The Fulton County Camping & Recreation Area is made up of 440 acres which includes approximately 150 acres of water. All lakes in the area are strip-mined lakes with the exception of Little Sister Lake which is a natural creek-fed impoundment. The major lakes are managed by IDNR and are restocked yearly with channel catfish and largemouth bass. The lakes in the campground co
The Fulton County Camping & Recreation Area is made up of 440 acres which includes approximately 150 acres of water. All lakes in the area are strip-mined lakes with the exception of Little Sister Lake which is a natural creek-fed impoundment. The major lakes are managed by IDNR and are restocked yearly with channel catfish and largemouth bass. The lakes in the campground contain largemouth bass, channel catfish, bluegill, redear, and crappie. Lakes 3 & 4 contain muskie. Red Barn lake contains yellow perch. All fishing limit signs are located at each boat ramp. The information pavilion is located just inside the campground entrance which will provide you with maps and further helpful information.
The campground provides a shower house (Open May 1st to November 1st), sanitary dump station, dumpsters, trashcans throughout the area, and a fresh water pump for the convenience of our campers and guests. We do ask all campers and guests to please obey all speed limit signs and watch for children, geese, golf-carts, and such. Please feel free to fish off of any bank or from your boat. Docks around the lakes belong to seasonal campers. We ask you to please be respectful when using docks. If the campers are around, ask permission before use. Above all, pick up your trash and personal belongings.
- Check in: After 1PM
- Check out: Before 12PM
- Cancellation policy: Flexible
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 1 night
- Accepts bookings: 3 months out
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Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
Roadways are suitable for a leisurely ride around the campground. One trail has been created with more to come in the future.
Bluegill, Crappie, Catfish, Muskie, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass live in our lakes. Not a novices fishing experience.
One will never know what they will find when blazing trails in nearly two hundred acres of timber.
Four large lakes await the paddlers where they stay at the FCCRA. Lake 3 in particular offers a wandering river like experience.
Virtually every species of bird native to the region as well as many migratory species can be spotted here.
Natural features you'll find at Fulton Co. Camping & Rec. Area in Illinois.
With nine lakes covering over 170 acres, sports enthusiasts of all types will find places to fish, kayak, & canoe.