The Best Campgrounds in Illinois

Most Popular Illinois Campsites

We've ranked the best places to camp in Illinois using our unique campsite popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a campground, the number of people who have camped or wish they could camp at that campground. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite camping sites by submitting a campground review or creating a campground wishlist today!

New! Find the best campgrounds by city:
Carlyle (8), Shelbyville (5), Murphysboro (3), Harrisburg (3), Whittington (2), Sesser (2)

Rank Campground Location
1. Shabbona Lake State ParkShabbona, Illinois
2. Prophetstown State ParkProphetstown, Illinois
3. Apple River Canyon State ParkApple River, Illinois
4. Eagle Creek State Recreation AreaFindlay, Illinois
5. Giant City State ParkMakanda, Illinois
6. Rock Cut State ParkLoves Park, Illinois
7. Lake Murphysboro State ParkMurphysboro, Illinois
8. Clinton Lake State Recreation AreaDewitt, Illinois
9. Illini State ParkMarseilles, Illinois
10. Oconnells Yogi Bear Jellystone Park Camp ResortAmboy, Illinois
11. Kayakmorris CampgroundMorris, Illinois
12. Kickapoo State Recreation AreaOakwood, Illinois
13. Timbered MeadowsGoodwine, Illinois
14. Mcnair Group AreaCarlyle, Illinois
15. Pere Marquette State ParkGrafton, Illinois
16. Adeline Jay Geo-karis Illinois Beach State ParkZion, Illinois
17. Starved Rock State ParkUtica, Illinois
18. Moraine Hills State ParkMchenry, Illinois
19. Coon CreekShelbyville, Illinois
20. Pharaoh CampgroundVienna, Illinois
21. Ferne Clyffe State ParkGoreville, Illinois
22. Silver Springs State Fish and Wildlife AreaYorkville, Illinois
23. Chain O Lakes State ParkSpring Grove, Illinois
24. Castle Rock State ParkOregon, Illinois
25. William W. Powers State Recreation AreaChicago, Illinois
26. Argyle Lake State ParkColchester, Illinois
27. Tower Rock CampgroundVienna, Illinois
28. Horseshoe Lake-madison State ParkGranite City, Illinois
29. Moraine View State Recreation AreaLeroy, Illinois
30. Washington County State Recreation AreaNashville, Illinois
31. Mississippi Palisades State ParkSavanna, Illinois
32. Johnson Creek Group CampgroundMurphysboro, Illinois
33. Pine Hills CampgroundJonesboro, Illinois
34. Turkey Bayou CampgroundMurphysboro, Illinois
35. Bailey Place CampgroundHarrisburg, Illinois
36. Benton KoaBenton, Illinois
37. Blanding LandingHanover, Illinois
38. Eldon Hazlet State Recreation AreaCarlyle, Illinois
39. Fishermans CornerHampton, Illinois
40. Fox Ridge State ParkCharleston, Illinois
41. Franklin Creek State Natural AreaFranklin Grove, Illinois
42. Hidden Springs State ForestStrasburg , Illinois
43. Jubilee College State ParkBrimfield, Illinois
44. Lithia SpringsShelbyville, Illinois
45. Marshall State Fish And Wildlife AreaLacon, Illinois
46. Morrison-rockwood State ParkMorrison, Illinois
47. Nauvoo State ParkNauvoo, Illinois
48. North Sandusky CampgroundSesser, Illinois
49. Pine CountryBelvidere, Illinois
50. Randolph County State Recreation AreaChester, Illinois
51. Red Hills State ParkSumner, Illinois
52. Rock Island / Quad Cities KoaRock Island, Illinois
53. Sand Ridge State ForestForest City, Illinois
54. Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation AreaKinmundy, Illinois
55. Thomson CausewayThomson, Illinois
56. Walnut Point State ParkOakland, Illinois
57. Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation AreaWhittington, Illinois
58. World Shooting ComplexSparta, Illinois
59. Green River State Wildlife AreaHarmon, Illinois
60. Buffalo Rock State ParkOttawa, Illinois
61. Cave-In-Rock State ParkCave-In-Rock, Illinois
62. Coffeen Lake State Fish and Wildlife AreaCoffeen, Illinois
63. Middle Fork State Fish & Wildlife AreaOakwood, Illinois
64. White Pines Forest State ParkMt. Morris, Illinois
65. Pine Ridge CampgroundHarrisburg, Illinois
66. Buck Ridge CampgroundMarion, Illinois
67. Rice Lake State Fish and Wildlife AreaCanton, Illinois
68. Woodford State Fish and Wildlife AreaLow Point, Illinois
69. Opossum CreekShelbyville, Illinois
70. Lowden State ParkOregon, Illinois
71. Carlyle LakeCarlyle, Illinois
72. Rend Lake State Fish and Wildlife AreaMt. Vernon, Illinois
73. Red Bud CampgroundDelwood, Illinois
74. Teal Pond CampgroundDelwood, Illinois
75. Oak Point CampgroundHarrisburg, Illinois
76. Race Camp ChicagoElwood, Illinois
77. Beaver Dam State ParkPlainview, Illinois
78. Boulder Rec. AreaCarlyle, Illinois
79. Casey KoaCasey, Illinois
80. Coles Creek Rec AreaCarlyle, Illinois
81. Dale Miller YouthBenton, Illinois
82. Dam West Rec. Area (camp And Day)Carlyle, Illinois
83. Delabar State ParkKeithsburg, Illinois
84. Dixon Springs State ParkGolconda, Illinois
85. Edward Madigan State Fish And Wildlife AreaLincoln, Illinois
86. Forrest W. Bo WoodShelbyville, Illinois
87. Frank Holten State Recreation AreaEast St. Louis, Illinois
88. Goose Lake Prairie State Natural AreaMorris, Illinois
89. Gun CreekWhittington, Illinois
90. Hamilton County State Fish And Wildlife AreaMcleansboro, Illinois
91. Horseshoe Lake State Fish And Wildlife AreaMiller City, Illinois
92. Keyesport Rec. AreaCarlyle, Illinois
93. Lena KoaLena, Illinois
94. Lincoln Trail State ParkMarshall, Illinois
95. Lone PointShelbyville, Illinois
96. Lotus Group AreaCarlyle, Illinois
97. Ramsey Lake State Recreation AreaRamsey, Illinois
98. Sam Dale Lake State Fish And Wildlife AreaJohnsonville, Illinois
99. Sam Parr State Fish And Wildlife AreaNewton, Illinois
100. Shagbark Group AreaSesser, Illinois