Fox River Resort - Sheridan, IL

Waterpark Temporarily Closed

Please note that Pirate’s Cay Indoor Water Park is temporarily closed for repairs. We hope to be open soon, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Relax and Renew in Midwest Hills

Located about 90 minutes south of Chicago, this resort is a perfect place to get away and relax. Beautiful state parks, historic sites and golf courses are all nearby. Shopping, dining, movie theaters and more can also be found in the region and greater Chicago area.

The sprawling resort features a wide range of outdoor family activities. Our stocked, seven-acre lake is ready for fishing, canoeing or paddle boating. We have indoor and outdoor pools, plus the year-round Pirate's Cay Indoor Water Park with interactive water features, food outlets and more.

Enjoy many sports activities and our par-3 executive golf course. Plus, the mini golf courses, activity center with arcade and movie theater are big hits with kids.

Set sail for our pirate-themes Pirate's Cay Indoor Water Park! It features two tower slides and body slides, a relaxing lazy river, a giant overflowing water bucket and cool water features in a kid-sized playscape, arcade and more. And although it's open to the public, Fox River Resort guests enjoy discounted rates.


  • Pirate's Cay Indoor Water Park (open year-round; days and times vary by season)
  • Fox River Grill, Subway®, Mama De Luca's® pizza and Silver Café
  • Indoor and outdoor pools
  • Seven-acre fishing (stocked) and boating lake
  • Activity Center
  • Arcade
  • Mini movie theater
  • 18-hole mini golf course
  • Ball field, plus basketball, volleyball and tennis courts
  • Horseshoes, bocce ball and shuffleboard
  • Pedal boat and canoe rentals
  • Playground
  • Horseback riding (seasonal)
  • Cross-country skiing (seasonal)
  • 9-hole executive golf course

Note: Some amenities are seasonal and may require a separate fee.

This is a pet-friendly resort.

For the safety and enjoyment of all guests, please note that:

  • A nonrefundable fee of $125 applies per pet brought onto property.
  • All pets must be registered upon check-in and you must show current vaccination records.
  • You are fully responsible for the behavior and any damage caused by your pets.

Service animals, such as seeing eye dogs, are not considered pets and are permitted at all Holiday Inn Club member resorts.