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Starved Rock State Park Campground

88 Reviews

Closed For the Season

This campground is closed for the season from September 24, 2021 through September 21, 2022.

About This Campground

State Park

Hunting Closures this fall: November 18-21 & December 1-5

Starved Rock State Park on the Illinois River bluff in La Salle County is one of Illinois'​ most beautiful destinations. Camping near Starved rock features 18 canyons w/ vertical walls of moss-covered stone formed by glacial meltwater…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Big Rig Friendly


88 Reviews of Starved Rock State Park Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 38
HThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 25, 2022

Quiet location

The campground is separate from the park and it's a good thing. Super quiet.

Month of VisitJune
Gianna M.
Reviewed May. 12, 2022

nicest in the area

one of the better campsites in the surrounding area. there is a decent amount of trees and vegetation separating each campsite which i loved! my only complaint is the grounds were busy and someone who was sitting outside kept shining a flashlight into our tent for what felt like all night.

Month of VisitSeptember
Michael B.
Reviewed May. 2, 2022

Okay campground in beautiful area

The Starved Rock are is gorgeous. The campground is poorly laid out. It’s disconnected from the state park, there are no trails that lead from the CG. The loop with the lower numbered sites is very open, however sites are well spaced out. The other loop with the higher numbered sites offers more…

Month of VisitMay


Starved Rock State Park Campground is located in Illinois


From I-39 southbound: South to I-80 east (exit #59). Go 2 miles to exit #81 (Rt. 178, Utica). Go south (right) 3 miles on Rt. 178 and follow the signs into the Park. From I-39 northbound: North to Exit #48 (Tonica exit). Go east (right) for approximately 5 miles to the T-intersection, which is Rt. 178. Go north (left) for approximately 5 miles and follow the signs into the Park. From I-80 Eastbound and Westbound: Get off at exit #81 (Rt.178, Utica). Go south 3 miles on Rt. 178 and follow the signs into the Park. From the Chicago area: Take I-294 or I-355 south to I-55. Take I-55 south to I-80. Go west on I-80, 45 miles to Exit #81 (Rt. 178, Utica). Go south (left) 3 miles on Rt. 178 and follow the signs into the park.


2668 East 875th Road
Oglesby, IL 61348


41.31785943345568 N
88.98698911820111 W

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