Turkey Bayou Campground

Shawnee National Forest

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1 Oakwood Bottom Rd.
Pomona, IL 62975
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GPS: 37.6848, -89.4109

Last Price Paid: $0
Number of Sites: 16
Open Seasonally: Yes
Elevation: 355 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 10

Lera would stay here again

“Nice little park with a lake”

Reviewed Sep 10, 2017

Overall Rating

There are about 16 sites here in a circle with a fire ring and a picnic table at each. No hook ups. No trash cans. You pack out what you bring in. No TOILET! I tent camped and after the third trek into the woods to pee my legs were all scratched up from the sticker bushes. But at least I didn't see any ticks and I had brought my two dogs with me. I saw a lot of butterflies, a black snake in the water, and a flock of wild turkey running up the road when I was leaving. I would stay again but be better prepared to not have a toilet on site.

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  • dry camping
  • fishing
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • pets


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