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Jackson Falls

11 Reviews

About This Campground

Jackson Falls offers many opportunities for technical climbing and is a beautiful scenic area of the Shawnee National Forest.  It is in the general forest area located east of the small town of Ozark, IL. This non-developed area has a small trailhead with a vault toilet. A short trail leads…


For Campers

  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles


    • 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


    11 Reviews of Jackson Falls

    Ratings Breakdown

    • 0
    • 0
    • 1
    • 5
    • 5
    Mark F.The Dyrt PRO User
    Reviewed Mar. 10, 2021

    Quick and Easy Primitive Camping

    Car camped without any issues but it’s worth mentioning that I didn’t have T-Mobile cellphone reception and the bathroom was a bit dirty. Also there was a shallow creek crossing right before the camping areas that I was worried about when I arrived at night, but I realized in the morning that it…

    Jeremy R.
    Reviewed Jan. 15, 2021

    Beautiful secluded spot. Careful if wet.

    Beautiful location. Definitely off the beaten path. There was another group of campers but they camped on the trail. Grave Road getting there was a bit rough for my Ram Promaster. Hill down to trail head could get slick if wet weather. Was alittle nervous getting out after it had rained. But…

    Joe L.
    Reviewed Oct. 29, 2020

    Nice secluded spot

    Was able to find the camping right away. There was one other group set up. Nice roomy sites with fire rings. After setting up I took a great hike on the nearby trails connected to Jackson falls. Some wonderful hiking and an abundance of climbing! I did some free climbing on small boulders and…


    Jackson Falls is located in Illinois


    37.50916743 N
    88.6830504 W

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