To make a reservation for a Tent or RV site, contact us by phone or email, we accept cash or checks, sorry, we do not accept credit cards.  Your security deposit should be received within 7 days of your phone reservation, otherwise, the site will be opened again.  Last minutes unsecured reservations are only held until 5:00pm.
Phone:  (815)858-3866Or you can click to email us: 
Address:1478 S. Vel Terra Road
               Elizabeth, Illinois 61028 (mailing address)
                      Woodbine, Illinois 61028  (physical location)
Camping Reservations by Phone:  8:30AM to 8:30PM
Camper's check in is 2:30pm and check out time is 2:00pm.  No check-ins allowed after dark (approx 8:30-9pm) due to disturbance to other campers.  Call and check for 12 noon early arrival approval.
Holiday Weekends require a 3 night stay for RV campers, 2 nights for tent campers.
Dump Station is free w/3 night stay or $15.00 for less than 3 nights
Pets (2) allowed, see rules under "PETS".
Cancellations must be made 3 days (72 hours) before date of arrival to receive a refund less processing fees.

Tent Sites (Max. of 6 people allowed per site)
2 people     =$25.00 min. per site, per night
Add'l adults=$3.00 per add'l adult (18+) per night
Add'l child  =$2.00 per add'l child (under 18) per night
PLEASE:  To prevent overcrowding, only one (1) tent per site plus a dining canopy.

RV Sites  (Max. of 6 people allowed per site)
(some 50 all 30/20 amp electric & water)
2 people     =$35.00 min. per site, per night
Add'l adults=$5.00 per add'l adult (18+) per night
Add'l child  =$3.00 per add'l child (under 18) per night
No tents allowed on any RV site, thank you.

Visitors: Visitors must register in Cowboy Corner prior to meeting their campers.  Visiting hours are from 11:00am to 9:00pm, with a visitor's fee of $3.00 per person.  Visitors can park their vehicle in the GUEST parking area.  No visitors are allowed to check-in after 7:30pm. Visitors are not allowed to bring pets.

Camping Season: Enjoy Vel Terra Ranch from 1st weekend in April thru Columbus Day Weekend in October
Seasonal camping rates available
Rates are subject to change at any timeMinimum check-in age is 21 years old.
Member of Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Reservations & Rates:
Vel Terra

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Just in case many of you don't realize where Vel Terra is located, we are just 20 minutes East of Galena, in Woodbine at the end of Vel Terra Road...which is 1/2 mile north of Rt. 20.  As you go through Woodbine take a few minutes and stop by to see what we have to offer.
Owner's Message:  We're smaller than most campgrounds, but just take a moment and look at the benefits.
*Central to many tourist activities and attractions, *Competitive camping fees, same fees weekdays, weekends and holidays *well maintained grounds  *Picnic table and fire pit @ every site*  clean bathrooms with softened water  *more personal care  *free firewood  *quiet and peaceful  *and more!
We need your business to stay in business, so give us a won't regret it!
A place to decompress and renew your spirit!
Rates for the 2017 camping season remain the same.  Also end of camping season is now Columbus Day Weekend in October.   Your continued patronage is very much appreciated, hope to see you this camping year.  Thank you.
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Hi, I'm Sharon, Owner and your host at Vel Terra Ranch .... thank you for visiting my reservations page.  Please go ahead and call - - it will be the best call you ever made for camping in JoDaviess County.  Hope I hear from you!