Best Camping near Taylorville, IL

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Taylorville, IL is a great camping destination for adventurers of all types. There are tons of hikes and other fun activities to partake in, as well as sights to see and explore. Get the dirt on all the best camping near Taylorville. Browse campgrounds by amenities, site types, and more.

Best Camping Sites Near Taylorville, IL (71)

    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

    1.

    Sangchris Lake State Park Campground

    18 Reviews
    49 Photos
    52 Saves
    Rochester, Illinois

    Welcome to Sangchris Lake State Park Campground, a gem near Rochester, IL. This spot is perfect for those who love a mix of relaxation and outdoor activities. The campground is known for its beautiful lakeside views and spacious sites, making it a favorite for many visitors.

    One of the standout features here is the electric hookups available at most sites, which is a big plus for RV campers. The campground also offers clean restrooms and shower facilities, ensuring a comfortable stay. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    Visitors often rave about the peaceful atmosphere and the well-maintained grounds. The sites are large and provide plenty of room between neighbors, giving you a sense of privacy. If you're into fishing, you'll love the easy access to the lake and the multiple public docks available. Some campers even have their own private docks, which is a real treat.

    The campground is open from April 1 to January 16, giving you plenty of opportunities to enjoy the changing seasons. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or a longer stay, you'll find plenty to do. From hiking and boating to simply enjoying the serene surroundings, Sangchris Lake State Park Campground has something for everyone.

    So pack your gear, bring your family or friends, and come experience the beauty and tranquility of this wonderful campground. You won't be disappointed!

    • 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

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    The Double J Campground and RV Park

    19 Reviews
    14 Photos
    58 Saves
    Chatham, Illinois

    Welcome to The Double J Campground and RV Park, nestled near Chatham, IL. This spot is a gem for anyone looking to enjoy a comfortable camping experience with all the conveniences you could ask for. The campground is open year-round, so you can plan your visit whenever it suits you.

    One of the standout features here is the full hookups available at the gravel sites, making it a breeze for RV campers. The bathrooms and showers are well-maintained and clean, which is always a plus. If you're traveling with pets, you'll be happy to know there's a dog park where your furry friends can stretch their legs.

    The location is pretty sweet too. It's close to Springfield, so you can easily check out local attractions like the Lincoln sites or pop over to Slauterhaus Brewing in Auburn for a pint. Some campers have mentioned that the highway noise can be a bit noticeable, but many find it more like white noise that fades into the background.

    For those who enjoy a bit of recreation, there's a pool that's perfect for cooling off on a hot day, and even a putt-putt course that's free to use. The campground is spacious with plenty of shade from mature trees, and each site comes with a picnic table and a fire ring, perfect for those evening campfires.

    Whether you're just passing through or planning a longer stay, The Double J Campground offers a friendly, clean, and convenient spot to set up camp.

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

    3.

    Sangchris Lake State Park Campground

    11 Reviews
    10 Photos
    36 Saves
    Rochester, Illinois

    Sangchris Lake State Park Campground, near Rochester, IL, is a solid spot for those looking to unwind and enjoy some time outdoors. The campground offers a mix of tent, RV, and cabin accommodations, making it a versatile choice for different camping preferences. The park is open from April 1 to January 16, giving you plenty of opportunities to visit throughout the year.

    One of the standout features here is the lake, which, while not suitable for swimming, provides a serene backdrop and is great for fishing. The campground is divided into two main areas: Hickory Point, which is closer to the lake, and Deer Run, which is nestled in the woods. Depending on the time of year and weather conditions, you might prefer one over the other.

    Visitors have noted that the sites are generally clean and well-maintained, with amenities like electric hookups, drinking water, and picnic tables available. The campground is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Firewood is available, though some have mentioned it can be a bit pricey, so you might want to bring your own.

    The bathrooms and showers are basic but functional. Some campers have mentioned that the showers require frequent button-pushing to keep the water running, but hey, it’s all part of the adventure, right? The camp hosts are known to be friendly and helpful, adding a nice touch to your stay.

    For those who enjoy hiking, the park offers several trails, though a few visitors have mentioned that some of the trails and bridges could use a bit of TLC. Despite this, the natural beauty of the area, with its trees, sunsets, and open skies, makes it a great place to relax and enjoy nature.

    So, if you're looking for a place to fish, camp, and just kick back, Sangchris Lake State Park Campground is worth checking out. Just remember to pack your sense of adventure and maybe a little extra firewood.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Coon Creek (IL)
    Camper-submitted photo from Coon Creek (IL)
    Camper-submitted photo from Coon Creek (IL)
    Camper-submitted photo from Coon Creek (IL)
    Camper-submitted photo from Coon Creek (IL)
    Camper-submitted photo from Coon Creek (IL)

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    Coon Creek (IL)

    17 Reviews
    76 Photos
    121 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

    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.

    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 Lake Taylorville City Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Taylorville City Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Taylorville City Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Springfield KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Springfield KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Springfield KOA

    6.

    Springfield KOA

    7 Reviews
    3 Photos
    18 Saves
    Rochester, Illinois
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Country Bend Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Country Bend Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Country Bend Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Country Bend Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Country Bend Campground

    7.

    Country Bend Campground

    10 Reviews
    24 Photos
    24 Saves
    Litchfield, Illinois

    Country Bend Campground is a beautiful and fun camping destination in Central Illinois! We are located just minutes from Exit 60 on I-55 near Litchfield, IL, right off Route 66, between Springfield and St. Louis!

    This family oriented campground offers a pool, four fishing ponds, pedal boating, putt-putt, a game room, lots of open space, and a variety of activities to keep the kids and kids at heart busy! We offer RV, Tent, and Luxury Cabin rental.

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

    $25 - $40 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Illinois State Fair Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Illinois State Fair Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Illinois State Fair Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Illinois State Fair Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Illinois State Fair Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Illinois State Fair Campground

    8.

    Illinois State Fair Campground

    11 Reviews
    9 Photos
    16 Saves
    Sherman, Illinois

    Welcome to the Illinois State Fair Campground, nestled right near Springfield. This spot is a gem, especially if you're looking for a convenient and comfortable place to set up camp. The campground is open from April 1 to October 31, making it a great seasonal destination.

    One of the standout features here is the sheer size of the place. With over 300 sites, there's plenty of room for everyone, whether you're in a tent or an RV. Most sites come with electric and water hookups, and there are full hookup options available too. The bathrooms and showers, while a bit dated, are kept clean and functional, which is always a plus.

    Visitors have mentioned that the campground is particularly friendly to big rigs, so if you're rolling in with a larger setup, you should be just fine. Pets are welcome, and there's a sanitary dump station on-site for your convenience.

    The campground's location is another big draw. You're just a short drive away from some of Springfield's most notable attractions, like Lincoln's Home and Lincoln's Tomb. It's a fantastic base camp for exploring the rich history of the area.

    Security is solid here, with regular patrols ensuring a safe and peaceful stay. The staff are known to be friendly and helpful, often going out of their way to make sure you have a pleasant experience. Some campers even got a golf cart tour of the fairgrounds from the host!

    While the sites are mostly on pavement, there are grassy spots available if you prefer a more natural setting. Just keep in mind that during fair week, it can get pretty busy, so plan accordingly.

    All in all, the Illinois State Fair Campground offers a comfortable and convenient camping experience with a touch of local charm. Whether you're here for a night or a longer stay, you'll find it a welcoming place to relax and enjoy the surroundings.

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

    $20 / night

    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

    9.

    Lithia Springs

    9 Reviews
    30 Photos
    74 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 Okaw Valley Kampground
    Camper-submitted photo from Okaw Valley Kampground
    Camper-submitted photo from Okaw Valley Kampground
    Camper-submitted photo from Okaw Valley Kampground
    Camper-submitted photo from Okaw Valley Kampground
    Camper-submitted photo from Okaw Valley Kampground

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    Okaw Valley Kampground

    21 Reviews
    17 Photos
    46 Saves
    Vandalia, Illinois

    Okaw Valley Kampground, located near Brownstown, IL, is a great spot for a relaxing stay. This place is perfect for those traveling with big rigs, as it offers spacious sites that can accommodate even the largest RVs. The campground is known for its friendly and accommodating staff, who are always ready to help out.

    One of the standout features here is the large pond, which is great for a leisurely walk or some casual fishing. There's also a well-maintained playground that kids will love, complete with slides and other fun equipment. If you're looking to cool off, the pool is a nice touch, with hours from 9 AM to 7 PM.

    The campground is clean and well-kept, with updated bathrooms and showers. For those needing to stock up on essentials, there's a small market on-site. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    Several visitors have mentioned how convenient the location is, especially for a quick stopover. It's close to the highway, making it an easy in-and-out for travelers. Despite its proximity to the road, noise levels are surprisingly low, allowing for a peaceful night's sleep.

    Whether you're staying for a night or a few days, Okaw Valley Kampground offers a pleasant and hassle-free camping experience. With its combination of natural beauty and practical amenities, it's a solid choice for anyone passing through the area.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most popular campground near Taylorville, IL?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Taylorville, IL is Sangchris Lake State Park Campground with a 4.7-star rating from 18 reviews.

What parks are near Taylorville, IL?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 6 parks near Taylorville, IL that allow camping, notably Lake Shelbyville and Carlyle Lake.