South Marcum Campground

Army Corps Of Engineers

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11623 Trailhead Lane Benton, IL 62812 618-724-2493 Official Website

GPS: 38.0369, -88.9364

Last Price Paid: $8
Number of Sites: 160
Pad Type: asphalt
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 440 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

4 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
5bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
1bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
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TheGypsyAndUs
34' Holiday Rambler Vacationer Kia Soul
37 reviews
Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 55

TheGypsyAndUs would stay here again

“Wildlife, Big Sites, Beautiful Surroundings”

Reviewed Jun 26, 2019

Overall Rating

We needed an overnight stop and were planning to just stay in a parking lot or truck stop when we made a spontaneous decision to pull off the interstate and check out the Rend Lake area. We are so glad we did! We spent one night in South Marcum Campground. This is a COE campground and with our senior pass we paid $8 for an electric ... more

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5bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
1bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

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Nightly rate: $16
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 112

The Traveling Tennesseans would stay here again

“Great campsite right on the lake! ”

Reviewed Jun 26, 2019

Overall Rating

We just stayed here for 1 night, just passing through. Great campsite (112) right on the lake. Very quiet at night, birds chirping in the morning, and views of the lake from our bed in the camper.

Our site did not have water hookups, but some sites did. Bathhouses were very close and were clean. We would definitely stay here again!

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5bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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8 reviews
Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 86
“Perfecto ”

Reviewed May 11, 2018

Overall Rating

Stayed here on a Thursday night early May so lots of open slots. Right on the huge lake. Clean and groomed open areas. Sites are far apart and almost all with shade. Our site was slanted, as are others, but many are flat. Saw a few lone star ticks, and a few mosquitoes, but it’s a wooded area near a lake. Bathrooms are new and clean wi... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Gettingthere
SC 30' Keystone Sprinter 2011 Ford F250
1 review
Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 98

Gettingthere would stay here again

Reviewed Sep 29, 2017

Overall Rating

Senior discount. No reservations for the weekend but several sites to choose from.

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

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