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Lake Glendale Recreation Area

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Shawnee National Forest

Lake Glendale If you are looking for a place in the center of the Shawnee National Forest, then Lake Glendale Recreation Area is for you. Its central location makes it easy to visit main attractions on either side of the forest or any…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

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
  • Water Hookups

Reviews

10 Reviews of Lake Glendale Recreation Area

Ratings Breakdown

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JK Bronco A.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 4, 2022

Great rustic camping

Clean sites and great location.

Site50
Month of VisitMay
Heather P.
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2021

Beautiful sites

Most sites are great size. Lots of trees for shade. Decent price. Lots are first come first serve. My only complaint is that the shower house only had one shower and the door wouldn't shut. Also it is not a super quiet place during the day, lots of dogs barking and loud music.

Site55
Month of VisitOctober
D
Reviewed May. 12, 2021

Spring camping

Easy check in, camped in the tent sight. Unfortunately there was a lot of glitter pieces, plastic kid’s pieces and my self along picked up 34 cigarette butts. Besides the the people that don’t care about using a garbage can. Everything else was wonderful. Trail around lake just beautiful, bathroom…

Month of VisitMay

Location

Lake Glendale Recreation Area is located in Illinois

Directions

From Harrisburg: Take Highway 145 south 26.5 miles. Turn left into the recreation area off of Hwy 145.  From Vienna: (intersection I-24 and Hwy 146): Take Hwy 146 east 11 miles to Hwy 145. Go north on Hwy 145 for 2.2 miles and turn right into the recreation area. From Metropolis: (intersection I-24 and Hwy 145):  Take Highway 145 north 18 miles and turn right into the recreation area.

Coordinates

37.41562056 N
88.6608974 W

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