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Places to Camp near Elwin, IL

Whether you're an RVer or tent camper, Elwin, IL is a great place to post up for the weekend—or longer. Elwin is a great camping destination for everyone. There are tons of nearby hikes, adventurous activities, and sights to see. You're sure to find the perfect campground for your Elwin camping trip.

Best Camping Sites Near Elwin, IL (62)

    Camper-submitted photo from Coon Creek (IL)
    Camper-submitted photo from Coon Creek (IL)
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    Camper-submitted photo from Coon Creek (IL)
    Camper-submitted photo from Coon Creek (IL)
    Camper-submitted photo from Coon Creek (IL)

    1.

    Coon Creek (IL)

    17 Reviews
    76 Photos
    117 Saves
    Shelbyville, Illinois

    Overview

    Coon Creek is a large campground that sits on the western shore of Lake Shelbyville in the heart of central Illinois. Families enjoy the playground, swimming area and shaded campsites within the facility. The lake and surrounding land offer outdoor activities for people of all ages, including fishing, swimming, picnicking and simply relaxing. Click Here for the Lake Shelbyville Virtual Tour

    Recreation

    Lake Shelbyville offers a multitude of fishing opportunities for catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, muskie, walleye, white bass and bluegill. Coon Creek provides a boat ramp, and for those without a boat, several ponds with farmed fish are available around the lake. Hunting areas within a short drive offer numerous game species, including quail, rabbit, pheasant, deer, dove, turkey, waterfowl and woodcock. Visitors can also explore the lake shore on foot via a 0.7-mile nature trail within the facility.

    Facilities

    Coon Creek has 181 campsites, about 50 percent of which are reservable. All sites are equipped with electric hookups. The facility has flush toilets, showers, a playground, swimming beach, dump station and boat ramp.

    Natural Features

    This facility overlooks the lake shore and is heavily forested with plenty of shade. Oak and hickory are the lake region's dominant tree species, and foliage turns a variety of red, orange, purple and yellow each fall, while prairie flowers dot the landscape in spring and summer. Numerous species of songbirds, shorebirds, waterfowl and raptors inhabit the lake area, as do mammals such as cottontail rabbit, white-tail deer, gray and fox squirrel, muskrat and mink.

    Nearby Attractions

    Wolf Creek State Park, Woods Lake Waterfowl Refuge and Okaw Bluff Wetlands Complex are popular locations for wildlife watching, birding and hunting near Lake Shelbyville.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $18 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Sangchris Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sangchris Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sangchris Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sangchris Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sangchris Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sangchris Lake State Park Campground

    2.

    Sangchris Lake State Park Campground

    18 Reviews
    49 Photos
    45 Saves
    Rochester, Illinois
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Weldon Springs State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Weldon Springs State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Weldon Springs State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Weldon Springs State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Weldon Springs State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Weldon Springs State Park Campground

    3.

    Weldon Springs State Park Campground

    16 Reviews
    14 Photos
    55 Saves
    Clinton, Illinois
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Clinton Lake State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Clinton Lake State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Clinton Lake State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Clinton Lake State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Clinton Lake State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Clinton Lake State Recreation Area

    4.

    Clinton Lake State Recreation Area

    17 Reviews
    38 Photos
    128 Saves
    Weldon, Illinois

    There are 17 Class AA campsites, 277 Class A campsites, 9 Class B/S campsites and 5 Class C campsites at Clinton Lake, with most adaptable to either tents, trailers or motor homes. The campground is open year-round with the exception of the full week prior to first firearm deer season. No entry is allowed in the Mascoutin area during that time, for a special firearm deer hunt. Showers and potable water are available from mid-April to November (weather depending). Each site is equipped with a grill and picnic table. Reservations can be made online at the Reserve America website. Camping loops H, I, J and K are alcohol-free. Camp Quest Group Camp, located off Route 54 at Birkbeck, is an area for adults or youth groups and has room for 75. It provides a secluded wooded setting and has a large shelter with electricity, three RV pads with electrical hookups, toilets, tables, grills and water. No shower facilities are present at the group camp area. Portions of the Class AA, A and B/S and the group camp are handicapped accessible.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $10 - $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Eagle Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Eagle Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Eagle Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Eagle Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Eagle Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Eagle Creek State Park Campground

    5.

    Eagle Creek State Park Campground

    9 Reviews
    21 Photos
    52 Saves
    Findlay, Illinois

    This recreation area is part of Lake Shelbyville

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from The Double J Campground and RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from The Double J Campground and RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from The Double J Campground and RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from The Double J Campground and RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from The Double J Campground and RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from The Double J Campground and RV Park

    6.

    The Double J Campground and RV Park

    19 Reviews
    14 Photos
    56 Saves
    Chatham, Illinois
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Lithia Springs
    Camper-submitted photo from Lithia Springs
    Camper-submitted photo from Lithia Springs
    Camper-submitted photo from Lithia Springs
    Camper-submitted photo from Lithia Springs
    Camper-submitted photo from Lithia Springs

    7.

    Lithia Springs

    9 Reviews
    30 Photos
    71 Saves
    Shelbyville, Illinois

    Overview

    Lithia Springs Campground sits on the eastern shore of Lake Shelbyville in the heart of central Illinois. This facility has a variety of amenities and offers outdoor activities for people of all ages, including fishing, swimming, picnicking and simply relaxing.

    Recreation

    Lake Shelbyville offers a multitude of fishing opportunities for catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, muskie, walleye, white bass and bluegill. Lithia Springs provides a boat ramp, and for those without a boat, several ponds with farmed fish are available around the lake. Hunting areas within a short drive offer numerous game species, including quail, rabbit, pheasant, deer, dove, turkey, waterfowl and woodcock.

    Facilities

    Lake Shelbyville offers a multitude of fishing opportunities for catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, muskie, walleye, white bass and bluegill. Lithia Springs provides a boat ramp, and for those without a boat, several ponds with farmed fish are available around the lake. Hunting areas within a short drive offer numerous game species, including quail, rabbit, pheasant, deer, dove, turkey, waterfowl and woodcock.

    Natural Features

    The campground lies in an oak and hickory forest. Foliage turns a variety of red, orange, purple and yellow each fall, while prairie flowers dot the landscape in spring and summer. Numerous species of songbirds, shorebirds, waterfowl and raptors inhabit the lake area, as do mammals such as cottontail rabbit, white-tail deer, gray and fox squirrel, muskrat and mink.

    Nearby Attractions

    Wolf Creek State Park, Woods Lake Waterfowl Refuge and Okaw Bluff Wetlands Complex are popular locations for wildlife watching, birding and hunting near Lake Shelbyville.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $18 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Sangchris Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sangchris Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sangchris Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sangchris Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sangchris Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sangchris Lake State Park Campground

    8.

    Sangchris Lake State Park Campground

    11 Reviews
    10 Photos
    36 Saves
    Rochester, Illinois
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf Creek State Park Campground

    9.

    Wolf Creek State Park Campground

    9 Reviews
    17 Photos
    56 Saves
    Findlay, Illinois

    This recreation area is part of Lake Shelbyville

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Forrest W. Bo Wood
    Camper-submitted photo from Forrest W. Bo Wood
    Camper-submitted photo from Forrest W. Bo Wood
    Camper-submitted photo from Forrest W. Bo Wood
    Camper-submitted photo from Forrest W. Bo Wood
    Camper-submitted photo from Forrest W. Bo Wood

    10.

    Forrest W. Bo Wood

    8 Reviews
    15 Photos
    21 Saves
    Sullivan, Illinois

    Overview

    Forrest W. ''Bo'' Wood Recreation Area has a large campground on the northern shore of Lake Shelbyville in the heart of central Illinois. The lake and surrounding land offer outdoor activities for people of all ages, including fishing, swimming, picnicking and simply relaxing. Click here for a virtual tour of the Lake Shelbyville area.

    Recreation

    Lake Shelbyville offers a multitude of fishing opportunities for catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, muskie, walleye, white bass and bluegill. The campground has a boat ramp for easy access to the water, and for those without a boat, several ponds with farmed fish are available around the lake. Hunting areas located within a short drive offer numerous game species, including quail, rabbit, pheasant, deer, dove, turkey, waterfowl and woodcock.

    Facilities

    Lake Shelbyville offers a multitude of fishing opportunities for catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, muskie, walleye, white bass and bluegill. The campground has a boat ramp for easy access to the water, and for those without a boat, several ponds with farmed fish are available around the lake. Hunting areas located within a short drive offer numerous game species, including quail, rabbit, pheasant, deer, dove, turkey, waterfowl and woodcock.

    Natural Features

    This facility lies on the shoreline with a steep descent down to the water. Oak and hickory forests offer plenty of shade. Foliage turns a variety of red, orange, purple and yellow each fall, while prairie flowers dot the landscape in spring and summer. Numerous species of songbirds, shorebirds, waterfowl and raptors inhabit the lake area, as do mammals such as cottontail rabbit, white-tail deer, gray and fox squirrel, muskrat and mink.

    Nearby Attractions

    Wolf Creek State Park, Woods Lake Waterfowl Refuge and Okaw Bluff Wetlands Complex are popular locations for wildlife watching, birding and hunting near Lake Shelbyville.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $24 / night

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