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Best Pet-Friendly Sites Near Olney, IL (29)

    Camper-submitted photo from Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park

    1.

    Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park

    9 Reviews
    11 Photos
    15 Saves
    Sumner, Illinois

    For longer stays at Red Hills State Park, there are more than 100 Class A campsites with vehicular access that provide electricity, a sanitary dump station, water and access to a modern handicapped-accessible building with showers and flush toilets. Some sites are pull-through with 50 amp service.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Harmonie State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Harmonie State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Harmonie State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Harmonie State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Harmonie State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Harmonie State Park Campground

    2.

    Harmonie State Park Campground

    34 Reviews
    99 Photos
    76 Saves
    New Harmony, Indiana

    Harmonie State Park Campground, nestled near New Harmony, Indiana, is a gem for those looking to escape into nature. Open year-round, this campground offers a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and even glamping accommodations. The sites are spacious, with some offering electric hookups, though water hookups are not available directly at the sites.

    One of the standout features here is the abundance of amenities. You’ll find clean and functional bathhouses with showers, though the push-button showers might take a minute to heat up. There are multiple playgrounds for the kids, picnic tables for family meals, and a nature center that hosts various events, especially during the summer. The campground also has a market where you can purchase essentials like ice and firewood.

    For those who enjoy outdoor activities, Harmonie State Park has plenty to offer. There are numerous walking and biking trails, and the park provides access to the Wabash River, perfect for a bit of fishing or a peaceful riverside stroll. The nearby town of New Harmony is worth a visit for its unique history, quaint shops, coffee spots, and dining options.

    Visitors have noted the friendly staff and the overall cleanliness of the campground. However, be prepared for the local wildlife; raccoons and other critters are known to make appearances, so keep your food secured. Also, the bugs can be relentless, so pack your insect repellent.

    Overall, Harmonie State Park Campground is a fantastic spot for a family getaway or a quiet retreat into nature. Whether you’re here for a weekend or an extended stay, you’ll find plenty to keep you entertained and relaxed.

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

    $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Sam Parr State Fish and Wildlife Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Sam Parr State Fish and Wildlife Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Sam Parr State Fish and Wildlife Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Sam Parr State Fish and Wildlife Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Sam Parr State Fish and Wildlife Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Sam Parr State Fish and Wildlife Area
  1. 4.

    Camp Lakewood

    15 Reviews
    27 Photos
    20 Saves
    Effingham, Illinois

    We are your premier Effingham, Illinois Campground family owned and operated by Kiefer Campgrounds. We are an RV Park and Campground ideally located on the north shores of Lake Pauline in scenic South Central Illinois. If you are searching for a quiet and peaceful setting within 1 mile of I-70 and I-57, call or book online today!

    Camp Lakewood Campground is open year round

    **Hours of Operation: **

    All Kiefer Campgrounds are open 24 hours a day. Our registration office and store hours vary depending on season. Site deliveries will be made only during open office/store hours. Night check-in is available anytime the office is closed and you can reserve online 24 hours a day.

    Campground Policies:

    1. Parents and visitors are responsible for the conduct of their children while on the premises. Children must be at their campsite during quiet hours which are 10pm to 7am. An adult must accompany small children when using the restrooms or while in the game room.
    2. Use existing campfire rings only. Do not move fire rings. Do not burn or put trash in fire rings. No outside wood is allowed inside the campground.
    3. There are no tents allowed on RV sites.
    4. There is only one tent allowed per tent site.
    5. Please place all garbage in the trash dumpster located across the parking lot from the office.
    6. No dirt bikes, ATV’s, or mini-bikes ridden in the campground.
    7. RV/vehicle washing is not permitted in the campground.
    8. Our campground is not responsible for accidents resulting in injury to guests and/or damages to their property, or for the loss of valuables of any kind.
    9. Do not run generators in the park.
    10. Internet access is provided as a free service to our guests; however, we are not responsible for any damages to files, hardware, or any other problems that may occur as a result of your usage. Outages can and do occur. In the event of an outage, every attempt will be made to restore internet service as quickly as possible.
    11. Do not damage trees in any way.
    12. No lines stretched between trees or across camp sites.
    13. Anyone not abiding by the campground rules will be asked to leave with no refund.
    14. The office reserves the right to refuse service to anyone.
    15. All campsites will be paid for in advance at the time of registration.

    Pool Policy:

    The pool is open Memorial Day through Labor Day from 9:00 a.m. to dusk. There is no lifeguard on duty. State law requires that anyone (15) fifteen years old or younger be accompanied by a guardian of (21) twenty-one years of age or older while in and/or around a pool area. Therefore, we will ask any children swimming without an appropriate guardian to leave the pool and pool area. We put your child’s safety above all else, and we hope you agree with us. We also must stipulate the following while in the pool area: NO smoking, NO pets, NO food nor drinks, and NO diving and/or running for safety purposes.

    Golf Cart Policy:

    We now allow privately owned golf carts on our properties! All drivers must be 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. All drivers must sign a liability waiver before using their cart on property. The owner of the cart is financially responsible for any damage caused by their cart to the campground property or any other camper’s property on the grounds.

    Pet Policy:

    We love pets! We welcome all non-aggressive pets that visit us on a leash with their owner attached. Please remember that others walk where you and your pet walk, so please pick up what they leave behind. If we all do our part, no one will be stepping into anything unpleasant. Please keep your pets feeling safe at all times. Pets often do not like being left alone in a strange place or around strange humans and may need your assistance and reassurance.

    Check In/Check Out Policy:

    All campsites will be paid for in advance (at check-in). Check-in time begins at 1:00 p.m. Check-out time is 12:00 p.m. for campsites and 11:00 a.m. for cottages and cabins. If you need a late check-out, please make arrangements with the office.

    **Campsite Policy: **

    We allow only one (1) camping unit and six people per site. Additional charges will occur for more than two adults per site. Only one passenger vehicle allowed per site. All others are asked to park in the visitors parking. If you have concerns with this guideline, please contact the office.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $35 - $120 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Spring Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Spring Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Spring Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Spring Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Spring Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Spring Creek Campground

    5.

    Spring Creek Campground

    11 Reviews
    26 Photos
    45 Saves
    Neoga, Illinois

    Welcome to Spring Creek Campground, nestled near Montrose, Illinois. This spot is a favorite among campers for its peaceful surroundings and well-maintained facilities. Whether you're pitching a tent, parking an RV, or staying in a cabin, you'll find a comfortable place to relax.

    One of the standout features here is the friendly and helpful ownership. Bob and his family are known for their hospitality, making sure everyone feels right at home. The campground itself is surrounded by woods, open fields, and a small pond, offering a serene backdrop for your stay.

    For those who like to stay active, there's a small playground and plenty of lawn space for games or picnics. If you're into fishing, the pond is a great spot to cast a line. And don't miss the beautiful sunsets—several visitors have mentioned catching some stunning views in the evening.

    Amenities include clean restrooms with free showers, electric hookups at most sites, and a central dumping station for RVs. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. The campground is also ADA accessible, making it easy for everyone to enjoy.

    Rates are reasonable, with tent/primitive camping at $15 per night and electric sites at $25 per night. It's conveniently located just off I-70, making it an easy stop for travelers. No need to worry if you arrive late; the owners are accommodating and will sort out the details in the morning.

    Overall, Spring Creek Campground offers a quiet, comfortable, and friendly place to unwind. Whether you're here for a night or a weekend, you'll find everything you need for a pleasant stay.

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

    $15 - $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area

    6.

    Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area

    13 Reviews
    9 Photos
    12 Saves
    Kinmundy, Illinois

    Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area near Iuka, IL, is a solid spot for camping with a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and even glamping accommodations. The campground is open from mid-May to late December, offering a good stretch of time to enjoy the outdoors.

    One of the standout features here is the availability of electric and water hookups, making it convenient for RV campers. The campground also has showers and toilets, which are pretty standard for a state park. If you’re into fishing, there's a lake that’s big enough for ski boats but also nice for kayaking. Some folks have mentioned that the fishing could be better, but it’s still a decent spot to cast a line.

    For those who like to stay active, there are hiking trails, though a few campers noted that the trails could use better markings. If you’re bringing pets, they’ll have a blast chasing squirrels around the campground. And if you’re planning a campfire, you’re in luck—there’s plenty of wood available, and you don’t even need to bring your own.

    The campground is also pretty quiet, especially if you’re there during the off-peak times. Some campers have mentioned that the sites are well-spaced, giving you a bit of privacy. Plus, there’s a market nearby if you need to pick up any essentials.

    Overall, Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area offers a good mix of amenities and activities, making it a worthwhile stop whether you’re planning a quick overnight stay or a longer camping trip.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Oblong Park and Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Oblong Park and Lake

    7.

    Oblong Park and Lake

    4 Reviews
    2 Photos
    6 Saves
    Newton, Illinois
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Ouabache Trails County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Ouabache Trails County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Ouabache Trails County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Ouabache Trails County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Ouabache Trails County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Ouabache Trails County Park

    8.

    Ouabache Trails County Park

    7 Reviews
    8 Photos
    25 Saves
    Vincennes, Indiana
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Lakeside RV Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lakeside RV Campground

    9.

    Lakeside RV Campground

    1 Review
    2 Photos
    1 Save
    Olney, Illinois

    We are a seasonal campground, opening the 1st of April and we close around the 31st of October. Rental Campers are available by reservation. Over-night spots can be rented by the day, week, or month. Seasonal spots are also available.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Charley Brown City Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Charley Brown City Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Charley Brown City Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Charley Brown City Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Charley Brown City Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Charley Brown City Park

    10.

    Charley Brown City Park

    3 Reviews
    15 Photos
    4 Saves
    Johnsonville, Illinois
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular pet-friendly campground near Olney, IL is Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park with a 4.2-star rating from 9 reviews.

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