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Arrowhead Lake Campground

Johnston City, Illinois


1600 Peterson Ave
Johnston City, Illinois 62951
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 66
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 37.82641
Longitude: -88.91021

Elevation: 438' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault yes
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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6 Reviews

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Review Count: 198
States Visited: 44
Helpful Reviews: 49

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $17.00
Overall Rating:

About two miles off the highway. Pretty easy to get to from the interstate by taking the truck route. There are a lot of permanent campers but they are pretty tidy and friendly. We had a pretty long pull-thru for our night stay. Fairly level so it didn't require extra effort to level. Power and water only and both worked fine. No Wifi. It is quiet and a pretty little spot with a lake on one side and big open field on the other. Worked fine for our overnight stop. Dump station not really convenient when leaving as I had to make a big loop to get in. We camped at Arrowhead Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Take the truck route through town - north on Grand Ave (at DQ), east on 9th St (at the McDonalds) until come to end, then left for just a few blocks to road to campground which is well signed. Reverse when leaving.

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Review Count: 48
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

We stopped at the campground as an overnight stay during travel. Not too far off the interstate with easy drive through the small town. The staff is extremely friendly. We were assigned an easy pull-through site with water and electric. While we were setting up, a staff member stopped by to inquire if all was well. During a walk through the park, we discovered a group of fellows were playing music on the porch of the store. They were great and we enjoyed being part of their audience. Our site overlooked a meadow and we spotted deer in the morning as we were packing up. The dump station is easy access near the exit. There are some long term residents and there sites are kept nice and neat as well as the park. The only negative was the bath house was dirty and the showers moldy. Overall, we enjoyed our short stay, and would definitely stay here again. We camped at Arrowhead Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 184
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 33

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $12.00
Overall Rating:

Nice little city campground with gravel roads and sites, a few are pull through. Our site was 30a and water pull through, the trees were no problem for our roof top dish. Verizon cell phone and hotspot worked well. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We camped at Arrowhead Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
P1
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $12.00
Overall Rating:

Stopped for overnight while traveling. Nice warm welcome from staff. Showed us to our site, made sure we knew where the facilities were and offered free use of fishing poles. Gave us a pull through site so we didn't have to unhook. Gravel and level. Had nice view of lake but it was very cold out so we didn't explore. Campground has nice playground, lakeside pavilion with memory garden. Some evident full time residents but overall park had neat clean cared for look. Would definitely return and stay longer if we pass that way again. We camped at Arrowhead Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Per friendly staff member lake has good fishing. Camp holds monthly fish fry in season

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Review Count: 184
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 33

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $12.00
Overall Rating:

Nice moderate sized city campground. 30amp and water with a dump station. The power was fine but we did not connect to the water for this short overnight stay. We were given a "pull through" site which was a nice wide gravel spot beside the road. It was plenty wide so our slide was not near the road. It was a Saturday night and the park was pretty full, we were concerned that there might be kids, noise and campfire smoke but none of these happened. It was a very pleasant evening. The rooftop dish worked well, no trees and the Verizon cell and hotspot also worked well. We were too far from the office to get a WiFi signal. The sites are close and many are short. We camped at Arrowhead Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
107
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 95
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $12.00
Overall Rating:

This is a fabulous secret! Only found this park because of the website www.uscampgrounds.info. Beautiful setting, very pleasant people, easy in and easy out. If you are coming from I-57, use the truck route to get to the park as the railway crossing is easier than going down Broadway. From interstate go down Broadway then take a left on Grand turn right on 9th street follow to Corinth which is past the railway tracks then turn left on Peterson. Some of the branches of the trees on Peterson are a little low so beware. Great spot to stop for north and south travelers. We camped at Arrowhead Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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