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9 RV Parks near Cornell, Illinois
Apr 2017 - $40.00
Bayou Bluffs is a family owned and operated campground. I have been going there since 1989 with my kids. If you see rules being broken they need to be reported to the office. You don't have to be afraid to let your kids explore nature, fish, swim and play at the many areas around the park. There are many activities for families and the pool, although small is a nice place to go and cool off and meet new people. - Julie Malmborg
May 2011 - $29.00
This is a Party campground. Not for kids. I would not let my son go anywhere alone here. Underage drinking and a lot of loud drunks on golf carts that are they to drink and party. It's very dirty because of the gravel roads and they do not do any upkeep on the place. When you first pull in, it looks like a Junk Yard! There's a lot of dumpy old trailers and campers just junk sitting around. There is NOTHING for kids to do here. there's a very small pool and is usually very crowded. The electricity kept tripping because they had too many large campers plugged in. Not happy and never going back. - 3mfamily
Jul 2011 - $30.00
This campground is very "Family" friendly. They encourage you to bring your Non-camping family and friends in to spend quality time together. The owners and other campers are very friendly. It's quiet and cozy. My teenage son enjoyed riding on the golf cart trails and swimming in the pond. We did not see too many other kids, mostly older people. We will definitely go back and invite our other camping friends. - 3mfamily
Aug 2009 - $25.00
Way too far off the beaten track for an overnight, which we did and no reason to make this a destination stop. The lake is just a mosquito hole and it is very close to a busy train track. It is too bad, the owners are super nice, it is just the property that is so sorry. Almost all the sites are used by what appear to be long term residents. Do yourself a favor and just keep driving. - axtoncampers
Jul 2014 - $20.00
The first time I stayed at this gas station I didn't have slides so the narrow sites were not a problem. With slides, you have to be very careful how you position your rig. For the price it remains a OK spot to overnight if you need hookups. There is a cable TV hookup but it doesn't work. Wi-Fi available in Burger King but it doesn't win any speed awards. Station is in transition. The Burger King and Subway are still there and operating but the gas station and store was just sold in a foreclosure auction. Had to pay in the Burger King, cash only. - glenthompson
Aug 2013 - $26.00
We read reviews that were dated, and after a long driving day, decided to check it out. Shell no longer operates the station, so look for PHILLIPS 66. From southbound I-39, exit on 35, then take a left. You'll see BP and Casey's listed as the gas stations, but you'll see Phillips 66 once you make the left turn. It'll be on your left. RV spaces are by Burger King, on the end of the complex. Once BK closes it surprisingly quiet. Cable t.v. appears to now be available. Full hookups here. We're not a big rig, so was an easy fit for us. All paved and clean as a whistle. Bathrooms in convenience store, which is open 24-hours. Current rate is $25, plus $1.56 tax ($26.56). Worth the money for us. Will stay here again when in the area. Oh, never could get the website in English, so not sure what that's about. - KejLrtj
May 2011 - $21.00
This is definitely a stop-over location. The sites are very narrow. They have cement barriers between each site by the utilities. With these 2 issues it makes it hard to put slides out. Because we had no neighbors we had no slide problem, but our slides did extend to the neighboring site. We also had to pull the fifth wheel to the front of the site and park the truck in back in order to hook up the electric and be able to put the slides out. It's noisy during the day, but we had no noise issues at night. Even though it is a cement site we had to raise one side 2 inches to level our unit. We had a good view of the sky for satellite reception. If I needed a place to sleep and wanted full hookup I would return. If I was looking for a true campground then I would pass this one by. - TomG100
Jul 2007 - $35.00
Mainly a seasonal park, but they do offer a few Overnight sites. Grounds are not maintained at all and the majority of the seasonal sites look like no one has been out to them in years. No swimming of any type (pool or lake). Nice newer playground and entry with a keypad locking gate. I asked if they had fishing, the lady said yes they had a stocked pond but in her own words it was pretty "grown up" I guess she was not kidding because I could not even find the pond! Weeds - Yikes! I don't think we will return, the place seems deserted and creepy and offers nothing for recreation. - cdm74
Jul 2018 - $20.00
Nice park right along the river. Wooded area with most sites having some shade. gravel roads, Electric hook-up in site #5 tested OK with my meters. Friendly host. - Tireman9
Jun 2018 - $27.00
There are 2 loops here. We stayed one night in the Great Falls loop. Roads are paved and sites are gravel. A little tight for big rigs, especially getting out. Dump would be difficult. River barges passed right behind our very large site. Good and bad since they were interesting to watch, but sound a horn when passing. Huge trees. Sites could use some sprucing up. - cincychic
Jul 2016 - $20.00
The shower house was clean but needed better ventilation, it stank.
The roads are asphalt in good shape. The sites are gravel. The views are good for campers, but none for tents. One host is quiet and friendly, the other nit picky. There's an ice cream shop in the park at the ball field.
30 amp at camper sites. Shared water that needs flushing each use, lots of rust in line.
No OTA TV, satellite iffy.
Several tree need trimmed on the roads and sites. - Hhtjr
Aug 2018 - $20.00
Campground has a lot of potential. A quite, peaceful place to stay. It's clean and very well kept. A lot of maintenance people running a round, work in progress. The park needs full hookup site and wifi. - Doc B
Aug 2018 - $35.00
This is a huge park! If you're road tripping and need a stop for the night, it's likely they will have a spot! They are over 400 acres and about 400 sites, although only one area is geared for short term stays. They have pools, a nice store and really nice, very helpful people. We needed a site where we did not have to back up (trailer) and they put us in a field which was perfect for our dog to run! - emtjab
Jul 2015 - $40.00
The campground was very poorly maintained with very rough and pot holed roads, the roads were very dusty and heavily traveled with speeding golf carts and off road ATV type vehicles, woke up the next morning with 1/8" of dust on RV and truck. Fire works all evening until they either ran out or got tired of them. the sites were very close, for what should have been maybe 3 sites they had 6 if there had been a camper beside us we could not have put out our awning. There appeared to be no rules; when asked another camper said others have been told if you don't like it leave. Well I will not be back. Keep on looking. do not stop here. - Chief Dave
Jul 2015 - $32.00
The "guard house" was abandoned, the roads almost impossible, the site electric threatened electrocution, the water stank, and we didn't feel safe leaving the coach for an excursion. Very rough people as "greeters", no site map, and we feared for our safety -slept with the pistol loaded right next to my head. - Frances and Sparky
Jul 2017 - $35.00
First night of a 3 week trip made us question if buying a camper was a wise decision. Super friendly staff, down home folk--drove us to a site where pull through was easy but a dead limb above us gave pause. Most of the residents are workers, some with families who live there and act accordingly, with fireworks going off till at least 2:30 a.m. Sounded like a competition with someone farther away. The roar of the diesel engine starting up next door at 4 am finally lulled me to sleep. Had read a July 4 review that mentioned the fireworks competition too but thought surely a week later the holiday was over--alas not so. Owner would not answer the phone after closing time so could not complain. Dog poop right beside utility hookup from the pooch next door & the grass was so high I wouldn't have seen it but my super sniffer detected it. Never realized till we saw signs at future camps that fireworks are not permitted, that there are so many redneck low lifes that get a charge out of keeping people up all night with loud noises, that they have to be told not to disturb people. If you HAVE to stay there, ask first if the fireworks show has ended, unless that sort of thing doesn't keep you up. Shop around. I you have to stay here ask if the person shooting off fireworks all night has stopped. Didn't see pool but some mentioned one. Didn't use the showers and bathrooms, curtain hanging over the opening with a chair outside were not disgusting but were among the worst encountered during a 3 week tour. Price seemed high for what we had to endure. - mzmo
Oct 2014 - $35.00
We had called this park twice before arriving, and had not received a call back. We went anyway. Roads throughout the park were bumpy, muddy, full of potholes. There were many permanent residents in broken down, trash strewn places that should have been bulldozed. Crowded, non-level, barely paved sites obscured by fallen leaves. I saw a Pitbull, off leash, and mentioned it to the owner. I saw things happening that led me to believe that "anything goes" and if there are any rules in place, they are certainly not enforced. We drove through the park a couple of times, with the owner and another fellow. I feared for the safety of our rig and our small dog. Luckily we found another place to stay and left. - mrsweeble
Jun 2011 - $35.00
It is open year round. There are lots of permanet residents there. The dogs run free but are friendly. The trees infested with carpenter ants. There is only wifi by the office with no shade. We were there over the 4th and firecrackers were going off until about 3 a.m. - hap
Jun 2012 - $1.00
I am very disappointed. I read the review of this park and decided to call them to see about staying there for a few nights. We don't live far from this park. They are NOT open to the public. It is strictly a membership park which means one has to purchase a lot. Although they will let nonmembers tour the park, they do not even have any available sites to stay on to check out the park. Guest passes are only available if one knows a person who is a member. Otherwise, one needs to purchase a lot to stay here. I believe campers need to know this about Woodsmoke Ranch. - pinkjeep
Jun 2010 - $25.00
We have had a permanent site for 10 years now. Prior to that we used guest camping. Best campground ever. They have the best activities and bands. Always something to do and the food rocks in the kitchen. We love going in the fall when the deer come right up to our campsite and a coyote has a den in the hill at the ravine in the back of our campsite. THANK YOU WOODSMOKE!!! - jjrichb
Sep 2009 - $40.00
We were visiting a permanent (6 months per year) resident, and were able to use one of the visiting slots. Well, groomed and cared for park. Really, probably one of the best campgrounds we have been to. It's out in the corn fields away from towns. Everything worked and a minor problem we had with hooking-up was addressed quickly by the grounds crew. - zen_letitbe