Top Yurt Camping near Rend Lake

Looking to yurt camp near Rend Lake and enjoy a rustic retreat into nature? Yurt camping near Rend Lake is a great way to travel off the beaten path. Find the right yurt for you with our user-submitted photos, reviews, and tips. You're sure to find the perfect yurt for your Rend Lake camping adventure.

Best Yurt Camping Sites Near Rend Lake, IL (4)

  1. 1.

    Shawnee Forest Campground

    32 Reviews
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    181 Saves
    Vienna, Illinois

    Located in the Middle of Southern Illinois just Off I-24 it is a great place to stay while you explore all the the Shawnee Forest. From Giant City to Garden of the Gods. The Tunnel Hill bike trail is a half mile away and Cache River is just down the road. We have 60 Full Hook up sites. Large pull through sites up to 120 feet long. We have Shower Houses and Laundry Facilities. Our Campground is Open Year Round.

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $40 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from North Marcum Day Use Area

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    North Marcum Day Use Area

    2 Reviews
    1 Photo
    11 Saves
    Rend Lake, Illinois

    Overview

    Congratulations! Youve just discovered the perfect place to enjoy a wide variety of activities, events and nature at its best. Even a short visit to Rend Lake will impress you with the versatility of this magnificent area. Whether youre looking for high adventure, a peaceful retreat, or something in between, youll find it here.

    Natural Features:

    North Marcum Day Use Area sits along the banks of Rend Lake in the heart of Southern Illinois. Plenty of shade and a large sandy boat in are, make this day use area desirable for a day on scenic Rend Lake. Rend Lake is made up of 18,900 acres of water and 20,000 acres of land.

    Wildlife in the area includes white tailed deer, wild turkey, fox, raccoon, opossum, waterfowl, and others as seasons change throughout the year.

    Recreation:

    Take a leisurely morning stroll, ski or sail lake waters, spend the afternoon viewing inspiring art exhibits and end your day by the warm glow of a campfire under starry night skies. The fields, forests and waters of Rend Lake provide a natural haven for wildlife and an outdoor wonderland for you. Boat, hike, fish, hunt, swim, and explore at your leisure. If you prefer a little less nature, visit one of the resorts around the lake and delight in superb lodging and dining. Just minutes away youll find golf, trap and skeet, arts, antiques, museums, wineries, and more.

    Facilities:

    North Marcum Day Use Area features two large picnic shelters with tables, grills, and drinking water. The shelters can accommodate up to 75 guests each, and the area has a boat ramp, playground, and dock all within walking distance.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • Tents
    • Group
    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Bend Retreat - Temporarily Closed

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    Willow Bend Retreat - Temporarily Closed

    1 Review
    1 Photo
    1 Save
    Johnston City, Illinois

    Willow Bend Retreat coming Spring 2023! Claim your spot today!

    160 Acre Retreat grounds

    Dry Camping, Glamping, 15 Rv sites incl. Water & Elec

    Bathhouse, Nature Trails, Fishing,

    Rv Dump Station

    Drive-in & Hike-in sites

    FOR INFO/ PRICING/RESERV

    WillowBendRetreat@gmail.com

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $40 - $200 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Bear Branch Campground

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    Bear Branch Campground

    2 Reviews
    1 Photo
    38 Saves
    Eddyville, Illinois

    We are located in the heart of southern Illinois in the middle of all of the nice horse back riding hiking and kayaking drop offs we have several cabins to choose from and guided horse back rides to offer. You can bring your own horse and venture out on the trails or requests a guide by appointment.

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

    $30 - $200 / night


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Which is the most popular yurt campsite near Rend Lake?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular yurt campground near Rend Lake is Shawnee Forest Campground with a 4.6-star rating from 32 reviews.

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