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Camping at Starved Rock

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Examples of our sites below by sun, shade, partial shade, and handicap.  
       Handicap Site #2      
       Site # 34 sun  
     Site # 10 partial shade  
    Site #30 shade

 The campground is open all year round (but for the weekend before Thanksgiving for the DOO Deer Hunt).  Campground gates are opened from 8:30 am until 10:00 pm. The Campground Permit Booth lists information on self registration for walk-in sites (first come- first serve) on the outside of the building upon entering the campground.  All sites are available for reservation.  Reservations must be made more than 3 days in advance and out to 6 months prior to the date of your arrival.  Reservations are made online at www.reserveamerica.com. 

Please contact the Visitor Center/Park Office at 1-815-667-4726 if you are a non for profit youth group such as Scouts and need to place a camping reservation in our youth group area at the campground.

Starved Rock's campground has 129 Class-A Premium campsites.   All sites come equiped with a cement pad for RV or camper, area for tent (allowed up to 2 tents total), picnic table, fire pit with grill grate on top, and electric hook-up.  Campers are allowed up to 2 vehicles at their campsite.  All extra vehicles will have to park in the small lot at the entrance of the campground.  Water hydrants can be found throughout the campground for use.  Porta potties are located throughout the campground as well as two seperate shower houses with flush toilets.  The dump station and trash containers can be found upon entering and exiting the campground.  The campground also contains a playground area and shelter.   Do not bring firewood in from areas outside of LaSalle County please.  Firewood can be purchased at the campground as well as at local gas stations in Utica, IL.   Please view the campground brochure below for information on each site, such as; shaded, sunny, or partially shaded, and proximity to the shower houses. 

Reservations for regular campsites and youth group sites require a $5.00 non-refundable reservation fee and payment of the full camping and utility fees at the time the reservation is made. The camping fee for a regular campsite is $25.00 per night unless it is a holiday at which time the campsite fee is $35.00.  

Alcohol is ALWAYS prohibited in the campground. Quiet time in the campground is 10 p.m.  There is a camp store in the campground that operates seasonally (usually May 1-Oct. 31) that sells firewood, ice, soda and other camping supplies.  Hours for the store are:  Mondays-Fridays from 3-7 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Sundays from 12 p.m. -6 p.m.

During firearm deer seasons, the campground will be closed.

Please download and view the campground brochure for further information on rules, regulations, sites, and reservations at the Starved Rock State Park Campground.