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223 Reviews of 45 Clarksville, Illinois Campgrounds

3
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2021

Quiet, low-key camping. Frequent camp host checks

White Tail camping is quiet, low-key, family friendly and good for a break from urban life. 

Site 80 is fairly open & shade is hard to come by. 

Had a good time. Next visit will be in a shady spot.

We will return.

Camp hosts and local police come by to keep an eye on things.

  • Camp site #80
  • Camp site #80. Across from an open field
  • Night view
Site80
Month of VisitJuly
J
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2021

Nice and quiet

Its nice and quiet. When you park at the lot head towards Utica. The first spot was about a half mile in. If you head further down there is a nice spot with a shelter and fire place. They are working on the bridge before Utica so you can not walk into town. No restrooms but there is a water…

Site1st camp site
Month of VisitJuly
Jeny C.
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2021

Pros & Cons..

Cons: A little rough, but is kept up as best as they can. Funding for the area is lacking. It floods out when it storms. Alot of gnats. Entry road needs repairs. Pros: boat ramp, incredible view for sunset photography. Lots of space for tents or RV's. Good fishing. Plenty of parking. Friendly…

Sitetent spot near the water.
Month of VisitJune
Jennifer S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2021

One of the Best!

The perfect blend of peaceful private camping and amenities! Full hook up, pool, laundry, beautiful bathrooms. The owners were wonderful and so accommodating. Mature trees on almost all spots. Quiet respectful campers. An all around great experience!

Site17
Month of VisitJuly
Priscilla J.
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2021

Loved the Hike-in Sites

We came on Memorial Day weekend so the campground was very full. It didn't feel too crowded though except when playing on the playground there were lots of kids and its not a very big play area. But it was fun for the kids to play with other kids. 

While I wish the tent are and comfort station…

  • Quick look at our campsite. Ours was definitely the biggest site with the most distance between our site and others. Ours was also the only one with the concrete pad area. And it was the closest to the tent parking area. There are 10 tent sites along the trail and they each get progressively further from the parking area.
  • Our campsite. Only thing I didn't like was the placement of the fire pit. It was right by the trail going to the other campsites so it was hard to get that secluded/privacy feeling when around the campfire. Also instead of having a grill on the campfire. There was a separate camping grill at the site.
Site001 (Tent only area)
Month of VisitJune
Art S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2021

Nice spot with fishing and levees to walk

This rustic yet charming place was a welcoming respite for the weekend. The hosts are kind and friendly. They were willing to help bring picnic tables to a site if they weren't already there. They also warned us of an upcoming storm - this location can flood when the river rises. They also said to…

  • It's a small sign so keep an eye out for it. The campground is down the road a bit.
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B
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2021

Pros and Cons

Memorial Weekend they had lots of activities for adults and children. The staff that helped us were very kind. However, at our site the breaker was broken, so we waited for hours for someone to come fix it. The sites were very crowded and packed close together, barely room for the picnic table…

  • sites are very close together
Month of VisitJune
BThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 21, 2021

A great place to avoid the crowds!

This little gem is across the river from Starved Rock State Park. So, you can appreciate the bluff overlooks of the river without dealing with the crowds. Real live Buffalo are a treat for kids and animal lovers. A number of trails around effigy mounds make for a nice walk.

Month of VisitSeptember
BThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 21, 2021

Great views on every trail

Starved Rock State Park and the surrounding area has some of the most beautiful views in north central Illinois. We’ve spent many days exploring trails for river views, bluffs and overlooks, even waterfalls! There is so much to see here! Whether you stay in a tent, cabin, or the resort, you’re…

Month of VisitJuly
OurEpicFieldTrip  .The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 11, 2021

MAY NOT HONOR YOUR RESERVATION!

We reserved a one-night stay 6 weeks in advance for the Friday night of Memorial Day Weekend. We received a call 2 weeks before our stay telling us they won't honor the reservation because they've decided to impose a three-night minimum for the holiday weekend. We would either have to come a day…

Month of VisitJune
Ron D.
Reviewed May. 7, 2021

Nice Campground

Stayed here 2 nights on our way to Northern Illinois, easy access off the interstate, sites are spacious, grounds are well maintained, staff was very courteous and friendly, nice lake with trail around it, would highly recommend this place.

Site83
Month of VisitJune
RThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 2, 2021

Clean, good size sites, lake view

We stayed here in April 2021, they have 21 RV sites as of this review and there were only 5 or six RV‘s here when we visited. The sites are very new since they just opened for business in 2021. Concrete pad is very large, depending on your rig, you could probably fit 3 or 4 cars at the site, to…

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Site10
Month of VisitMay
Carl Y.
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2021

Could be a lot better

The park used to be so well maintained by volunteers and it seems have gone downhill over the years

Month of VisitOctober
RThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2021

Nice Place w/general store & beach of

We stayed here Sept 2020. It’s a nice place with a beach and playground for the kids. Seems pretty large. It was very quiet when we were there due to a somewhat rainy weekend. We still enjoyed ourselves. They have a general store with necessities like milk etc, and extras like movies to borrow, and…

Sitea little past the barn across from tent sites
Month of VisitOctober

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