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McCully Heritage Project

· Kampsville, Calhoun, Illinois
940 acres hosted by Mc Cully H.
1 lodging site · 6 tent sites
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
Amazing views
Hipcampers say this spot has amazing views.
Creature comforts
Enjoy the comforts of home—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
Off-leash friendly
Pets can be off-leash at this Hipcamp.
The McCully Heritage Project is a 940- acre environmental center located one mile south of Kampsville, Illinois in beautiful and remote Calhoun County.  We are a private non-profit left as the legacy of Howard and Eva McCully.
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Kampsville, Calhoun, Illinois, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Peoria, 𐓏𐒰𐓓𐒰𐓓𐒷 𐒼𐓂𐓊𐒻 𐓆𐒻𐒿𐒷 𐓀𐒰^𐓓𐒰^(Osage), Bodwéwadmi (Potawatomi), 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 Mc Cully H.Joined in January 2018
370 ratings · 178 reviews
Devin S.recommends
November 25, 2023
Site 2 - McCully Heritage Project
Great place to stay! Firewood, hot showers and heated bathrooms great place for new campers and seasoned outdoors enthusiasts.
Cole B.recommends
November 22, 2023
McCully Heritage Project pond site
Camping with my lady and our dog!
Our campsite at the pond location was incredible, luckily we were the only campers there for the weekend so it was nice and quiet. It’s easy to find from the main road, has clean and easy to get to bathrooms / services etc. the trails are all super long so you could hike forever! We will definitely be returning and recommending to friends/ family!
Cole J.recommends
November 4, 2023
McCully Heritage Project Levee
Camping and hiking
Great spot to camp with fantastic restrooms. We hiked the North trails for about an hour. Our site had a fire circle along with a grill top.
Kayelyn P.recommends
October 26, 2023
McCully Heritage Project Levee
Beautiful nature camping
Easy stay! The owners that run the campsite are very fast at responding to same day questions and giving directions to the campsite. Free firewood as a part of the price of the stay was super awesome to add to the experience. Very well kept trails. Don’t go in late fall however to avoid trail closure due to hunting. Beautiful trails to the north (the trails not being used for hunting). Amazing views on these trails. A lot of activity at night (owls hooting, leaves crumpling, coyotes howling) but it is subjective to whether it ruins your stay. In a way, all those sounds just make you remember that you are really out in nature and also adds to your experience.
Courtney B.recommends
October 22, 2023
Site 3 - McCully Heritage Project
This was a really special spot. The camp sites are spacious and I loved that ours was sort of tucked away. The paths and trails were lovely. The bathrooms were a real bonus - there were plenty of them, they were clean and easy to access and heated - which was great on a chilly morning. Can’t wait to go back!
Karin B.recommends
October 22, 2023
Site 1 - McCully Heritage Project
Gorgeous spot, beautiful fall colors! Host was kind and the other campers were as well. :)
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