Camp Falcon

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Location is on 143rd street, (Midlothian Turnpike) about about a 1 mile west of Oak Park. Just a mere road across the street from Tinley Creek Woods about half a mile into the woods. It is unknown when the camp grounds were abandoned or why but location has been in decay for a couple of years. The 3 cabins alone give a creepy feeling. Camp Falcon was build on top of a former native american reservation, about two miles west of the famously haunted Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery, and is in the middle of both current and former insanely haunted Midlothian Turnpike.


(Submitted by Alan C.)

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Geographic Information

Tinley Creek Woods
Chicago, IL
United States

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41.630110682519536, -87.79005932814471
Cook County, Illinois
Nearest Towns:
Palos Heights, IL (2.6 mi.)
Crestwood, IL (2.9 mi.)
Oak Forest, IL (3.0 mi.)
Orland Park, IL (3.3 mi.)
Palos Park, IL (3.3 mi.)
Midlothian, IL (3.8 mi.)
Alsip, IL (3.8 mi.)
Tinley Park, IL (3.9 mi.)
Orland Hills, IL (4.1 mi.)
Worth, IL (4.1 mi.)


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  1. You’re missing the most terrifying place of all. Approximately 1/2 mi north of midlothian tpke on just amere rd. Road has been ripped out but can walk through clearing in trees where it used to be. Just west of oak pk ave now is driveway that curves into parking lot.Where driveway turns walk straight about 1/2 mile to place where water on left side. can’t see pond but it’s filled with reeds. If you find spot good luck. I’ll never go back.

  2. I actually had the honor of being a member of one of the last group to camp at Falcon. I was very young as I was still a Cub Scout at the time so maybe 10-12 years old. I honestly was never freaked out at all the entire weekend and was actually sad when it closed. I can say me nor any of my friends or leaders on the outing saw anything out of the ordinary. or ghosty.

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