Department of Natural Resources
The Hennepin Canal State Park is not enrolled in the ReserveAmerica camping reservation system and DOES NOT take camping reservations. Camping at the Canal is on a first-come, first-serve basis. There are no set check-in or check-out times. The Canal’s site security officer makes rounds to each…
First come first served and be prepared to pay, but there is no drop box for money. Someone is to visit the sites each eve to collect the funds from campers.
There are no set check-in or check-out times. The Canal’s site security officer makes rounds to each campsite to collect camping fees,…
- Walk-InPark in a lot, walk to your site.
- Boat-InSites accessible by watercraft.
- Tent Sites
- RV Sites
- Standard (Tent/RV)
- Picnic Table
- Phone Service
This was a great little find in the middle of nowhere. We were traveling home after Thanksgiving and we don't like crowded campgrounds. We were in a tent (didn't need electric) and this was perfect.
I have to be honest, coming into this one "in the dark" was a bit creepy. No lights, no…
Hennepin Canal Lock 6 Campground is located in Illinois
It is not easy to find, but the map WILL take you there. It's twisty-turney and will look like you are in the wrong spot (there are no signs) . The last "turn" is onto a gravel road BEFORE you get to the cement railroad bridge (immediately before). If you go under the bridge, you will hit a dead end.