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291 Reviews of 37 Oak, Illinois Campgrounds

Sunshine Z.
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2021

Giant City State Park

We came down for a spontaneous camping trip to explore SNF and found Giant City to be a great place to stay. We stayed in the primitive camp site, while there were others there, everyone was dispersed far enough that it felt private. Camp grounds were clean, quiet, and the camp host and park ranger…

Site9
Month of VisitJune
Rowan G.
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2021

Great stay

Sites and bathrooms super well maintained. Sites were big and tucked away into pretty nooks. Close to some awesome hikes, Jackson falls was a fav. Fsho will return

Month of VisitMay
Peter F.
Reviewed May. 25, 2021

zero maintenance run down smelly

Overwhelming smell of dead fish that are laying aplenty on the shores of Ohio Rv. as there is no staff to clean up. Add to this general malaise of zero maintenance mowing or repairing decrepid sites and you get the picture. Did have 30 amp to drive my AC that covered the sound of the work crew…

Site12
Month of VisitJune
WThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 23, 2021

Sweet little campground

Just 4 miles from highway 62 in Kuttawa, KY and it feels like another place in time. You can fish Lake Barkley from your campsite or just enjoy the waves washing up. Level gravel sites with tables and a big fire pit with a cooking grate. Nice shade trees and some nature trails. There is a very…

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  • lake Barkley
  • site 8 is a pull through
Site8
Month of VisitJune
Never Sitting S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 17, 2021

Nice campground

The biggest thing about this campground is first come first serve..and one loop is closed for renovations (as of 2021 camping season, May). Most you can spend here is 14 days, which lots of locals do. Very quiet family friendly with large mostly level spots. Our go to when visiting the local…

SiteA16
Month of VisitJune
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
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Reviewed May. 10, 2021

Lots of activities- interesting camground

I was not sure if I was pulling into a campground or a mobile home park. Many seasonal sites and very busy with activities. Great if you have kids. People were nice and the park was clean. This is more of a fun destination place then an overnight. They had an opening and accommodated us for a last…

Site28
Month of VisitMay
Meagan L.
Reviewed May. 2, 2021

Fantastic Family Camping

We stayed at the Hillman Ferry Campground. We booked online but once we arrived, the attendant suggested we change sites. I recommend calling to book. Some sites are full hookup to include sewer, ours was not. Some sites are also electric only. Call ahead to be sure your have what you need at…

SiteC 28
Month of VisitMay
Art S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2021

So close to hiking but close to each other in the sites

This campground is a small loop with sites on both sides. You pass a public picnic area on the way in. This was packed when we went. The sites were a bit too close to each other for us. Our dog needs more vegetation to mask other camper distractions. The campground is beautiful though. The main…

  • Beautiful campground but pretty open between sites
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Month of VisitMay
Art S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2021

Backpacking camping along Indian Point Trail

Many different experiences available so decide what you are looking for. The parking lot is marked as backpacking parking. We headed down Indian Point Trail and within 50 yards or so we came upon the first site. An offshoot trail headed off to the right and ended at a nice campsite with a set fire…

  • A variety of sites from close to the car and further away
  • April brought the spring beauties to bloom :)
  • One of a few campsites
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Month of VisitMay
AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2021

Indiana Does It Again

A huge campground for both tents and RVs. Electrical but no water connections at each RV site. Hot showers and bathrooms within walking distance of each site. The shower spigots stay on a loooong time so no need to keep pushing for shower stream. Super friendly ranger who let us pay for our site…

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Month of VisitMay
Jessica H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2021

Pretty, clean, quiet camping

Went went for 5 days in a trailer and had a great time! Really level sites with space between camps. The hikes were beautiful and the bison and elk prairie nearby was a hit with the kids. As was the planetarium and nature center. We'll be back soon!!

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Month of VisitMay
Kelly W.
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2021

Absolutely gorgeous

Great campground with beautiful nearby walking trails. A short drive to the observatory and bison prairie. We would go for a lake view site next time.

Month of VisitDecember
Kelly W.
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2021

Lovely gem in Southern IL

We spent part of spring break there this year. Sites are beautifully wooded with many excellent lake views, even with full hookups. Easy access to great bike trails.

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Month of VisitApril

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