Gun Creek Campground

Army Corps Of Engineers

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12165 Golf Course Dr Whittington, IL 62897 618-724-2493 Official Website

GPS: 38.0786, -88.9307

Location submitted by: Barbara L

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Overview of Gun Creek Campground

Number of Sites 100

Pad Type asphalt

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally March - November

Elevation 426 ft / 129 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 60 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 7/20/2021
“Good COE park”

Reviewed 7/20/2021

Nightly rate: $13
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 33
Overall Rating

Sites are spread apart and mostly wooded. All back-in sites with a side space for your toad/truck. Mostly flat but we did have a challenge getting level . Quiet but less than a mile from the Interstate. Public golf course adjacent as part of the recreation area.

They have a great dump site that has better access I have seen. Bathhouses are clean and well kept. Boat ramp available and good fishing in Rend Lake.

When you reserve on reservations.gov check the facilities for your site. Some are electric only, some water & electric , some FHU.

My cost reflects Senior discount 50% with America the Beautiful
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Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
Verizon 4G/LTE

Mark2459 would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
Recreation
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • dump station
  • ADA Accessible
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Discount Clubs
  • Senior Discounts
Pets
  • pets

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