Description

Littered with a gunshell-heavy history that’s strung together by knotted fishing line, Gebhard State Park Campground was purchased for a mere fifteen hundred dollars nearly a century ago, from the Grundy County Rod and Gun Club. Originally bought for aquafarming―in this case, for the purpose of rearing game fish―the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) later added additional Continue reading...
Littered with a gunshell-heavy history that’s strung together by knotted fishing line, Gebhard State Park Campground was purchased for a mere fifteen hundred dollars nearly a century ago, from the Grundy County Rod and Gun Club. Originally bought for aquafarming―in this case, for the purpose of rearing game fish―the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) later added additional spawning pools and built the fundamentals to a great campground: fire rings, log cabins, and well-manicured trails. You favorite pair of boots and fishing rod will be well-used, believe us.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
2
Access
Hike in (+10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
River, stream or creek
Waterfall
Beach
Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
Swimming hole
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Snow sports
Wildlife watching
Horseback riding
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Surfing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
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Park
Gebhard Woods State Park
State
Illinois
Phone Number
815.942.0796
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
41.357° N, 88.439° W
$6/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 1 Site
(Up to people per site)
$6/night
Tent Only: 1 Site
(Up to people per site)