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Ferne Clyffe State Park

29 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

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  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 70 ft.


29 Reviews of Ferne Clyffe State Park

Ratings Breakdown

  • 1
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  • 10
lThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2021

Completely Packed

The experience didn’t start out well because the coordinates and map directions from this website were absolutely wrong. They let us to a subdivision about 17 miles away. But then when we finally did make our way to the campground the sites were on top of each other. Not possible to open your…

Month of VisitNovember
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2021

Quiet campground with lots of hiking trails and wildlife. Clean bathrooms

Nice quiet campground with lots of trees and nicely separated camp spots. Water only available at few spots and you would need a really long hose to attach if open faucet available. No answer to phone calls and reservation webpage dropped us twice. You take an open spot and pay the park ranger or…

  • Gravel  fairly level camping spot
Month of VisitOctober
Bill M.
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2021

SO IL state park camping

Located near Shawnee National Forest. Beautiful area. Facilities nice. Hiking. Birding. Nature!!

Month of VisitNovember


Ferne Clyffe State Park is located in Illinois


Located 1 mile south of Goreville, on Il. Rt. 37. The park is easily accessed from both Interstate 57 and Interstate 24. From I-57, take exit 40, go east 5 miles to Il. Rt. 37, go one mile south of Goreville to park entrance. From I-24, take exit 7, go west 2 miles to Il. Rt. 37, go 1/2 mile south to park entrance.


90 Office Drive
Goreville, IL 62939


37.574610944820066 N
88.93844780257342 W

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Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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