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Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park

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Address: 11094 Ranger Rd, Whittington, IL 62897-1003
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Nice scenic spot

Went with family and kids for lunch . Nice scenic , quite place to hang out. Alot of mosquitoes though which ruined the fun.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Roshan P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family and kids for lunch . Nice scenic , quite place to hang out. Alot of mosquitoes though which ruined the fun.

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Thank Roshan P
Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely warm & sunny days spent ambling round he park campsite and chatting to the most gracious and kind of all campsite hosts- the Grandma of the Campground. Saw deer and about a dozen wild Turkeys. The park is closing slowly for winter so only one shower block in use which makes it a stretch. Good playground for our two... More 

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Thank Chicwiggysun
Deer Creek, Illinois
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Camped here last weekend with a group. Nice level, wooded sites. Only drawback is that there is only electrical hookups. No water or sewer, but the dump station was easy to get in and out of when we left. We experienced a lot of bugs, but that was due to recent rains. Others who camp there regularly said that is... More 

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Thank Fishingsquirel
Brooks, Georgia
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Because we were traveling from Atlanta to Benton, IL and would arrive late, we made reservations on line for camping in Wayne Fitzgerrel State Park. We picked a site near the restroom (we both get up at night). When we arrived the sign on the restroom said only open on weekends. We made an appeal with the campsite hostess to... More 

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Thank Ken P
Collinsville, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This area of Rend Lake is our favorite to camp at. Nice clean campground with a lot of nice level large campsites. Lots of shady campsites and spots by the water. The bike trails and shelters are nice also. Only drawbacks are no full hookups, can't walk up to any of the reservable sites even though they're empty for days... More 

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Thank luvdahlia
Waterloo, Illinois, United States
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

We took our 2 sons camping her for the weekend. We loved riding the bike trails but I will say I like the trails at South and North Sandusky campgrounds better as those are paved and these were gravel. However, along our bike rides we saw multitudes of deer and turkey. My boys got such a kick out of it.... More 

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Thank loomomof2
Gilbert Az
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Saw a wild turkey, red fox and many species of birds. Facilities were well kept and looked to be very adequate for campers, hikers, picnic and fishing

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Thank bernardje
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

We were looking for an easy less then an hour hike on our way north from shawnee national forest and decided to try Rend Lake. We found a loop bike trail just past the office off of the entrance from route 154. This was before noon . beautiful easy walk through the trees. We heard a Crack and we're blessed... More 

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Thank fancypants2014
Schaumburg, Illinois
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Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

We launched our boat by the resort...docks were plenty but I did not like the hard plastic trim along the docks...my fault for not using my bumpers but that hard white plastic with a few good waves left huge marks on the bow....and the lake ( Rend ) is disgusting...clay bottom...only 3-9 feet deep in most places...getting out of the... More 

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Thank Bill R
Newburgh, Indiana
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

This is a great place to camp. I do wish they would maintain the bathroom facilities a little better. The hand dryers were not working and there were no paper towels or soap in either of the bath houses near our site. They do have some incredible sites next to the waters edge.

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