Central Illinois RV Campsites

Central Illinois RV Campsites
RV travelers visiting Illinois, known as the "Land of Lincoln," can enjoy recreation in the grasslands and rolling farmland in the region. Road bicyclists can tour the many rural roads and country routes. Bird watchers can look for quail, nuthatch, titmouse, hummingbirds, and hairy woodpeckers. There are several RV parks and campgrounds in the central part of the state for travelers to rest after exploring the area.

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park has camping sites for RVs of most sizes. There are back-in and pull-through sites that have sewer, water, 30- and 50-amp electric, and Wi-Fi connections. There are organized activities for kids such as cartoon and movie nights and cookouts. A game room, laundry room, swimming pool, and dump station are on the property. Hot showers, private toilets, and picnicking facilities are available for guest comfort. Pets are allowed if leashed.

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park
Timberline Rd.
Goodfield, IL 61742-0092

Kentuckiana Kampground and Country Opry

The Kentuckiana Kampground is in the community of Mackinaw. In addition to the shady RV sites, there are a range of amenities. Sites have water, sewer and 50-amp electric. Hot showers and bathrooms are available. A laundry, two stocked fishing ponds, bocce ball courts, concrete basketball court, and shuffleboard games are on the premises. Pets are allowed if leashed. Road bicyclists can tour the region on the many country roads around the campground. Canoe rentals are available for paddlers wanting to tour the ponds and lakes around the campground.

Kentuckiana Kampground and Country Opry
27585 Kentuckiana Rd.
Mackinaw, IL 61755

D & W Lake Campground

D & W Lake Campground bills itself as "big-rig friendly." There are sites for most size rigs, and connections include 30- or 50-amp electric, water and sewer. Showers, bathrooms, fire rings and grills, and a laundry room are on the premises. Dogs are allowed if leashed. A small store is at the office. Visitors can head to neighboring Arthur and visit Amish country. There are fresh baked goods and hand-crafted items for sale in the Amish village. The Champaigne County Forest Preserve has nature trails and is within an hour of the campground.

D & W Lake Campground
411 W Hensley Road
Champaign, IL 61822

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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