Illiniwek Forest Preserve
836 State Avenue
Hampton, IL 61256 Map
Phone: (309) 496-2620

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2018-Illiniwek-Map.jpgCampground Office (309) 496- 2620   •   Maintenance (309) 203-1404

Hours of Operation: 6:00AM to 10:00PM

Camp Office Hours (April-October): 
Mon - Thurs: 8:00AM to 1:00PM and 4:00PM to 10:00PM*
Friday & Saturday: 8:00AM to 10:00PM
Sunday: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Camp host is available after 5:00PM on Sunday and on weekdays until 4:00PM
*Holiday weeks the office is open Mon-Thurs, 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM

The camping season is generally April 1 through October 31 each year as weather permits. Advanced notices of closures will be posted as soon as practicable.

Illiniwek Forest Preserve offers family friendly campsites, trails, fishing and scenic views of the Mississippi River. This 174 acre park allows for an assortment of activities and adventures. Some of our featured amenities are:

  • 60 camping pads with water and electric hookups
  • 25 primitive camping pads
  • Hiking and biking trails
  • Picnic shelter and playground
  • A part of the Great River Trail
  • Boat ramp access to the Mississippi River


What the Locals are saying:

"Nice camping area along the Mighty Mississippi. Very nice picnic shelter for large gatherings." - David H.

"We camp here every year and love it. It’s our favorite place to go!" - Connie R.

"Very nice park! Great place to sit, relax & watch the river flow by. Close to so many things to do." - Laurie L.