Description

Due to high demand in a gorgeous state park, the good folks at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources created a large camp called what else but Mississippi Palisades Campground. Here there are Class A and B sites offering your preference of sun and shade. There are some handicap-accessible sites along with two youth group sites.
Campsite area
Bring your own Tents, Vans and truck campers, Trailers, RV & Motorhomes, Cabin
241 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Mississippi Palisades Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
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Hipcamper Candace
Candace K.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 1st, 2015

Beautiful camping ground, great hiking, friendly people, but there's a freight train that runs throughout the night blaring it's horn, even at 2am. Made for a disruptive night with a toddler, so we left after the first night.

Lots of mosquitoes too : /

Hipcamper Terry
Terry M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 18th, 2020

Just got back from camping there (18June2020). Approximately half of the park was closed , not sure why. The park is very clean with a friendly staff. However, due to the flee infestation I will probably never go back. If you decide to go bring a head net to keep the flies out of your eyes, nose, mouth, etc.! Otherwise, it was a nice place.

Hipcamper Chuck B.
recommends this listing.
August 31st, 2018
Hipcamper Velvet S.
recommends this listing.
May 24th, 2018
Hipcamper Dt S.
recommends this listing.
July 27th, 2017
Park
Mississippi Palisades State Park
State
Illinois
Country
United States
Phone Number
815.273.2731
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
42.145° N, 90.162° W
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Tent Only: 124 Sites
(Up to 4 people per site)
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Cabin & Lodging: 6 Sites
(Up to 50 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 111 Sites
(Up to 4 people per site)

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