Learn about the best places in the Prairie State to pitch a tent or park your camper—whether it’s on banks of rivers, in the deep woods, or out on the open prairie.
Camping Illinois gives you detailed descriptions of the state’s best public campgrounds—180 of them, all operated by federal, state, and local agencies.
- Know the lay-of-the-land with information about the terrain, nearby hiking trails, historic attractions, and local towns.
- Get costs, campground amenities, and driving directions, as well as GPS coordinates for each campground.
- Learn about the state’s best walk-in camping options.