Lake Glendale is smack-dab in the middle of the Shawnee National Forest, which means all of its plentiful amenities are equally-accessible. The usual list of great camping activities rings true here—boating, fishing, swimming, biking, and hiking are all nearby, and you can sleep really dang close to the shore of Lake Glendale. Bullseye!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
59 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Lake Glendale Campground.

River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Jenn
Jenn F.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 30th, 2015

Wonderful campground with bathrooms and free showers for guests. A quick walk to the Lake with amazing sunsets! It was somewhere between $5-10 for a night which was well worth it for the large site with fire ring and picnic table. Would definitely recommend this campground!

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Hipcamper Melody
Melody G.
recommends this listing.
December 30th, 2017

We stay every 4th, great campground. It's a traditional campground, mostly open campsites with all the amenities. Water at or close by, electric, maintained bathrooms w/showers. Fireworks over the lake are spectacular.

Hipcamper L B.
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October 21st, 2018
Hipcamper Lisa G.
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June 2nd, 2018
Hipcamper Scott D.
recommends this listing.
August 17th, 2017
Shawnee National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(618) 253-7114
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37.414° N, 88.662° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 59 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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