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Jackson Falls

16 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Shawnee National Forest

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…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

16 Reviews of Jackson Falls

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 2
  • 1
  • 5
  • 7
Jeremy S.
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2022

Great place to camp

Great place to backwoods camp. It can be busy on the weekends and can be difficult to find an open site at times. Alot of hiking and rock climbing to do at Jackson falls.

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Month of VisitJune
Abraham The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2022

Good adventure camping

Campsites are up a poorly maintained dirt track from the parking area. A couple water crossings before the sites, the first one being the worst. Everything here accessible to a good 2WD with decent clearance. Only saw 3 vehicle sites and a couple tent sites before the third water crossing, which is…

Month of VisitFebruary
Karen The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2021

Not recommended for sedans..

Had to cross two rather deep streams and the road has many ruts and is very uneven.

Sitedispersed
Month of VisitJanuary

Location

Jackson Falls is located in Illinois

Coordinates

37.50916743 N
88.6830504 W

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