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The Best Camping in Oglesby

Looking for the best camping in Oglesby? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Oglesby. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Oglesby

  • Oglesby, Illinois

    Pontiac Canyon, Wildcat Canyon and Beehive Overlook

    2.01 mi / 335 ft gain
    Pontiac Canyon, Wildcat Canyon and Beehive Overlook is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Oglesby, Illinois.
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  • Oglesby, Illinois

    Hike Ottawa Canyon at Starved Rock State Park

    5.0
    3.9 mi
    This canyon is not as popular as some of the others in this park but it is my favorite by far. You can either hike the full 3.9 miles from the visitor center or you can jump in your car and head over to one of the parking lots on the east side for a shorter hike. Either way you will not be disap...
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  • Oglesby, Illinois

    Hike Lover's Leap Overlook Trail

    1.8 mi / 285 ft gain
    Starved Rock State Park is just outside of Oglesby, Illinois. The park features sandstone bluffs and the Illinois River runs through the park. Dogs are allowed on trail if kept on leash. The trail is open year-round for a variety of activities. The Lover's Leap Overlook Trail is rated as beginne...
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  • Oglesby, Illinois

    Hike the French Canyon Trail

    2.6 mi / 410 ft gain
    Starved Rock State Park features great opportunities to see eagles and other birds. The trail is open year round for a variety of activities (fishing, camping, hiking, canoeing). Dogs are allowed on the trail if kept on leash. 
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  • Oglesby, Illinois

    Hike Starved Rock and Sandstone Point Overlook Trail

    4.0
    4.4 mi / 567 ft gain
    The trail is paved with lots of steps, so it is accessible for a variety of skill levels. This trail is great for hiking, and the park features spots for picnicking, fishing, boating, horseback riding, and camping.  This trail is just outside of Oglesby, Illinois. Great for school aged kids. Dogs...
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