Camping at Thomas Woods in Marengo opens for season

The Thomas Woods Campground at Marengo Ridge Conservation Area has opened for the season.

Marengo Ridge Conservation Area, located at 2411 N. Route 23 in Marengo, offers 5 miles of looped trails to explore through oak woodlands and savanna, according to the McHenry County Conservation District.

The campground is open weekends through Oct. 30, and has tent campsites at $15 for residents and $20 for nonresidents.

For midweek camping reservations or other assistance, call 815-338-6223, ext. 1211. Reservations also can be made online at at least 48 hours in advance with a credit card.

If space is available, campers make a reservation onsite with the campground host.