Giant City State Park

Shawnee National Forest

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349-383 South Church Road
Makanda, IL 62958
618-457-4836

GPS: 37.604, -89.194

Last Price Paid: $20
Number of Sites: 135
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 627 ft
Max Length: 40 ft

2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
5bars
AT&T Voice Only
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DrBob806
Berea, OH
Jayco Eagle 28.5 RSTS
15 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 17

DrBob806 would stay here again

“Pleasant”

Reviewed Oct 25, 2018

Overall Rating

Our campsite wasn't the most level (back to front) but we had a great time. It looks like they just remodeled the interior roads and many campsites. We were there on a crowded weekend but it wasn't noisy. Some great hiking trails, and other things to do nearby (fishing, golfing, wine trail for example).

The camp hosts were happy to answer any questions about the park or area. As mentioned by another review, the fried chicken is fantastic at the lodge if you're feeling a bit lazy and don't want to cook. Makanda is a neat small town.

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4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Kblanquart
Edwardsville, IL
25 Airstream International
2017 Ford F150
13 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 2

Kblanquart would stay here again

“Beautiful Campground in Southern Illinois”

Reviewed Jul 26, 2017

Overall Rating

Giant City is a beautiful state park with a lot of activities from fishing, horseback riding and hiking to rock climbing. The campground is well shaded and has large campsites. Giant City Lodge has a great restaurant and my husband LOVED the all you can eat fried chicken on Sunday:) This campground is also in close proximity to the Southern Illinois Wine Trail where you can enjoy many wineries. Try Blue Sky. It's one of our favorites!

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
5bars
AT&T Voice Only

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Hookups:
  • 20 Amp
  • Partial Hookups
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • showers
Pets:
  • pets

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