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9 RV Parks near Bethany, Illinois
We did however find 9 campgrounds within 25 miles of Bethany. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Bethany in the left hand column.
May 2019 - $12.00
This is definitely one of the nicest, cleanest, well groomed and well laid out COE we have camped at as of late. We are in a pull through that is huge, most pull through can get car, truck and boat in them. We have a 50 Amp, full hook up spot, here on a crowded weekend with no power issues at all.
The cg is likely out of the way for most travelers so it appears lots of locals, but if you want a couple of weeks of down time off the road, this may be a good choice for you.
The downside, if this bothers you... gravel site, the pull through do not have a fire pit per say, more like a fire grill that’s used as a fire pit. Effingham is likely the closest large town with Walmart, restaurants and big box stores, but it is 30 miles away. Local area has dollar general and limited fast food restaurants. - Buffy
Oct 2018 - $12.00
A beautiful park with many camping sections with different services available. We did a walk-in on a Monday in October and were able to get the last remaining spot that was with a sewer connection. There were a few W/E sites still available at the time. Later that day, the campground was full, I'm not sure why since there didn't seem to be any special events in the area. Maybe everyone was migrating south like us. Our spot was not on the lake but a 4-minute walk and we were there. Although we didn't have a need, I did see a very nice boat launch area, fish cleaning station, and a really large dog run that included an obstacle course. We also didn't use the showers, laundry, or restrooms, but we peeked in and they all looked clean and well maintained. This is one of a couple of COEs on this lake. - NovarroNomads
Aug 2018 - $12.00
Can't beat the price we paid with the senior pass. Our site had full hook up and no problem getting satellite signal. Lots of grass for the dogs & lots of place to walk them. Staff is friendly. The sites are level. There are showers & a laundry. Didn't look at them so don't know how good they are & they were not in our section. The section we were in was not as crowded as the section where the showers were. We had a big rain storm the first night we were there. Our site flooded & stayed that way for the next 30 hours until we left. The other sites seemed okay so I guess we were a low spot. The park is quite a bit off the beaten path. We did get there even though GPS said there was no route to it. Mosquito like bugs in the grass were annoying but the flood seemed to have drowned them for the time being. - Connie's Co-Owner
Oct 2016 - $20.00
Very nice and mostly empty state park. Shower house very tidy. Perhaps due to the time of year, no garbage cans or dumpsters within the campground, but dumpsters available near the dump station.
The "street" we stayed on was Fisherman's Circle. This overlooked the lake. It was a beautiful and peaceful view.
Nearby trail was well worn although not marked often with blaze markers.
We stayed at site 265 and were able to back our 27' TT into the site without much difficulty due to the opposing site being empty. Site 256 looks especially beautiful and tucked away.
The camp hosts were wonderful and very helpful. - Red Minnie
Jun 2011 - $20.00
Fantastic park with great lake access. Park is typical Illinois State park. Few shower houses but mostly pit toilets. Water available but not on site. Dump at entrance. Hosts were very helpful and nice. Park huge with few campers. Sites mostly level, wide variety of site types. Very peaceful. Will absolutely go back next year. - Pluto's Family
Nov 2009 - $20.00
This is a large state park on Lake Shelbyville. Since it was so late in the year they had closed parts of the camp ground. The area we were in was electric only with a mix of gravel and paved pads, as well as a mix of 30 and 50 amp sites All the roads are paved and in good shape. Most of the sites were well spaced and almost level with some areas fully shaded and other areas of little or no shade. The shower house was still open. While it is an older shower house it is well maintained and clean with lots of hot water. Lots of deer and birds in this park. - fimk
Aug 2016 - $12.00
We love this campground! We camp nearly 3 weekends out of the month most of the time and this place has nearly everything or it's nearby. We usually camp with friends so we enjoy some of the buddy sites. The only complaint we have about this is that there is only one buddy site with full service in the entire park and some of the buddy sites are not set up very well and in need of rethinking for the layout. There are many of them that the campers are door to back of your buddies camper and others that one of the two sites are set up backwards from all camper set ups. Meaning your door will be on the wrong side of the site so you can't use a camper attached awning and you have to walk around your camper to get to the table and fire ring unless you have a small camper and get creative. Other than that there is a site for everyone and every style here. Group, secluded, sunny, tree covered, water front, in the hills, and group style areas. Like I said this is a great place and even has boat launch if you have that kind of money lol. - firemaninil
May 2016 - $12.00
Coon Creek Campground in Shelbyville Illinois is a Corps of Engineers park. The campground is very clean, with several large pull through lots, a few of which are full hookups. We very much enjoyed our stay with our camping club in this park. The only thing that we would have liked better is if the grass would have been cut. If you use the America the Beautiful Pass, the rates are $12 per night for a full hook up and $9 per night for electric only. The fishing on Lake Shelbyville was great. We would recommend this park to others. - Krissy r
Jun 2015 - $18.00
Very spacious sites but not very level. Camp store ok but sold me green fire wood so no fire for us. The upside I was told later that we could collect and burn any downed trees even bring chainsaw to cut if needed. Too cold and rainy to do a whole lot but still good weekend camping. - dwin a-frame
Jun 2016 - $16.00
We camped at tent only site 28. The view of the lake is awesome! We had electric at our site. The tent pad was clean, the picnic table was in good repair and the fire/ grill pit was clean. I didn't have high expectations of the showers or the restrooms, but they were clean and maintained. My boys loved exploring the beachy area below our site, it is not for swimming. The staff was nice. My only complaint is the directions on the actual campground website/ confirmation e-mail were wrong. There are signs to guide you, but GPS devices and the written directions may lead you astray! We just went to the beach. We were only there 3 nights and it was more just to unplug and relax. - KB-FD
Aug 2015 - $18.00
We went to this campground with the expectation of having free wifi and cable, since it is listed in their amenities. Upon arriving the camp host informed us that they did not have either. We were very disappointed. We went across the lake and stayed at another COE campground. - Gary Stanton
May 2008 - $18.00
This campground is really nice. Some sites with Electricity, but private ones mostly do not have it. Restrooms could use some work and cleaning. Nice water access with some steep hills. Overall pretty good!!! - JanaBeaty
Jun 2018 - $18.00
Campground was well kept. Site was really large to hold my 32 foot trailer and two cars. Everybody that worked there was really help full. Restrooms and showers were really clean. Will be going back again - camperboy82
Oct 2016 - $12.00
Cheap rate with your federal senior pass. This campground is on beautiful Lake Shelbyville and very close to Lithia Springs Marina just outside the park. Many beautiful campsites with many right close to the lake. Park is clean. Sites are not crammed together. It was built years ago when rvs were smaller so the turns at the ends of the legs are very tight. You need to know this in advance of picking a site. But overall the park is very nice and a good value. - maine charactor
Sep 2015 - $9.00
Lovely COE park. Obvious improvements with larger gravel sites. We were in site #6 in the first loop and it was very level and very large. There was good Verizon service and good 50 amp electricity. You MUST be CAREFUL of the turn-around loop at the end of each loop. Even after we disconnected it was hard to get turned around. - rhianna
Jun 2016 - $32.00
Nice place. Had a little problem finding the place with my Magellen GPS. Staff was very friendly. A lot of seasonal units but all well kept. Large pool, very clean. - flnomad
Aug 2011 - $28.00
Robin Hood Woods Camp Resort Entry about a mile on rough, dusty gravel road. About 3/4 of sites are seasonal. Transient sites are unimproved, just natural grass but leveling was easy. Electric was low, around 117 volts. Water was high (65 psi) requiring pressure reducer. Electric service post was rotted out and leaning. Not a great impression. On the good side is: wide sites, good/free Wi-Fi, the very nice pool and catch-and-release fishing on the property. No access to the Shelbyville Reservoir however. Stay at one of the nearby COE camps for that. - BbTrombone
Oct 2017 - $10.00
We had to come back to the area for a job, and Tom and Carol's Park is still the most convenient (there's just not much near Forsyth, IL). We parked our rig in the fairgrounds lot and just used electric for the month. The night before leaving the area we came back to the RV and found that the park had no water , but they ran several hoses to allow us to fill our tanks from a neighbor. Tom is super nice, and he looked after our rig while we were on the jobsite. can't beat the value. - DaBlairs
Aug 2017 - $10.00
The actual park is only six sites, but they manage the fairgrounds sites as well. The couple who owns the park-very friendly and nice. We were actually working at a job site in another town, but couldn't find an RV park closer, so we opted to leave the rig there and stay in a hotel. Tom said he would make sure nothing happened to the rig, even blocked off a section near the fairground gate so no one would come close to our RV. He checked on it several times a day, and let us know all was well while we were away. So $10 a night for electric (we didn't even hook up water) was perfect for keeping the frig plugged in. At the actual park, there is a small (free) laundry room/rec room and an above ground pool, friendly folks. It was well off the interstate so it's not a quick overnight spot, but it was quiet, and safe. (note - they do go-cart races on Friday night at the fairgrounds, so don't expect quiet that night!) - DaBlairs
Jun 2017 - $10.00
When we called to check on availability for a Friday evening overnight stay, we were immediately offered a site in the local fairgrounds since all sites at the campground were full. Not only were we provided a site with water and elec. but the owner also offered to meet us in town and guide us to the fairgrounds and helped us get hooked up. Great service by a friendly owner. We had the entire fairgrounds to ourselves. Plenty of grass for our dog to enjoy. Quiet. Peaceful. Safe, small town site. Good access to water and elec. Just a few miles from the Interstate. All for only $10. What more could one ask for in an overnight stop? - MissouriBird
Oct 2018 - $25.00
Still barely OK for an overnight stop. Trees are overgrown, sewer connections are hard to locate, needs gravel and just looks bad. Honor system drop box for the fees at a small office/building at edge of grounds. Someone started to redo the sewer system and sewer hookups were in the middle of the drive/parking pathways. Working water Hookups hard to locate and several electrical boxes were without power. Most did not work. We would have gone further down the road, but we needed to get off the road for a rest. A rest area would have been better. - BennieH
May 2017 - $25.00
Barely OK for an overnight stop. Used to be an OK place but has been let go. Trees are overgrown, sewer connections are hard to locate, needs gravel in the pot holes and just looks sad. Honor system drop box for the fees. Looks like someone started to redo the sewer system and the place needs a real going over. Hookups hard to locate. Some were in the middle of the drive/parking pathways. - BennieH
Oct 2009 - $30.00
This was an old run down park with no one on duty just drop payment in the office door. It was raining the day we stopped here and the entire park was a swamp. Would not stop here again. - NevadaJim