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Camping

The majority of the Corps of Engineers campsites can be reserved along with all the shelters and group areas at Rend Lake. Reservations can be made by visiting  recreation.gov, calling the toll-free number at 1-877-444-6777, or in person at the specific campground’s fee booth during business hours.

South Sandusky Campground includes both primitive and travel trailer sites with scenic views. All RV sites have electric hookup and some are full-hookup with water, sewer, and electric. The campground offers a dump station, hot showers, flush toilets, and drinking water. Children can enjoy the two playgrounds and volleyball net conveniently located within the campground. The beach is just a short bike ride (0.6 mile) from the campground. 

7820 Red Oak Lane

Sesser, IL 62884

618-625-3011

South Sandusky Campground Map

North Sandusky Campground includes sites with electric hookup and some with full-hookup (water, sewer, and electric). The campground offers a dump station, hot showers, flush toilets, and drinking water. The boat ramp, day use area, and disc golf course are in close proximity to the campground. 

8420 Loon Lane

Sesser, IL 62884

618-625-6115

North Sandusky Campground Map

Gun Creek Campground is located on the eastern banks of Rend Lake and offers electric and full-hookup sites with lake views. The campground offers a dump station, hot showers, flush toilets, drinking water, a boat ramp, and playgrounds within the campground. 

12165 Golf Course Drive

Whittington, IL 62897

618-629-2338

Gun Creek Campground Map

South Marcum Campground includes both primitive and travel trailer sites with scenic views. All RV sites have electric hookup and some are full-hookup with water, sewer, and electric. The campground offers a dump station, hot showers, flush toilets, and drinking water. A playground and pond are also conveniently located within the campground. The boat ramp and day use area is in close proximity to the campground. 

11623 Trailhead Lane

Benton, IL 62812

618-439-3549

South Marcum Campground Map

For more information about campgrounds, group camps, day use facilities, pricing, and more, view the Rend Lake Park Information Guide.