only 15 minutes to Dixon. This is my new favorite place to go camping.

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