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Campground and lake camping in Illinois.

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IL Campgrounds

Illinois offers a variety of places to camp. Whether you like to camp in a tent, set up a camping trailer or camp in the comfort of a motorhome or RV, Illinois has a multitude of camping opportunities for everyone. There are places to camp near most Illinois cities like Peoria, Rockford, Aurora, Chicago, Alton, Springfield, Decatur, Mt Vernon, Champaign, Waukegan and many others. Area attractions, Illinois State Parks and national parks combine to expand your options for camping in places like Johnson Sauk Trail State Park, Kickapoo State Park, Lake Murphysboro State Park, Cave-In-Rock State Park, Jubilee College State Park, Rock Cut State Park, Fort Defiance State Park, Apple River Canyon State Park, Kankakee River State Park, Pere Marquette State Park, Red Hills State Park, Sangchris Lake State Park and others offer additional camping venues.

Enhance your fishing trip by camping nearby your favorite fishing lakes and rivers. Use the Illinois map to identify potential fishing waters and nearby camping opportunities.

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US Forest Service

National Parks Service

For additional information on planning your trip visit the National Forest Service outdoor and camping tips.

You can see all the beauty of Illinois by staying at campsites statewide - so rent a motorhome in Illinois and show the family the great outdoors. There is camping nearby lakes in Illinois as well including Secachwine Lake, Spring Lake, Fox Lake, Lake Clinton, Crab Orchard Lake, Crab Orchard Lake, Lake Shelbyville, Rend Lake, Lake Michigan and Lake Springfield. Visit the All Awesome Camping website for additional information on camping in Illinois. The site includes a section for locating campgrounds in Illinois, RV and motorhome dealers, tents, camping gear, accessories and more much for all your IL camping needs.

Camping and fishing

There are great places to go camping throughout the Prairie State. Look here for tips on campgrounds and campsites preferred by IL anglers. Experience the outdoors in Illinois.

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