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The Best Camping in Goreville

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Top camping spots in and near Goreville

  • Goreville, Illinois

    Big Rocky Hollow Trail

    0.7 mi / 66 ft gain
    Big Rocky Hollow Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Goreville, Illinois.
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  • Goreville, Illinois

    Rebman Trail

    0.39 mi / 56 ft gain
    Rebman Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Goreville, Illinois.
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  • Goreville, Illinois

    Hawk's Cave Trail

    0.55 mi / 82 ft gain
    Hawk's Cave Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Goreville, Illinois.
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  • Goreville, Illinois

    Camp at Ferne Clyffe State Park

    Ferne Clyffe has a campground for everyone. From the more modern, or primitive, larger groups, backpackers and even equestrian campers. From beginner to hardened veteran eagle scout, there is a campsite for everyone. The shower facilities that are offered at some campgrounds are available seasona...
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  • Makanda, Illinois

    Camp at Giant City State Park Campground

    Giant City is a popular weekend retreat because it provides for all levels of camping. There are 85 campsites in the Class A Campground which provides water, electricity, showers and restroom facilities for tent and trailer camping. Some facilities such as showers are closed for the winter. A sep...
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  • Makanda, Illinois

    Camp at Little Grassy Lake Campground

    Located within Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge and along one of the most scenic lakes within the Shawnee Hills of Southern Illinois Little Grassy Lake Campground is a awesome place to camp for a night or a whole week. There are 14 full hook up campsites. 54 sites have water and electric acc...
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  • Cobden, Illinois

    Hike Indian Creek Trail

    0.75 mi / 65 ft gain
    This wandering intermittent creek inside of Giant City State Park only flows in periods of heavy rain or after snow melts. Prior to a confluence with Drury Creek, the path comes to a mid sized shelter bluff wall. What this shelter lacks in sheer size, it made up for in importance to Native Americ...
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  • Ozark, Illinois

    Explore Camp Ondessonk

    10 mi
    In the heart of the Shawnee National Forest is an amazing camp that provides many adventures for those with all skill levels. When camp is out, anyone is allowed to visit Camp Ondessonk as a guest and explore. There are over 10 miles of trails through pristine forests,  sandstone canyons, and sev...
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  • Makanda, Illinois

    Little Cedar Lake via Lirley Trailhead

    7.76 mi / 1309 ft gain
    Little Cedar Lake via Lirley Trailhead is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Makanda, Illinois.
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  • Ozark, Illinois

    Redbud Campground Trail

    0.83 mi / 187 ft gain
    Redbud Campground Trail is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Eddyville, Illinois.
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  • Ozark, Illinois

    Bell Smith Springs White Trail Loop

    1.23 mi / 125 ft gain
    Bell Smith Springs White Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Stonefort, Illinois.
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  • Ozark, Illinois

    Sentry Bluff Trail

    2.88 mi / 226 ft gain
    Sentry Bluff Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Ozark, Illinois.
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  • Golconda, Illinois

    Camp at Oak Point Campground

    Oak Point Campground is located in the Lake Glendale Recreation Area, there are 34 full hook up sites and 25 primitive tent camping sites. Group camping is also available at the Duck Bay Shelter and the Goose Bay Shelter. All sites are first come first serve and does get crowded on Summer weekend...
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  • Jonesboro, Illinois

    Camp in the Trail of Tears State Forest

    Trail of Tears State Forest lies within one of the most rugged landscapes in Illinois. The hills are steep, and the soil is shallow and susceptible to erosion. Cliffs are all around and streams with gravel bottoms are in the narrow forest filled valleys. In 1838-39 the Cherokee, Creek, and Chicka...
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  • Cobden, Illinois

    Trail of Tears State Forest Loop Trail

    5.77 mi / 653 ft gain
    Trail of Tears State Forest Loop Trail is a trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Jonesboro, Illinois.
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  • Golconda, Illinois

    Hike to Ghost Dance Canyon from Dixon Springs State Park

    0.75 mi / 37 ft gain
    When you arrive at Dixon Springs State Park, drive through the park and stop and take in the main attraction of a waterfall that is partially man made. Then drive and park at the swimming pool, walk to the front of it where the building is, and turn to the right. Follow the trail, and be mindful ...
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