Giant City State Park

Shawnee National Forest

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

GPS: 37.604, -89.194

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Overview of Giant City State Park

Number of Sites 135

Reservations yes

Elevation 627 ft

Max Length 40 ft

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Reviews of Giant City State Park 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Location
Cleanliness
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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 11/23/2018
4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 10/25/2018
4 reviews
“Good spot nothing special though”

Reviewed 11/23/2018

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 17
Overall Rating

We enjoyed staying here. I checked out the bathhouse and found it clean. We liked our site (17) and appreciated having pull through spots available. Great hiking trails nearby. I’m glad we stayed in the off season though as the are many sites and all are close to each other. Good spot for the price. Tip! Some sites have fire pits w... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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

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DrBob806
Berea, OH 32' Jayco 28.5 RSTS GMC Sierra
20 reviews
“Pleasant”

Reviewed 10/25/2018

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 17
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... more

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Location
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4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

DrBob806 would stay here again

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Kblanquart
Edwardsville, IL 25' Airstream International Dodge Ram 1500
16 reviews
“Beautiful Campground in Southern Illinois”

Reviewed 7/26/2017

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 2
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 ... more

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

Kblanquart would stay here again

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Amenities

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

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