8.4 Good
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Argyle Lake State Park

Colchester, Illinois


640 Argyle Park Rd
Colchester, Illinois 62326
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 86
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 40.45166
Longitude: -90.80429

Elevation: 698' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water no
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault yes
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating ?
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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Review Details

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5 Reviews

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Review Count: 81
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 33

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice CG. Flat & level, great for bicycles. Good utilities. The 50 amp sites are marked on the post. Very helpful camp host. The park is HUGE! There is a road that circles the lake and provides access to the other campgrounds (primitive, and partial hook-up). I would not recommend traveling that road with a motor home or long fifth wheel - many short turns and narrow roads. While we were there, there were radio controlled airplane enthusiasts flying in a large field adjacent to the CG. There is a nature center also adjacent to the CG, basic but interesting. Several miles of flat trails run through the CG and surrounding areas. There is a restaurant at the marina in the campground but we didn't try it. The marina also sells bait and rents boats & canoes. The CG is wooded, but not so much as to interfere with satellite reception at most sites. Good dump station. At the time we were there, the shower house was closed for repairs (roof). Water pressure good. We camped at Argyle Lake State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
37
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
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
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 36
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

Park was quiet and clean. Facilities were adequate, what we expected from a state park and rarely used them. Shower house was closed at this time of year. Very peaceful, tucked away campground. Gravel, spacious sites. Plenty of shade in the back of the campground. All sites were back-ins. Plenty of room for my 35ft motorhome with a tow. We camped at Argyle Lake State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

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

A close campground to WIU. We stayed here while visiting the school. 15 minute drive to the campus. We would stay here again, especially while visiting WIU.

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Review Count: 115
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 21

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

We were looking for a quiet place to stay in the general area to break up a long drive and manage tanks. We're self contained and don't use the facilities. We stayed on a week day in mid April. This campground is very nice. The campsites on the perimeter were good sized and relatively private with a mix of shade and sun. The inside sites were a bit smaller, less private and mostly in the sun. All sites had electric and we're mostly level. There is a dump station near the entrance, and water through the the sites. There's no wifi. There is adequate Verizon and no ATT cell coverage. The camp host was helpful and friendly. We paid $15 with a senior discount. We camped at Argyle Lake State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
49
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

There's a 5 mile hilly, paved road around the Lake and many hiking/mountain biking trails.

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

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

Camped in spot 57 - which was nicely tucked away in the rear of the campground under mature trees. All the spots seem to be nicely spread out...gravel drives. The campground was about 1/4 full this weekend-it was a nice quiet stay. :) We camped at Argyle Lake State Park in a Tent Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
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Review Count: 60
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2008 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

Large spacious sites under mature trees. Friendly hosts and friendly campers. Camped here in a 40ft motorhome and had several sites to choose from. Most sites are graveled and level with picnic table and fire pit. Good fishing lake as part of the park. New dump station. We camped at Argyle Lake State Park in a Motorhome.

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