Turkey Bayou Campground

Shawnee National Forest

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1 Oakwood Bottom Rd.
Pomona, IL 62975
618-687-1731
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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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3 people have reviewed this location.

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1bars
AT&T 4G
3bars
Sprint 3G
1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 7

tg2654 would stay here again

“Can't beat the price”

Reviewed May 05, 2018

Overall Rating

It a 4 mile trek down a gravel road from the main. A few rough patches but nothing traumatic. Lots of room for rv's and tents. Some sites by the treeline and the river. It is a lowland area so it does get sloppy with a lot of rain. It rained three days straight while I was there and ended up having to move my tent to another site with ... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
AT&T 4G

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


Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

OurPopUpParadise would stay here again

“Beautiful, right on the water”

Reviewed Apr 27, 2018

Overall Rating

We stayed here in March 2018 for a couple of nights in our pop-up camper. There was no one else there. Site right on the water (small lake?) and it was perfect! Close to town too - about 15 mins to groceries/gas. It had rained so it was a little muddy. Will be back!

Access
Location
Cleanliness
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3bars
Sprint 3G

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


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 do... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

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


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

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