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Fishermans Corner

11 Reviews

About This Campground

US Army Corps of Engineers

Overview

With impressive views of the mighty Mississippi River, Fishermans Corner provides convenient RV and tent camping facilities for outdoor enthusiasts. The lush river landscape provides plenty of shade, and activities from water sports to hiking to wildlife viewing. Eagle watching is…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Max Length: 80 ft.

Reviews

11 Reviews of Fishermans Corner

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 6
  • 3
T S.
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2021

Camp on the Banks of the Mississippi

This Army Corps of Engineers’ campground is on the banks of the Mississippi River. Your federal pass gives you half price so the $20 nightly fee is reduced to $10.

Some sites are directly on the river. Site 13 seemed to be one of the best situated. We stayed in Site 12 which had a beautiful,…

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Site#12
Month of VisitOctober
SThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2021

Lovely stop

Some sites are right on the river w/ views - worth it to try to get those.  Our spot was last min and just a short walk from river - still beautiful.   Very clean, little playground for kids, nice spacing between sites.  2 dump stations so no congestion to dump.  Potable water between sites (not…

J
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2021

Camp is immaculate

We liked the camp. The place is immaculate, quiet as well as being on the Mississippi next to a lock and dam. There are no ADA camp sites, no Wi-Fi and only two bars of cell (ATT) at the park. A lot of the sites are long but are hard to get in and out, The camp ground keeper was very nice (Don) but…

Month of VisitAugust

Location

Fishermans Corner is located in Illinois

Directions

From Interstate 80, take Exit 1 for Highway 84, East Moline/Savanna. Travel South on Highway 84 S/2nd Ave and follow for 1.5 miles to the campground. Entrance to campground will be on the right. From East Moline, travel North on Highway 84. Entrance to campground will be on the left.

Address

16123 Hwy. 84 North
Hampton, IL 61256

Coordinates

41.56972283 N
90.39000097 W

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About This Campground

Overview

With impressive views of the mighty Mississippi River, Fishermans Corner provides convenient RV and tent camping facilities for outdoor enthusiasts. The lush river landscape provides plenty of shade, and activities from water sports to hiking to wildlife viewing. Eagle watching is particularly popular during the winter months at Fishermans Corner.

Recreation

Although there is no river access from within the campground, the Fishermans Corner Day Use facility is a short walk away and offers numerous fishing areas as well as a canoe ramp. Visitors can also catch a weekly educational program at the amphitheater located within the campground.

The Central Trail section of the famous Mississippi River Trail passes directly in front of the campground, offering visitors miles of walking and biking trails along the river bank. The expansive Elton E. Fawks Bald Eagle Refuge and Nature Preserve and the Illiniwek Forest Preserve are also located just minutes away.

Facilities

Of the 51 reservable campsites, 46 campsites have electric hookups and 5 campsites do not have electric hookups and are for tents only.
Fisherman's Corner provides the comforts of modern camping, including drinking water, a shower house, electric hook-ups, flush toilets, while still providing visitors with an authentic outdoor experience.

Natural Features

Fishermans Corner offers an excellent view of a small aquatic marsh near Locks and Dam 14, which is home to an array of wildlife species. On any given morning visitors may see turtles sunning on rocks near the river bed or countless bird species hunting the shallow waters for food.

The scenery during camping season never disappoints, whether it's the vivid greenery during the spring or the breathtaking medley of colors during the fall.

contact_info

For local information, please call (309) 496-2720 or call (815) 259-3628 for general information.

Nearby Attractions

The John Deere Pavilion, an interactive museum spanning almost 200 years of the famous American agricultural company's history is located a convenient 20-minutes away by car. For a more exotic experience, the Botanical Center located in Rock Island, features an array of colorful plant species located in both indoor and outdoor gardens.

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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