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Camping in Illinois: 6 Awesome Campgrounds You Need to Explore

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September 7, 2023

Planning a trip to Illinois? Get ready to discover beautiful prairies, stunning canyons, peaceful rivers, and some amazing history!

Whether you want to relax and unwind at the campground or spend a week on the water fishing, Illinois is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors.

All of these campgrounds are now accepting reservations on campnative.com!

1. Mt. Carmerriel RV Park: Mount Carmel, Illinois

Need some peace and quiet? If you’re looking for a small, peaceful campground, Mt. Carmerriel RV Park could be for you!

This relaxing campground is only 10 miles from Beall Woods State Park which is the perfect spot for a day of hiking or fishing. Want to get out on the water? The Wabash River is just down the road!

The local grocery store is nearby as well as a city golf course, city pool, MCHS All Weather Track, and a movie theater for rainy days.

Mt. Carmerriel offers 8 quiet RV sites with 20, 30, or 50 AMP electric and free WiFi. Bathrooms and showers are not available on site so all RVs must be self contained.

Want to learn more about Mt. Carmerriel RV Park? Check out their Camp Native profile or book now, space is limited!

2. Double J Campground: Chatham, Illinois

Searching for an action-packed campground? If you and your family like to stay busy and be near local attractions, Double J Campground may be your next camping destination!

This campground offers easy access to the Lincoln Library and Museum, the Dana Thomas House, Knights Action Park, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Henson Robinson Zoo, 9 public golf courses, numerous antique malls, and so much more!

Want to spend the day at the campground? Enjoy swimming, a dog walk area, shuffleboard, croquet, horseshoes, a rec room, frisbee golf, a playground, and basketball.

Double J features 125 well-maintained full hookup sites with free WiFi, fire rings, picnic tables, 30/50 amp electric, water, sewer, and cable TV.

Interested in learning more about Double J Campground? Explore their Camp Native profile or book now, sites are filling up fast!

3. Crow Valley Campground: Sterling, Illinois

Love fishing? If you’re ready to cast your line and experience some world-class fishing, Crow valley Campground could be your next vacation destination!

Experience the best fishing between Dixon and Erie! Crow Valley is located right on Rock River so you could be reeling in the fish within minutes of your arrival.

This campground offers exciting activities for the entire family. Kids can take part in Junior Crow activities or relax in the game room, and everyone can enjoy a day on the water, a dip in the pool, a game of volleyball, and quality time around the fire.

Crow Valley features spacious RV sites, rental trailers, and tent sites. Restrooms and showers are available as well as a convenience store and free WiFi.

Want to know more about Crow Valley Campground? Take a look at their Camp Native profile or book now and start your ultimate fishing getaway!

4. Mendota Hills Campground LLC: Amboy, Illinois

Looking for the perfect family campground? If you’re family loves exciting activities and exploring the great outdoors, Mendota Hills Campground may be your perfect camping destination!

Cool off in the swimming lake and relax on the sand beach, try out three different fishing lakes, or head out on a rowboat, kayak, or canoe.

Spend a day at the campground playing Bingo in the activity center, chow down at a potluck, play a game of pool in the arcade room, take a forest hike, or cruise the campground on a golf cart.

Mendota Hills offers rustic and full hookup RV sites, tent sites, and rental units. Restrooms, showers, laundry facilities, free WiFi, and a convenience store are available at the campground.

Interested in learning more about Mendota Hills Campground? Check out their Camp Native profile or book now and start your exciting family vacation!

5. Mill Point RV Park: East Peoria, Illinois

Ready to immerse yourself in nature? If you’re longing to get out and explore in a beautiful setting, Mill Point RV Park could be your next camping destination!
Located on the picturesque Illinois River, Mill Point’s stunning setting is the perfect place to get out and hike or backpack. The private spring fed lake is great for an afternoon of fishing or swimming, and the river offers excellent opportunities for kayaking or canoeing through steep, rocky bluffs.

Explore the nearby Spring Bay Fen Nature Reserve and Wildlife Prairie Park or spend a day golfing, try your luck at the casino, or enjoy the local nightlife.

Mill Point features 80 shaded full hookup RV sites, tent sites, clean restrooms, showers, and free WiFi.

Want to learn more about Mill Point RV Park? Take a look at their Camp Native profile or book now to begin your perfect outdoor getaway!

6. Kamper Kompanion: Litchfield, Illinois

Need to relax and unwind? If you’re in need of a stress free vacation, Kamper Kompanion might just be the campground for you!

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life at this quiet, 10+ acre campground. You and your family can relax and enjoy weekly cookouts, try your hand at karaoke, or spend an afternoon at Lake Lou Yaeger.

Kamper Kompanion is near exciting Route 66 attractions, the Route 66 Drive-in Theater, and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. To top it all off, the folks from American Pickers stop by once a month, drop by and say hello!

Kamper Kompanion features 28 spacious full hookup RV sites, large trees for shade, satellite access, free WiFi, and laundry facilities. Bringing along your dog? No problem, there is a dog park in the campground!

Interested in learning more about Kamper Kompanion? Explore their Camp Native profile or book now to begin your relaxing camping vacation!

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