8.2 Good
http://www.rvparkreviews.com/regions/illinois

Double J Campground and RV Park

Chatham, Illinois


9683 Palm Rd
Chatham, Illinois 62629
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 125
Recent Rate: $$$$

Add Review

Latitude: 39.65712
Longitude: -89.64814

Elevation: 605' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf yes
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access no

0 Questions & Answers

These questions and answers are the opinion of an RVParkReviews’ member and not the views of RVParkReviews.com

Ask fellow campers about "Double J Campground and RV Park" and nearby attractions.

Review Details

Ratings overview

191 Reviews

These reviews are the opinion of an RVParkReviews' member and not the views of RVParkReviews.com

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Although we only stayed 1 night while traveling, we found this campground, very clean, highly organized and well-managed. The 'owners' were on-site and available for assistance. The bathrooms were very clean with a lot of attention to detail, i.e., hooks for clothing, sink tops for supplies, well light, etc. Sites were level, with easy reach for hook-ups. Gravel was well distributed managing wet conditions quite well. The only minor draw-back was a bit of traffic noise from route 55. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
C14
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

One cool item is the campground is literally on Old Route 66!

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

The park is very well kept. The sites are a good size and fairly level. The interior roads are gravel with no potholes. The sites are also gravel. Easy access from I-55 with no issues for big rigs. The only issue we had was with the owners. They were very friendly when we checked in but after that not so much. We requested that the fire ring on the site to our left be either moved or removed, we were told no. This fire ring was only one foot from our RV and could have caused damage to our RV if it had been used. Wifi worked fine for the first week, then there were issues with the one closest to us. Owners refused to look into the issue. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
141
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

What a gem of a park! Privately owned since the 70's but very modern with immaculate bathrooms and showers. Very nice owners who escort you to your site. Mature shade trees, almost all sites were pull-thrus and all very level (pretty much a given considering the location)! Some sewer connections were pretty far forward making it a stretch but you could pull forward and park tow in back and still reach the sewer. Other sites had the sewer hookup towards the back of the site. It had a nicely equipped playground, basketball court, goofy golf, nice pool! Great camp store w/RV supplies and food, free book exchange and movies to rent. It is right on historic Rt. 66, (which is the access road here for I-55). There is some interstate noise but at night the cicadas and crickets pleasantly drowned that out! Peaceful country setting in the middle of central IL cornfields but only 15 minutes to downtown Springfield and all the great Lincoln sites. We got a Good Sam discount but were charged for an extra adult as we had grandma with us! ($5/ night). At least children (up to 3 under 18) are free. We enjoyed our 3 night stay here and would definitely return! We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
96
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Lincoln museum (ticket are cheaper if ordered on-line) but the Dana Thomas house is fascinating and the Governor's mansion was just renovated (not using a penny of taxpayers dollars!) and the free tour was well worth it! New Salem was wonderful, free and only 25 minute drive north. The Illinois State Fair is held in mid-August in Springfield and it's only an hour and a half to Hannibal, Mo, home of Mark Twain!

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

I cannot begin to express how clean this place is. Owners have done a great job for this campground. Nice pool, nice area for your kids. Each site has water and sewer. Pricing similar to a KOA, but a big step above. When in Springfield, this is my stop. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
P 104
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Lots of history in Springfield. 45 minute drive to Lincoln's New Salem.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Featured Campgrounds Near Double J Campground and RV Park

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

This is one of the cleanest campgrounds we've ever stayed in. We had a shady,level spot that was plenty long enough. Whoever designed The bathroom/shower house thought of all the details, down to towel hooks t the sink. The pool was delightful after a long day on the road. The workers we saw were very friendly. We enjoyed our evening stroll through the campground which is nestled between corn fields. The roads were easy to navigate for our F-350 and 35 ft fifth wheel. We were just there for 1 night on our way north and will definitely stay there again if it's on our route. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 28
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $49.00
Overall Rating:

This is a really nice campground! Lots of space for big rigs and others, but shaded and private. The pool, mini golf, and numerous games and fields offer a lot to do. Everything is very well maintained. Service is prompt and excellent. Wifi is great for a campground. Restrooms are clean and nice. There is even a long, wooded walking trail around the campground. The gravel on the driveway is packed with rounded stones that don't track into your RV. They have all the bases covered whether you're looking for staying for an extended period or one night stop-over. This is conveniently located off Rt 55 just south of the city with easy access to attractions and shopping. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
S-135
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Just take Rt 55 north 8 miles to 6th Street to get to Lincoln Museum and city center.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

This park is great - even though it is next to I-55, traffic noise is minimal, probably because of all the trees in the park. They have a great playground area for kids. My husband was impressed with the lady at check-in. She gave him all sorts of information about local sights, directions, parking, etc. We would highly recommend this RV park. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
B9
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

Lots of history here. We spent 4 days here to do sights and to rest on our cross-country trip. Very good place for both.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice campground, pull through for our 41 MC plus toad was fine, much of the CG is wooded while the back is fairly open. Hard gravel sites and level. All hook up worked fine. We did not use any of the amenities such as pool or bathrooms. Pool looked very nice and crowded with lots of kids on a very hot day. Area is pretty dark after sunset. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

This was just a overnight stop.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed here for nearly two months. They do offer monthly rates. The park is very nice, clean and well maintained. The owners and staff are very friendly and helpful. The roads are well marked in the park. The interstate isn't a problem with noise. Plan to stay there again. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Back full thru lots
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Springfield is only 10 minutes up the highway. Close to Chatham and Auburn, both cute little towns.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 92
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Our Garmin GPS took us miles out of the way. Just use Exit 88 on I55 and you'll only be two miles from the CG. The roads and sites are all gravel, well maintained and easy to navigate. Our site was level and good for satellite reception. While there for five days the Wi-Fi was only usable for two days. Lots of Wi-Fi points but gets overloaded easily. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
139
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Easy in with easy parking, good gravel roads and easy departure. Friendly greeting and good service on arrival. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
N96
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $55.00
Overall Rating:

This is a very organized operation, from the person greeting you get pull up, to the people at the check-in counter, to the guide taking you to the site - they were all very professional and courteous. The sites appear to be mostly or all pull-throughs, and the sites are all well laid out with easy to navigate roads. Nice pool and playground areas, free mini golf - plenty of fun stuff for the kids to do. Can't wait to come back. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
F31
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 56
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here over Memorial Day weekend. Nice clean campground close to Springfield. Long level sites, plenty of grass, no dirt! Clean warm pool. Check in was quick. They do have what I feel Is an excessive amount of goofy rules, but nothing that can't be overlooked as the campground is very nice. My only issue was the cable TV. I only had 7 stations and my buddy had about 50! Wasn't my Trailer because I ran the cable to his box and then I had the 50 Stations. No big deal, as I want here to watch TV. I would go back. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
107
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Be careful with Springfield. Hard to navigate and kind of dumpy in areas! Check out Charlie Parker's Diner for breakfast as seen on Diners Drive Inns and Dives. Great food and lots of it, bring your appetite!

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 63
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Lots of good things here. Pool, putt putt golf, playground, lots of grassy space. Most sites are pull-thru. Mature shade trees and lots of them, well trimmed for navigating through. Playground, basketball court, volleyball, horse shoes. All utilities were good. Staff is great. Guided to site and helped with positioning/parking. Site spacing is better than average but no shrubbery between sites, only grass. Propane available and convenience store is good too. Corn field to the east but I-55 to the west 1/4 to 1/2 mile so you do get some noise, not bad at night though. Didn't hear any trains. Great proximity to Springfield for history buffs. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
C13
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Lots of history here.

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Review Count: 168
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

Follow directions on web site. Access is good. Interior roads and pads are good gravel. Sites are long and level. Staff great. Utilities are very good. Lots of space to walk the dogs. Exceptionally clean and neat. I-55 is within view, but about a mile away and you cannot hear the traffic. This park is 15 minutes South of Springfield. We would stay here again. We camped at Double J Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
143
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

See all the Lincoln related sites in Springfield. Tour capital. Springfield contains a Frank Lloyd Wright home to tour (get reservations).

Was this review helpful? Yes No Undo

Featured Campgrounds Near Double J Campground and RV Park

Folks who viewed this campground also viewed:

Are you affiliated with Double J Campground and RV Park ?

Register below to access FREE and enhanced features.

ENHANCEMENTS INCLUDE:

Access Icon

Expanded Access & Listings

Access to marketing tools, ability respond to reviews and monitor performance as well as expanded listings.

Page Insights Icon

View Page Insights & Stats

Essential Marketing resources, page insights, daily reports, setup and manage notifications of newly posted reviews.

Reviews Icon

Manage your reviews

Review and respond to customer feedback, post review replies.

Manage Icon

Manage your RV Park Reviews Page

Expand your listing, Add photos and videos, update business details and more.

Helpful Tools Icon

Helpful Tools

Access the Help Center. Business development tools, forms and other tools to encourage your campers to post and promote your park. Widgets and Badges for use on your Park website.


We're continuing to improve our Campground Owner Management system and more enhancements are coming soon. Features subject to change.

;
;