Park hours are open 6 AM–10 PM year round.
Alcohol is prohibited in the park from September 1–May 31, in the day use areas.
Pets must be kept on a leash at all times.
All campers have access to a shower house.
Discounts are available Monday–Thursday to Illinois residents age 62–80.
Camping sites can be reserved at www.reserveamerica.com

Sites

Class A Family Campground
85 sites that have electricity, access to water, and sewage dump station.
The fee is $20.00 per site ($30.00 on holidays).

Class A Horse Campground
25 sites for people who bring horses to the park with the intent of riding the 12-mile horse trail.
All sites have electricity, access to water, and hitching posts.
Use of sewage dump station at the Family Campground is permitted.
The fee is $20.00 per site ($30.00 on holidays).

Class C Tent Camping Area
14 sites and is located at the back of the Family Campground.
These basic camping sites for tents only have access to water.
The feel is $8.00 per site.

Primitive/Red Cedar Campground
8 sites and is accessible via the 12-mile Red Cedar Backpacking Trail.
The camp is located at the halfway point on the trail. Hiking time is estimated at 4 hours to reach the camping area. Permits can be purchased at the Visitor’s Center and must be obtained by noon.
You must pack out what you pack in and bring your own water.
The fee is $8.00 per night.

Class A Family Campground
85 sites that have electricity, access to water, and sewage dump station.
The fee is $20.00 per site ($30.00 on holidays).

Group Campground
Charges a youth group fee on the basis of $2.00 per person, with a $20.00 minimum.
For adult groups, prior approval from the Site Superintendent is required.
The fee for this type of group camping is $4.00 per person with a $40.00 minimum.

12 Mile Equestrian Trail
Offered for people who bring their own horses.
The trail starts and ends at the Horse Campground.
There is a day-use parking area located at the back of the horse camp.
The equestrian trail is open from dawn until dusk, May 1 thru October 31.


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