Shawnee Forest Camping

Bell Smith Springs Recreation Area – Redbud Campground
With 21 sites in the heart of Bell Smith Springs Recreation Area,
Redbud campground is the perfect spot for hikers looking for a
great area to sit back and relax after a long day of exploration
in the Shawnee National Forest.Redbud Campground
 Little Lusk Trail Lodge Inc.
A beautiful place, located in the heart of the Shawnee National Forest. Camping, Horseback Riding, Hiking and Fishing. Stay in your camper at the campground or rent a room in the lodge!!
There is a beautiful Event barn that can be rented for weddings and other activities.

Contact Deborah Poe at,
50 Barger Rd
Stonefort, Illinois 62987
Deer Run Campground
Deer Run hosts a variety of primitive campsites for hikers or
equestrians and also has many campsite with access to showers,
water, and electricity.164 Bay City Road
Golconda, IL 62938

Secluded cabin Ranked #1 stay in the area!!

Beautiful, spacious, and very secluded log home on 90 acres that adjoins the Shawnee national forest. This home is sure to please the whole family no matter what the age. There is something for everyone.

This home has very spacious, neat and clean rooms. There is a fully stocked kitchen with a Keurig coffee maker (coffee, cream, and sugar provided) We also provide a few snacks and bottled water.
There is an attached 16×32 private pool with a large deck and tiki hut. A 2 person hot tub is located just outside one of the main bedrooms on the back porch. And a Traeger grill (with pellets provided) available for those who enjoy grilling.
Located at,
31 Stogey Road Brookport, IL 62910

Phone: 877-589-0207



Dixon Springs State Park
This area is popular for hunting and also boasts a campground
with water and electrical facilities and space for tent camping.
Take advantage of the fire pads, picnicking areas, and shelters.RT.2 P.O.178
Golconda, IL 62938
Site Manager: Randy Tucker
618-949-3394 or 618-949-3304
Public Pool: 618-949-3871
Fax: 618-949- 8795
Hughes Camp on the Ohio River
Mike & Betty Hughes operate a wonderful family friendly
campground right on the Ohio River. Fish all day and build a
fire at your campsite to wind down from the day’s activities.PO Box 431
Golconda, IL 62938
683-6608 Betty
Lake Glendale Recreation
Over half of the 59 campsites at Lake Glendale have water and
electricity available on site. There are also 25 primitive campsites
for campers who really like to rough it in the wild.Bailey Place Group Camp: 618-949-3807
Oak Point: 800-699-6637
Beach: 618-949-3356
Bear Branch Horse Resort and Campground
Bear Branch is snuggled in the heart of the Shawnee National Forest with some of the most awesome trail riding around!!! Feed and Tack store on grounds. 80 campsites w/water, electricity,dump station, air conditioning, shower, restrooms & laundry facilities. Cabins & lodging available. 40 covered stalls for horses. Guides available. Reservations recommended.34 Bear Branch DriveStonefort, IL 62987
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Round Pond Lodging and Outfitters Campground

 Come camp and hunt in the southernmost part of Pope County, near the Ohio River, nestled in southeastern Illinois. We have many types of terrain for your hunt, whether it be on our 200 private acres, or leased land away from camp. Our camp is located next to acres of swamp owned by the Nature Conservancy, which is a great sanctuary for big buck!

Contact Larry or Patty Duncan at 618-564-2857 or 270-519-1717.

Rt1 Box 302 Brookport, IL 62910

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