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10 RV Parks near Mount Zion, Illinois
We did however find 10 campgrounds within 25 miles of Mount Zion. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Mount Zion in the left hand column.
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
Nov 2017 - $20.00
This park has a beautiful caricature about it, with its big Oak and Hickory trees and how they go together about 30 or 40 feet in the air. This park has the grounds mowed every week. There is a set of swings and playground equipment in the adjoining picnic area and the hiking trails are mowed as well so you don't have to climb through waist high grass. Restrooms are clean and tho there are only 2 showers the showers have plenty of water and pressure so you don't have to hit the button every 15 seconds. The host is well versed in the surrounding area knowledge. They have no fishing or boating but they have tons of peace & quiet unless its harvest time in which you might hear a combine in the distance. Perfect place to relax. The interstate (I72) is over 2 and a half miles away. 36 campsites w/ 8 no power and 27 w/30 amp only. All sites are back in. Nearest convenient store is in Argenta at Caseys for ice and pop and gas. - illplainsman
Sep 2016 - $17.00
This is a great little sleepy campground. Perfect if you have to work in Decatur or surrounding area while camping as its very close. There isn't much to do at this campground other than just enjoy having nothing to do but that's OK sometimes. The one thing I didn't like is the caretakers dig out the fire rings and that leaves a hole to collect water and starting a fire in a puddle of water is a bit difficult. Someone should really tell them to stop that, yes it looks nice but is very impractical for using it for what it was designed for. Other than that great park. - firemaninil
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
Jun 2019 - $18.00
The only drawback the grass area around our site, as well as the entire park was a foot high. - PATCZAR
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
Jul 2018 - $27.00
We stayed 2 nights. It was a nice manicured area. It is out in the country away from traffic and next to a corn field, a serene setting. It is VERY quiet. The lots are not organized as they are scattered with no certain pattern. The hosts were very kind and helpful. There is no laundromat on site so we drove about 15 minutes to town. - Kelsidy
Apr 2018 - $25.00
This park is for RVs only. Has 118 spots of which 113 are water/electric only. 35 pull-thru sites. 2 ponds. I don't fish and did not ask if you could. Open April 1st - October. 30 amp pull site is $25. 50 amp pull through is $27. Did not have sewer at their pull thrus but there is a dump station. Situated on lovely green grass with nice trees. Well groomed park. Quite a few seasonal but they are situated toward the back. Owner seems friendly. They will provide you a fire ring and picnic table if needed. Will definitely be Back. We stayed 2 nights. - Rhodie
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
Oct 2018 - $24.00
More restrooms than trash cans! Be sure to bring leveling material as campsites are not very level. Nicely spaced sites with beautiful trees, some on the water. Easy ride to Shelbyville for supplies. Not all campsites have water on site. The changing of the leaves was very beautiful. - Sugar Pie 1
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 2016 - $20.00
I know I have given this park a low review but please read on to find out more. We love this campground. We go camping nearly 3 weekends out of every month with friends just not always here even though its closer to us than other campgrounds. The biggest reason I rated this campground low is based on value. We have a 30' tt and there are a bunch of the sites we can not use because we can't get into them or they are extremely un-level. It is an adorable little campground but for more than a month now the hot water has been broken at the shower house. This is an issue considering that there are NO full service hookups in this park. Hosts are friendly if not punctual upon entry, everyone that camps here are friendly, and we feel comfortable with our younger kids running around here given the size of the place. I do not like paying $20 per night given that the amenities are lacking here. It seems a bit high for what your getting. The park is aging and I understand that but it is a state park so the upkeep is built into my taxes already and I really expect it to be done since I have paid for it. The sites are spacious but there is not good separation borders from one to another, they do have fire rings most of them are concrete but they are crumbling. The electric service on some of the sites is finicky, the breakers are aging and like to trip if there is the slightest hint of moisture in the air. This is why we only go here if there is a chance someone has to run back into town during the weekend for some activity or something. Other wise we go elsewhere. If they had water and sewer service on some of the sites I would rate much higher as the shower house wouldn't matter near as much. - firemaninil
May 2009 - $25.00
This is a beautiful park. Some of the sites have great views of the lake. Lots of trees, and the sites are pretty spacious. Most were fairly level. Great trail that goes all the way around the lake. Don't miss the Veteran's Memorial area they have there--it is really nice. This is a nice, quiet campground and I would come back again. - mnlkosinski
Mar 2009 - $18.00
We stopped here as an overnight stay on our way home from Florida at the end of March. The only utility available at this time was electricity. The showers and bathrooms were not opened and we really didn't find drinkable water. We used some cloudy water to rinse out our toilet. We stayed in a pull-through site, #6, I think, and it was level. Some of the other sites were seriously off level. The roads were paved and were relatively easy to navigate. But it helped that there were few other campers in the park. I saw two handicapped sites that were paved in concrete. The campground host was friendly. He recommended Ted's Garage on highway 54 on the west side of Clinton for food and I had a good Friday night fish fry. - BikerRon