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Cabins and Campgrounds

Cabins and Campgrounds

Get Outdoors in Downstate Illinois

There are certainly no shortage of places to camp in Downstate Illinois. Within our 21-county coverage area, dozens upon dozens of sites are available. Check out our great sites below and get back to the outdoors today! 

21 Guns Campground

Martinsville, Illinois
Located in Martinsville, IL, 21 Guns Campground operates from April 1st through October 31st. Reserve one of their ...more!

Beall Woods State Park

Mount Carmel, Illinois
Located on the banks of the Wabash River in southeastern Illinois, Beall Woods State Park attracts visitors from ar...more!

Boulder Campground

Carlyle, Illinois
The campground sits along the lakeshore and offers ample shade. There are 82 campsites, all of which have a vi...more!

Buck Valley Wildlife

Marshall, Illinois
Guided tours for white tail deer, quail, pheasant and chucker (in season) are available or hunt or fish on your own...more!

Burrell Woods Park & Campground

Carmi, Illinois
Walking and running trails, camper hookups as well as tent camping, picnic facilities, and a dog park....more!

The Cabins at Hidden Lake Winery

Aviston, Illinois
The ten cabins offered at Hidden Lake Winery are perfect for any getaway. (Cabin #6 handicap accessible with queen ...more!

Casey KOA Journey

Casey, Illinois
Looking for a place to take a break from your travel schedule? Casey KOA Journey is the place for you! Make Casey K...more!

Cedarbrook RV Park & Campground

Mulberry Grove, Illinois
Cedarbrook 15 amazing RV sites to keep you comfortable at the campground. The full hookup sites will have water, se...more!

Coles Creek

Carlyle, Illinois
Coles Creek Campground offers 148 campsites and two large group campsites, all with electric hookups. All site...more!

Conservation Lake Campgrounds

Mt. Carmel, Wabash
Camping: $7.00 a night if paying by the night. $6.00 a night if paying for a 30-day block....more!

Dam East Spillway Campground

Carlyle, Illinois
Dam East Spillway Day Use Area is situated on the southern shore of Carlyle Lake, a prime getaway for city-dwellers...more!

Dam West Campground

Carlyle, Illinois
Dam West Recreation Area is a campground (113 sites) and day-use area situated on the southern shore of Carlyl...more!

Du Bois Center

Du Bois, Illinois
Nestled in 308 wooded acres with two lakes and countless trails, the center offers camping and a Retreat and Confer...more!

Du Quoin State Fairgrounds

Du Quoin, Illinois
The picturesque 1,600 acres offers hiking, fishing, picnicking and over 1,200 camping hook-ups. The fairground...more!

Fairview Park Campground

Casey, Illinois
60 sites...more!

Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site

Ellis Grove, Illinois
Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site preserves the time-worn earthen remains of Fort Kaskaskia, constructed by the Fr...more!

Hamilton County State Fish and Wildlife Area

Enfield, Illinois
Hamilton County State Fish and Wildlife Area, also known as Dolan Lake, is located about 8 miles southeast of McLea...more!

Hazlet Cottages on Carlyle Lake

Carlyle, Illinois
The cottages sit on the edge of Carlyle Lake's shore in Eldon Hazlet State Park. This wonderful location offers...more!

Hickory Shores Resort LLC

Carlyle, Illinois
Hickory Shores has been active for more than 25 years! Make Hickory Shores Resort a yearly destination for your fam...more!

Hide-A-Way Campground

Keyesport, Illinois
Hide-A-Way Campground is a delightful 95 site campground tailored to families who wish to have a quiet and rel...more!

Hilltop Campgrounds

Grayville, Illinois
Hiking, Jogging, Fishing, Swimming and Relaxing for the weekends. A complementary newly expanded exercise facility ...more!

Illinois Wildlife Connections

Newton, Illinois
There are 4,000 acres of deer and turkey hunting with a comfortable year-round 7 room lodge for hunting, meeti...more!

K-River Motel & Campground

Baldwin, Illinois
Visit K-River Motel & Campground, centrally located in Downstate Illinois near Sparta, Red Bud, Tilden, New Ath...more!

Kaskaskia Dragon RV Park

Vandalia, Illinois
Kaskaskia Dragon RV Park is located in Vandalia, just off Interstate 70, in South Central Illinois.Whether you are ...more!

Kaskaskia River Project

Modoc, Illinois
Camping (15 sites), fishing, picnic shelter, grill, boat ramps, Visitors Center, tours of Kaskaskia Lock and Dam at...more!

Keyesport Cabins

Keyesport, Illinois

Kuhl's Kozy Kampground

Ingraham, Illinois
Kuhl's Kozy Kampground is located in the quiet, peaceful countryside of Southeastern Illinois. The Kampground w...more!

Lake Camp-A-Lot

Percy, Illinois
Please call the office to make your reservation today! 90 sites!...more!

Lake Mattoon Campgrounds (East & West) & Marina

Neoga, Illinois
Nestled in the heart of east central Illinois, the City of Mattoon owns two lakes located in the south west corner ...more!

Lakeside Camping

Keyesport, Illinois
Lakeside Camping offers 51 sites right on Carlyle Lake and provides a fun, safe atmosphere for the whole famil...more!

Lakeside RV Park & Campground

Olney, Illinois
Lakeside R.V. Park & Campground was developed in the 1970s as the East Fork Lake was being developed. The origi...more!

Marion County Fairgrounds

Salem, Illinois

McNair Camping

Du Bois, Illinois
McNair Group Area has a reservable group shelter and 31 camping sites on the southern shore of Carlyle Lake, a prim...more!

Mill Creek Cabins

Marshall, Illinois
The Mill Creek Cabins are great for the outdoor enthusiast and families alike. Open year round with an abundance of...more!

Mount Carmerriel RV Park

Mount Carmel, Illinois
We are a small 8 lot RV Park . Where we own operate and also live on the park property. We take pride in keeping th...more!

Northtown RV Park

Pinckneyville, Illinois
The 31 site campground is popular with local activity enthusiasts, and is registered with the Pinckneyville Ch...more!

Okaw Valley Kampground

Brownstown, Illinois
This is a full service campground. Located in south-central Illinois, we are focused on providing you with a g...more!

The Outdoor Sportsman's Lodge

Newton, Illinois
Guided fishing and boat rental. 6 cabins available....more!

Pyramid State Park

Pinckneyville, Illinois
Pyramid State Recreation Area, the largest state recreation area in Illinois, contains 19,701 acres and 48 camping ...more!

Randolph County State Recreation Area

Chester, Illinois
Randolph County State Recreation Area is a mecca for outdoor recreational activities. Fishing, hiking, picnicking, ...more!

Red Hills State Park

Sumner, Illinois
For wildflowers, beautiful foliage and soothing breezes in the spring...picnicking, camping, hiking, boating and fi...more!

Riverside Campground

Saint Francisville, Illinois
5 sites...more!

Rogers-Dewitt Park

McLeansboro, Illinois
The 58-acre park features a nature trail with two foot bridges, a meadow and a fishing pond. Primitive camping site...more!

Sam Parr State Fish & Wildlife Area

Newton, Illinois
Fishing lake, horse trails, hiking trails, picnic area, camping and 840 huntable acres. RV and tent sites....more!

Stone's Throw Cottages

Keyesport, Illinois
Welcome to “100 Steps"! Come experience this fully furnished gem, just “100 Steps” from...more!

Taylor Lake Campground

Olney, Illinois
Campground with 10 full hook up sites located off Illinois Highway 130....more!

Timber Trails Campground

Mulberry Grove, Illinois
This family friendly campsite features 100+ foot pull-through sites, full hookups, and is conveniently located just...more!

Timberwolf Cabin

Waterloo, Illinois
Built in 1953, this cozy one-room log cabin is located in the quaint and friendly city of Waterloo. During your sta...more!

Washington County State Recreation Area

Nashville, Illinois
Wildlife abounds in the Washington County State Recreation Area, located four miles south of Nashville in southern ...more!

Waterloo Sportsman's Club

Waterloo, Illinois
Enjoy 200 acres of idyllic nature at Waterloo Sportsman's Club in Waterloo, IL. The club features 7 pavilions f...more!

Westerfield Cabins

Freeburg, Illinois
Log Cabin lodging at its finest. Stay for the night, the weekend, or an extended period....more!

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