Visitors Guide to
Campgrounds

in the Middle Mississippi River Valley


RVs at Pere Marquette State Park in Illinois

   




Whatever your preference, the Middle Mississippi River Valley has a large variety of camping accommodations to choose from, ranging from full service RV parks to primitive campsites in natural surroundings.

Public Campgrounds
(listed from in general geographic order from north to south)
   
Battle of Athens
State Historic Site

Route CC
Revere, MO
660-877-3871
  This historic site administers the remaining buildings of the now defunct town of Athens that was the site of a Civil War battle in 1861. Exhibits and tours interpret the battle and the history of the town. The site also offers hiking trails, a lake for fishing, picnic sites, and more than a mile of frontage on the Des Moines River. The campground is open and available for first-come, first-served use March through November.  Water is available in the campground during the on-season (April through October).
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
Nauvoo State Park
50 N. Wells Street
Nauvoo, IL
217-453-6252
  The 148-acre park includes the 13-acre Lake Horton with a mile-long shoreline. In addition to fishing, boating, camping and hiking, people return to these serene surroundings for the park's recreational features, its annual grape festival, and to soak up the area's history. The park has a museum in a restored 1840s home staffed by the Nauvoo Historical Society from May 1 through October 15. There are 150 camping spaces and several hiking trails, one that is wheelchair accessible.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Siloam Springs State Park
RR1
Clayton, IL
217-894-6205
  One of the largest parks in Illinois, Siloam Springs Park has 3,323 acres of beautifully wooden terrain, a sparkling lake, and carefully maintained facilities. Hiking trails, fishing or canoeing make this a perfect place to spend a summer day or weekend. There are 98 Class A camp sites featuring rest rooms, showers and electricity and 84 Class B camp sites featuring showers and rest rooms. There is a centrally located shower facility available to all campers. There also is a separate camping area for riders and their mounts, with water and limited electricity. Horse rentals are not available.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Wakonda State Park
32836 State Park Road
La Grange, MO
573-655-2280
  Wakonda State Park is composed of land that once was mined of gravel used to surface Missouri's secondary highways. The land has been transformed into a recreation area featuring six lakes, hiking and bicycling trails, and a rare sand prairie. Wakonda State Park offers basic and electric campsites and is open year-round. On-season (April 15 - October 31) services include modern restrooms, a dump station, showers, water and laundry.  During the on-season, fees of first-come, first-served campers are to be paid at the park office.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Mark Twain Lake
Ralls & Monroe
Counties, MO
1-877-444-6777
  Created by the Clarence Cannon Dam, Mark Twain Lake is a 54,000-acre land and water project that spans the Salt River Valley. The area offers a wide variety of activities including boating, swimming, camping, hiking, and horseback riding. The U.S. Corps of Engineers 3 campgrounds in the vicinity and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources operates Mark Twain State Park.
Camping types available: Electric, Basic, and Primitive
Lake Pittsfield
Pittsfield, IL
  This 200-acre lake and 480-acre recreational park offers boating, fishing, RV and primitive camping, hiking, picnicking, tennis, softball, soccer, playground equipment and shelters. Camping is equipped with treated drinking water, electrical hookups, lighted areas and a trailer dumping station. Don’t miss the Lincoln Days Civil War Re-enactment held the first week each June.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
Ted Shanks
Conservation Area

3643 Pike 145
Ashburn, MO
573-248-2530
  Located on Highway TT off US 79 between Hannibal and Louisiana, this 6,705 acre area wetlands is teeming with waterfowl, songbirds, mammals and wildflowers. This site features boat ramps and a staffed office with exhibits.
Camping types available: Primitive
   
Cuivre River State Park
678 State Route 147
Troy, MO
636-528-7247
  Cuivre River State Park is one of the state’s largest and most rugged parks. Located at the southern end of the Lincoln Hills region, its Ozark-like terrain is a contrast to the rolling plains of northern Missouri. Features include swimming, boating, fishing, equestrian trails, and interpretive programs. The park’s wild areas provide hiking, backpacking, photography and wildlife observation activities. Both primitive and modern campsites are available.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
370 Lakeside Park
Lakeside Park Drive
St. Peters, MO
636-387-5253
  Leave your worries behind and enjoy the outdoors at St. Peters' 370 Lakeside Park. Located on a 140-acre lake just off Hwy 370 at Truman/Cave Springs Road, you'll find quiet seclusion only minutes from shopping and restaurants. The best of both worlds. RV and tent campsites are available.

Pere Marquette State Park
Route 100
Grafton, IL
618-786-2331
  Pere Marquette is Illinois' largest state park and is famous for the beauty of its fall colors and as a home for bald eagles in the winter. The park offers its visitors diverse recreational and educational opportunities that encompass the past, present and future. The new Visitors Center provides displays that cover the region’s history and the types of environments the visitor can encounter as well as housing informative interpretative programs. The park has 10 hiking trails that traverse a variety of terrains and horseback riding is offered during the warmer months. The Lodge consists of both new facilities as well as those constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps. All this and more makes Pere Marquette State Park a great place to explore!
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Horseshoe Lake State Park
3321 Highway 111
Granite City, IL
618-931-0270
  This 2,960 acre park is centered around an oxbow lake with bird watching, nature trails, fishing, hunting and other recreational activities.
Camping types available: Basic
   
Dr. Edmund A. Babler
Memorial State Park

800 Guy Park Drive
Wildwood, MO
636-458-3813
  The Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park was created in 1934 and is an on-going commemoration of a well-known St. Louis family. The Civilian Conservation Corps worked to develop the park by cutting roads through the hilly countryside and building scenic viewpoints, trails and covered shelters. Twenty-two CCC structures at Babler State Park are now included in the National Register of Historic Places. This 2,500-acre state park green-space oasis that provides wildlife viewing, more than 13 miles of hiking and equestrian trails, outdoor recreation, and the River Hills Visitor Center.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
Morse Mill Park
County Road C
Jefferson County, MO
636-797-5334
  Located near House Springs on the Big River, Morse Mill Park features and old mill and dam overlooking fast flowing water dropping over rocks. Swimmers use the beach and the park is used as a location to launch canoes and inner tubes for a 11-mile float trip to Cedar Hill Park. Anglers will find good fishing for small mouth bass, crappie, catfish, and other game fish.
Camping types available: Primitive
For more information visit
  www.jeffcomo.org/parks
   
Washington State Park
Highway 21
DeSoto, MO
636-586-0322
  This 1,875-acre park features prehistoric petroglyphs, rock carvings, from the Mississippian Native American culture that inhabited the area around 1,000 years ago. The park is noted for many stone structures that were built by the CCC during the depression and for the natural beauty of the eastern Ozarks. The park features swimming, fishing, canoeing, interpretive programs, and hiking trails.
Camping types available: Electric, Basic, and furnished cabins.
Baldwin Lake State
Fish & Wildlife Area

10981 Conservation Road
Baldwin, IL
618-785-2555
  Fishing, waterfowl viewing, and picnicking are activities available at this 2,018-acre lake owned by the Illinois Power Company and leased to the Illinois Department of Conservation for public recreational use.
Camping types available: Primitive
   
Fort Kaskaskia
State Historic Site

4272 Park Road
Ellis Grove, IL
618-859-3741
  Situated on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, this site preserves the remnants of the fort that protected the city that was once the administrative center for the French in the Mississippi Valley. Garrison Hill cemetery is located on the grounds.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
Randolph County
Conservation Area

4301 S. Lake Drive
Chester, IL
618-826-2706
  Located 5 miles northeast of Chester in the rolling hill country of southern Illinois this 1,101-acre area has a 65-acre lake and offers fishing and hunting opportunities, picnicking, and hiking trails through scenic forest stands.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Magnolia Hollow
Conservation Area

White Sand Road
 off Route V
Ste. Genevieve County, MO
573-290-5730
  Located 10 miles north of Ste. Genevieve, this 1,740-acre area features steep bluffs and scenic river views. Magnolia Hollow C.A. provides good woodland game hunting, fishing, a clay pigeon target range, and 2 hiking trails.
Camping types available: Primitive
   
Hawn State Park
12096 Park Drive
Ste. Genevieve County, MO
573-883-3603
  With pine and oak forests, sandstone bluffs and canyons, and clear sand-bottom streams, this nearly 5,000 acre park is considered on of the most scenic in Missouri. The park has many nature trails and picnic areas for those who wish to get out and enjoy nature.
Camping types available: Electric, Basic, and Primitive
   
Johnson Creek
Recreation Area
Johnson Creek Road
Ava, IL
618-253-7114
  Johnson Creek Recreation Area is one of three recreational areas on beautiful Kinkaid Lake. Located on a northwest finger of the lake, Johnson Creek Recreation Area offers a variety of outdoor activities including from picnicking, camping, fishing, and swimming to hiking along the lake, biking the scenic roads, and horseback riding. Camping is allowed at a 20 unit campsite at Johnson Creek Recreation Area.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Lake Murphysboro State Park
52 Cinder Hill Drive
Murphysboro, IL
618-684-2867
  Beautiful rolling hills and woods surround star-shaped Lake Murphysboro and provide a wonderful backdrop for boating, fishing, picnicking, camping and hiking. Fishing is one of the primary attractions at this 1,022-acre state park. Anglers can fish from the bank, on the water, or a handicapped accessible fishing pier. Boaters can bring their own boat or rent one near the boat launch. A three-mile designated trail offers hikers the opportunity to enjoy the plant, animal and bird life of the park up close. There are 54 trailer sites that are equipped with electricity and 20 Class B tent sites. There are three Class A handicapped sites and one Class B/S handicapped site available.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Cedar Lake
Cedar Creek Road
Carbondale, IL
618-549-8441
  Cedar Lake was constructed for the purpose of supplying tap water to the residents of Carbondale but is known for its fishing. The city of Carbondale operates a parking lot, swimming beach, and boat dock at the lake. There is also an extensive trail system running around the lake that is able to be hiked year-round that features spectacular scenic overlooks, views of the lake, rock shelters and rock walls. Although there are no developed campsites near the lake, primitive camping is allowed at least 150 ft. from the shoreline on the southern end of the lake.
Camping types available: Primitive
   
Devil's Backbone Park Campground
Park Road
Grand Tower, IL
618-684-6192
  Devil's Backbone is an unusual limestone ridge that runs for about one-half mile along the eastern shore of the Mississippi River at Grand Tower. Devil's Backbone Park is located at the northern edge of the community of Grand Tower. It offers RV camping, playgrounds, picnic facilities, and a shower house. The Park offers an excellent view of Tower Rock. a landmark geological formation in the Mississippi River.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Giant City State Park
235 Giant City Road
Makanda, IL
618-457-4836
  Giant City State Park get its name from unique Makanda sandstone features that have been cut by water for centuries to create narrow “streets” between stone “buildings” giving rise to the sense that the area is a city populated by giants. Other features at the park include hiking, picnicking, hunting and fishing, rock climbing and rappelling, horseback riding, camping, and lodging and dining. Giant City has 85 campsites in its Class A Campground which provides water, electricity, showers and sanitary facilities for tent and trailer camping. A Class C camping area with 14 walk-in sites at the south end of the family campground is available for those who prefer a more primitive setting.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
LaRue-Pine Hills
LaRue Road
Wolf Lake, IL
618-253-7114
  LaRue-Pine Hills is one of the most unique areas in the world. Nature has worn away the limestone bedrock rock creating ridges and gullies, carving out the beautiful rock formations of LaRue-Pine Hills and the 350-foot limestone bluffs that now rise out of the Mississippi floodplain. There are two hiking trails at LaRue-Pine Hills. Primitive camping is allowed at a 13 campsite campground on the property.
Camping types available: Primitive
   
Trail of Tears State Forest
3240 State Forest Road
Jonesboro, IL
618-833-4910
  Trail of Tears State Forest is one of five Illinois' state forests. The Forest consists of just over 5,000 acres and lies within the southern section of the Illinois’ Ozark Hills region, one of the most rugged landscapes in Illinois. The name is a memorial to the winter of 1838-39 forced migration of the Cherokee, Creek, and Chickasaw nations through the area. During the 1930s a Civilian Conservation Corps camp operated in the Forest constructing many of the stonework stabilization walls and log stone shelters within the picnic area and along the Forest roads. The park offers both Class C (tent camping with vehicle access) and Class D (backpack) camping sites.
Camping types available: Basic and Primitive
   
Trail of Tears State Park
429 Moccasin Springs
Jackson, MO
573-290-5268
  Trail of Tears State Park is a memorial to the members of the Cherokee tribe that lost their lives during their forced relocation in the winter of 1838-39. The peaceful, serene setting and the abundance of recreational opportunities of the 3,415-acre park are in sharp contrast to the tragic history that gives the park its name. The park preserves the native woodlands much as they appeared to the Cherokee. The park offers fishing, swimming, hiking, backpacking, and equestrian pursuits. Campsites with electrical hookups and electricity and sewer hookups are located in a campground near the river. The park’s numerous trails offer opportunities for primitive camping.
Camping types available: Electric, Basic, and Primitive
   
Horseshoe Lake State
Fish & Wildlife Area
Illinois Route 3
Miller City, IL
618-776-5689
  Horseshoe Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area is a 10,200 acre area that includes a 2,400 acre shallow oxbow lake located seven miles north of Cairo. Visitors may be reminded of the Deep South with the abundance of bald cypress, tupelo gum, swamp cottonwood trees, and wild lotus. The site offers fishing, wildlife viewing, and hunting opportunities. There are 38 Class A camping sites with electricity and showers, 40 Class B/E camping sites with electricity only, and 10 Class C sites.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
General Watkins
Conservation Area
US-61/MO-77
Benton, MO
573-290-5730
  The General Watkins Conservation Area contains a forest type more closely resembling Appalachian than Missouri forests. Natural erosion has worn steep-sided canyons up to 50 feet deep through the area's loess soils. The area offers fishing opportunities on 9 lakes, one with a boat ramp. Hunting opportunities include deer, quail, and turkey and there are two hiking trails The area has five defined primitive campsites and two picnic facilities.
Camping types available: Primitive
   
Columbus-Belmont State Park
350 Park Road
Columbus, KY
270-677-2327
  Columbus-Belmont State Park sits on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River. The park is the site of a Confederate fortification built during the Civil War to prevent Union forces from using the river. Some of the artillery and the six-ton anchor that held the great chain stretching across the river are on display in the park. In 1934 the Civilian Conservation Corps built a stone monument to hold the chain. The park hosts an annual Civil War Days reenactment that includes battle re-enactments, living history exhibits and military encampments in October. There is a 2.5-mile self-guided hiking trail in the Park. The park features seasonal facilities that included a Civil War Museum, a snack bar, gift shop, and miniature golf course. A river cliff campground is open year round utility hookups and grills.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Reelfoot Lake State Park
2595 AR-21
Tiptonville, TN
731-253-8003
  Located on a great fishing lake, Reelfoot Lake State Park operates two campgrounds on Reelfoot Lake. All sites have 30 amp electric service, water, picnic tables and grills. Both campgrounds have a small number of primitive sites with water accessible and some with picnic tables only. The site features a boat ramp, a fish cleaning house, and two bathhouses. Privately owned bait shops and boat rentals are nearby.
Camping types available: Electric, Basic, and Primitive
   
Crowley's Ridge State Park
2092 AR-168 North
Paragould, AR
870-573-6751
  Crowley's Ridge State Park has 18 RV/tent sites with water & electrical hook-ups and 8 tent only sites all in a wooded area. Crowley's Ridge State Park sits atop a unique land form of forested hills in Eastern Arkansas called Crowley's Ridge, this park offers a swimming lake, fishing lake and hiking trails. The campgrounds offers restrooms, hot showers, dump station, picnic sites, pavilions, hiking trails, snack bar, swimming area, fishing boat, canoe and pedal boat rentals (electric motors only on fishing lake), playground, swimming pool. Pets are accepted if leashed.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Lake Frierson State Park
7904 AR-141
Jonesboro, AR
870-932-2615
  Lake Frierson State Park’s facilities include campsites [four Class C with water and electric hookups and three Class D (no hookups)] with tables and grills, and restrooms. The park features an enclosed climate-controlled pavilion, playground, self-guided trail, launch ramp, barrier-free fishing pier, and visitor center with interpretive exhibits. The park also offers rental fishing boats, kayaks, and pedal boats.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Craighead Forest Park
4910 South Culberhouse Road
Jonesboro, AR
870-933-4604
  The campground at Craighead Forest Park offers visitors a home-away-from-home atmosphere with rustic surroundings. The park has 26 tree-shaded asphalt pads equipped with water, electrical outlets, picnic tables, fire rings, and grills, great for RV Camping. There are also five tent campsites right on the edge of the lake, as well as a primitive camping area.  A central bathhouse is also located near the campgrounds. Barrier free sites are available and pets are welcome if properly leashed.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Fort Pillow State Historic Park
3122 Park Road
Henning, TN
731-738-5581
  This rustic campground has 32 campsites and is designed primarily for tent camping. None of the sites are equipped for RVs. There are no electrical or water hook-ups. Tent camp sites will accommodate small popups and RVs may park in front of the site. There are 2 bathhouses (one being barrier free). Back country camping is allowed only at the designated site located on the Blue Chickasaw Bluff Trail. A permit is required for the site.
Camping types available: Basic and Primitive
   
Lake Poinsett State Park
5752 State Park Lane
Harrisburg, AR
870-578-2064
  Lake Poinsett State Park is situated on the northern end of this Arkansas Game and Fish Commission lake and offers 29 campsites (four Class A, 22 Class B and three Class D), picnic areas, a standard pavilion (screened with restrooms), boat launch ramp, and boat rentals. A children's playground is located between the picnic area and campground. For hiking enthusiasts, the 1.1-mile Great Blue Heron Trail can be enjoyed in a leisurely 45-minute hike.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Village Creek State Park
201 County Road 754
Wynne, AR
870-238-9406
  Village Creek State Park's campground includes 96 campsites [24 Class AAA, five Class A, and 67 Class B sites (for RVs, tents, and horse campers)] around Lake Dunn. The park offers hiking and fishing opportunities. Horseback riding is a popular activity at this park with twenty-five miles of multi-use trails open throughout the year. Call the park for current trail conditions. The horse camp features 30 campsites with water and electric hookups and 66 stalls. The park visitor center includes an A/V theater, store, gift shop, and bicycle rentals. The interpretive center features The Discovery Room with exhibits of prehistoric artifacts and information about the wildlife of Crowley's Ridge. Golfers will enjoy The Ridges at Village Creek, the park's 27-hole, Andy Dye signature course.
Camping types available: Electric and Basic
   
Privately Operated Campgrounds
(listed from in general geographic order from north to south)
Lake Wilderness Camping
West Point, IA‎
  2499 121st Street
319-837-6288
Edge of the River Campground
971 West 1st Street
Dallas City, IL
909-239-1245
  This campground has 23 campsites, each of which abuts the Mississippi River shoreline. The entire shoreline has been manicured to enhance easy access to fishing, boating, birding, and strolling along the edge of the river. Traditional camping and sites with electric, sewer, and water hook-ups, showers, and flush toilets are also available.
Hickory Haven Campground
Keokuk, IA
  2413 353rd Street
319-524-8459
Circle G Campground
Carthage, IL
  556 N Highway 94
217-743-9933
Hickory Hollow RV Park‎
Kahoka, MO
  3 Olive Street
660-727-3726
Whispering Oaks Campgrounds
Mendon, IL
  2124 E. 1300th Place
217-936-2500
Cedar Lakes
Coatsburg, IL
  2000 N. 1850th Avenue
217-455-4602
River Valley Campground
Quincy, IL
  2300 Bonansinga Drive
217-222-7229‎
Bayview Campers Park
9430 Highway 168
Palmyra, MO
573-221-6589
  Located on the Great River Road 3 Miles north of Hannibal. This campground features a shower house, Laundromat, insect controlled areas, three natural lakes with fishing opportunities, and a swimming pool.
Mark Twain Landing
Monroe City, MO
42819 Landing Laned
1-877-700-9422 or 573-735-9422
  Facilities include everything to make your stay a relaxed and pleasant experience. Stay in one of our spacious full hook-up RV sites, tucked in the quiet wooded setting. If you don’t have an RV then check out one of the lodging options including small cottages, motel rooms, deluxe cabins, and condos.
Mark Twain Cave & Campground
300 Cave Hollow Road
Hannibal, MO
573-221-1656
  Mark Twain Cave Complex boasts a beautiful campground with a variety of sites to choose from. Enjoy camping, hiking trails, wildlife, Mark Twain & Cameron Caves, and other complex facilities. On site amenities include a laundry, convenience store horseshoe area, basketball area, sand volleyball court, and a playground.
Injun Joe Campground
14113 Clemens Drive
New London, MO
573-985-3581
  Located 3.5 miles south of Hannibal, Injun Joe Campgrounds offers sites ranging from total hookup to primitive camping. Amenities include a swimming pool, lake fishing, miniature golf, arcade room, horseshoe pits, batting cages, and a playground for children.
Elk Fork Camp Grounds
31298 Missouri 154
Paris, MO
660-327-4360
  This campground features tree shaded lake view RV sites. A well stocked fishing pond, picnic areas, convenience store & live bait shop with supplies are some of its features. Shaded primitive tent camping area is also available.
Big Larry's Campground
38749 Highway 154
Perry, MO
573-565-1894
  Big Larry's Campground is open April 1st to November 1st, as well as during deer season, and is conveniently located near Mark Twain Lake. We provide a great location for boaters.
Klawonn Shady Rest
Campground
New London, MO
  15331 Highway 61
573-985-4281
Salt River Campground
Center, MO
  17634 Salt River Place
573-267-3442
Cozy C RV Campground
16733 US-54
Bowling Green, MO
573-324-3055
  Cozy C RV Campground is nestled among the hills close to the Mississippi River. It is located between Bowling Green and Louisiana immediately off of US-54. Wi-Fi is available for a small charge. The 45 sites have full hook-ups consisting of electric, rural water, sewer connections, and cable TV.
Pine Lakes Resort
Pittsfield, IL
  1405 Lakeview Heights
217-285-6719
Lake Village
Paris, MO
  18337 Highway 15
660-327-5151
Salt River Campground
Center, MO
  17634 Salt River Place
573-267-3442
Tievoli Hills Resort
Clarksville, MO
  25795 Highway N
573-242-3577
Great River Road Campground
Pleasant Hill, IL
  S. Main & Campground Road
217-734-2113
Sundermeier RV Park
111 Transit Street
St. Charles, MO
636-940-0111
  Sundermeier offers the best in amenities, including 106 level concrete pads, 39 pull thrus, true 30/50 amp electric service, 2 instant phone & internet hookups at each site, expanded cable TV and cottages. Groups, clubs, caravans and rallies are welcome at Sundermeier.
Pin Oak Creek RV Park
1302 Highway AT
Villa Ridge, MO
636-451-5656
  No matter what type of motor home, fifth wheel, trailer or tent you have just look at what you can expect when you choose this premier first-Class St. Louis: full hook-ups for your rv, scenic single tent campsites, camp store, laundry facility, fishing lake, paintball, wifi, and sparkling restrooms & showers.
Red Barn Rendezvous
Edwardsville, IL
  3955 Blackburn Road, Exit 23 on I-55
618-692-9015
Lakeside Camping
Granite City, IL
  3133 W. Chain Of Rocks Road
618-931-6838
North St. Louis KOA
Granite City, IL
  3157 W. Chain Of Rocks Road
618-931-5160
Trails End Campground
Granite City, IL
  887 W. Chain Of Rocks Road
618-931-5041
Cahokia RV Parque
Cahokia, IL
  4060 Mississippi Avenue (IL-3)
618-332-7700
KOA St Louis South
Barnhart, MO
  8000 Metropolitan Blvd.
636-479-4449
S. Gabouri Creek
Mini RV Park
 
Ste. Genevieve County, MO 
  11328 Nickelson Drive
573-883-7228
Perryville Campground
Perryville, MO
  300 Lake Drive
573-547-8303
Dry Lake Campground
Murphysboro, IL
  43 Dry Lake Road
618-684-8486
Crab Orchard Campground
Carbondale, IL
  10067 Campground Drive
618-985-4983
Little Grassy Lake
Campground & Marina
788 Hidden Bay Lane
Makanda, IL
618-457-6655
  Southern Illinois' premier lakefront camping & fishing destination: This campground and marina sits on Little Grassy Lake, located inside Crab Orchard NWR. Featured are boating and fishing opportunities where the fisherman is king with on site canoe, kayak, and boat rentals. Both RV and camping sites available.
Trail of Tears Lodge & Resort
1575 Fair City Road
Jonesboro, IL
618-833-8697
  The multi-facetted facility is located in the wilds of the southernmost Illinois Ozarks surrounded by the Shawnee National Forest.  The facility provides primitive camping and limited water and electric hookups. Outdoor amenities include a swimming pool, a stocked fishing pond, multi use trails, and horseback rentals.
Cape Camping & RV Park
1900 N. Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO
573-332-8888
  The features at Cape Camping & RV Park include 90 pull thru sites, wireless internet at all sites included, handicap sites available, 12 tent sites, a recreational center, Laundromat, 2 bath houses, miniature golf, a swimming pool, and a playground.
Cherokee Hills Campground
2112 County Road 607
Jackson, MO
573-204-7910
  Cherokee Hills Campground is a wooded camping area 13 miles north of Cape Girardeau, Missouri.  Enjoy the beauty of nature, pull-thru sites, a 18-foot rental tipi and much more on land originally occupied by the Cherokee tribe.
Hinton RV Park
2863 Malone Avenue
Sikeston, MO
1-800-327-1457
  This 58 site big rig dream park is ez-off and ez-on I-55 exit #67. We have long level pull-thrus with all the expected amenities! You will be personally escorted to your site with Good ol’ Southern Hospitality. Whatever you like, from history to golf, you will find while you stay with us!
Relax Inn & Kampgrounds
New Madrid, MO
  650 US-61
573-748-5513
Sportman’s Resort
2540 State Route 213
Tiptonville, TN
731-253-6581
  This resort is on the banks of Reelfoot Lake. The lodging faces Reelfoot Lake at both locations. Walk right from your room to the water’s edge. No jet skis, no Sea Doos, no water skis--at Reelfoot Lake, just a nice peaceful quiet fishing lake. A limited number of RV spaces are available.
Magnolia Beach RV Park
Tiptonville, TN
  3060 State Rout 21E
731-253-8777
Lady Luck Casino RV Park
777 East 3rd Street
Caruthersville, MO
800-679-4945
  If you're traveling through southeast Missouri, stop by Lady Luck Caruthersville and park yourself at our RV park and hot slots. Located on the banks of the historic Mississippi River, this RV Park is open year-round and features the following amenities. Check-in at the Fan Club located inside the casino.
Blytheville RV Park
104 South Porter Street
Blytheville, AR
870-776-1155
  This facility features full hook-ups with 30 and 50 AMP service, all pull-through sites for rigs up to 75 feet, laundry, free WiFi and cable television; easy Interstate access. The site is within walking distance to Walmart and there are 40 restaurants nearby.
In the Grove RV Park
Osceola, AR
  1619 East County Road 720
870-549-1183
   
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