Several large picnic areas are located throughout Jubilee College State Park’s interior. Each area includes a shelter with electricity, picnic tables, charcoal grills, playground equipment, water hydrants and toilet facilities. Winter picnicking is permitted but some areas are closed. Most areas have electricity and water, but some do not. Call the park for updates on current facilities.
Campground facilities, open from April 15 to November 1, accommodate recreational vehicles or tents and include a shower building with flush toilets, a trailer dump station, graveled pads and grills, water hydrants and primitive toilets. Campsites are Class A electric and Class C with showers. Groups are welcome. Permits are required and can be obtained from site staff or campground host. Reservations can be made at the Reserve America website at ExploreMoreIL.
In the main camping area, Coyote Cove loop is open to winter camping with Class B sites with electric and primitive privies. No running water is available.
An equestrian camping area is located at the north end of the park. More than 45 miles of multi-use trails originate from the camping area. Horse rentals are not available. The area includes drinking water, toilet facilities, a shelter house, picnic tables and grills. Campsites are Class B/S. Overnight campers must self-register at the self-pay station or check in with the campground host located in the equestrian campground.
Limited fishing is available in Jubilee Creek and in two ponds, one of which is stocked yearly. Vehicular access is not available.
The rolling terrain provides an excellent opportunity for sledding and cross-country skiing. Several miles of trails are marked and groomed for skiing when the snowfall is sufficient. Snowmobiling is permitted on marked portions of equestrian trails during the daylight hours, when there is a 4-inch snow base.
Approximately 2,900 acres are available for hunting. Hunters are required to register at either of the two check stations. Turkey hunting is bow and arrow only. Shotguns may be used for other game. Contact the park office for information and species, hunting times and dates or see the Hunter Fact Sheet.