Description

Pounds Hollow Lake was completed in the 1940's as part of the Civilian Conservation Corps' sweeping land improvement projects. This place has been popular ever since, with fishing, swimming, hiking, and camping consistently great for seventy years. The lake only allows small-motor and rowboats, so the breeze and lapping waves will never be interrupted by the racket of big-power Continue reading...
Pounds Hollow Lake was completed in the 1940's as part of the Civilian Conservation Corps' sweeping land improvement projects. This place has been popular ever since, with fishing, swimming, hiking, and camping consistently great for seventy years. The lake only allows small-motor and rowboats, so the breeze and lapping waves will never be interrupted by the racket of big-power outboards throttling around. Plenty of CCC structures are still standing and in-use, so step back in time and get away from it all at Pounds Hollow!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
35
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
No RV hookup
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Climbing
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Biking
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Snow sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
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507ftListing's elevation
750
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Park
Shawnee National Forest
State
Illinois
Phone Number
6182537114
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
37.615° N, 88.274° W
$10/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 35 Sites
(Up to people per site)