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Hicks Haven

· Cobden, Union, Illinois
300 acres hosted by Lisa H.
20 RV sites
Primitive camping
Best for self-contained campers. There are no toilets, showers, or water at this Hipcamp.
2024 total eclipse
In the path of the April 8, 2024 total solar eclipse.
Part of my property has been in my family for over 50 years. Our farm has grown to its current 300 acres in the last 20 years. The farm is our home where we enjoy privacy and natures beauty. Learn more about this land: Camping spots available over Labor Day Weekend and throughout September and October 2017. Only 15 min. from Bald Knob Cross and Makanda, IL, 30 minutes from Carbondale, IL and close by Shawnee National Forest and State Parks. Camping Spaces are mostly 30 ft x 60 ft. with a few 40 ft. x 40 ft. spots. Spaces are marked so campers can choose from available campsites upon arrival. Campers must be self-contained. Tents are welcomed. Grass Surface with No potable water, electrical hookups, or dump services. Beautiful easy access outdoor secluded camping, near the small towns of Anna-Jonesboro and Cobden, IL. Located also on Kratzinger Hollow Road is the famous Blue Boar Bar and Restaurant and close by is Dixie BBQ, Brickhouse Grill, Yellow Moon Cafe, and other restaurants to enjoy. Hicks Haven is also located in the heart of Southern Illinois Wine Trail. There are several award winning wineries in our area. At least a dozen wineries are as close as 5 minutes to 30 minutes from the campsite. Several lakes are in the area and Parks with easy and rough terrain hiking paths. Just minutes away in Jonesboro is the Lincoln Memorial Picnic Grounds which is home of one of the Lincoln/Douglas Debates. There are bluffs in the Shawnee National Forest Trail of Tears which is 5 minutes from the campsite. Plenty of other trails and parks are close by or just a short drive away.
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Cobden, Union, Illinois, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of 𐓏𐒰𐓓𐒰𐓓𐒷 𐒼𐓂𐓊𐒻 𐓆𐒻𐒿𐒷 𐓀𐒰^𐓓𐒰^(Osage), O-ga-xpa Ma-zhoⁿ (O-ga-xpa) (Quapaw), Myaamia, Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, Kaskaskia, and Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Lisa H.Joined in August 2017
1 ratings · 1 review
Brian S.recommends
August 21, 2017
Hicks Haven Campsites
This was a fantastic opportunity to be close to the action, meet fun new people and enjoy a special corner of Illinois! This site was set up by the property owner specifically to host eclipse enthusiasts. While there was no water\electric on site, both were readily available nearby. Vineyards are also abundant nearby, and one of the Lincoln-Douglas debate sites is close. Thete is no shortage of restaurants if cooking at camp is not desired. The hosts were even able to connect my wife up with the local 24 hour gym owner so she could work out. Great, fun people and a unique experience...
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