7.8 Good
     
Knoxville, Illinois

Galesburg East Campground

Knoxville, Illinois



Knoxville, Illinois
Phone: (309) 289-2267

Sites: 70
Recent Rate: $34 8/2016

Latitude: 40.908128796957
Longitude: -90.234489440918

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT, Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field yes
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond yes
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek yes
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

53 Reviews

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice campground close to I-74 road noise not a problem. heard a train about once a day. Sites not wide but was able to park 45 foot 5er and TV unhooked. Owner was very laid back. Grandkids love the pool, playground and trails. Our club was able to use the clubhouse free. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Site 12
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby, Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

Older park but seems maintained to acceptable level. OK for overnight stop. Sites completely covered by shade trees so no ability to use sat dish on RV. There is no cable TV and mostly few local OTA channels. Lot's of what appear to be more permanent or seasonal campers. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

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Review Count: 36
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Older RV park, but nicely kept. Sites narrow, and neighbors close. each site has a picnic table and fire ring. Good Verizon signal. Park has Tengointernet but it seemed better than average when tested. Sites are tree covered and only a few will be good for roof satellite call in advance to try to reserve one. There are a number of over the air channels. Carry out dishes may work in the first or last rows with some luck. Nice pool. Lots of grass for the dogs. There are walking trails to the rear of the campground but would use OFF for buggies. RR noise and traffic did not bother us. Our site was long enough for our 35' Class A and toad with room to spare. Site are gravel, may board to level due to some depressions left by tires. Good place for an overnight stop. Have stayed here several times in the past and always found the campground hosts nice and friendly. They will also lead you to your site and make it easier for you to get in to some of sites. We camped at Galesburg East Campground 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
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

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Review Count: 49
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Quiet and shady, nice over-night stop on a hot day

and with a pool to boot!

The staff was helpful and informative.

Far enough from the freeway that there was no road noise.

While their wifi provider is Tengo, it was the first time we have ever had Tengo when everything worked.

We'd certainly stay here again. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

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Review Count: 36
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Off the road a bit, but worth it. Very friendly staff. While the spots are a bit close together, there are abundant trees providing shade. The sites are reasonably level.

Nice pool, good wifi. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
13
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
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

This is one of our favorite campgrounds in Illinois. We grew up in the area so it's close to family and friends. The sites, while gravel, are long enough to accommodate our 40' coach and tow. The sites are under tall shade trees and in the summer are cooling and rustling. The sites have full hook ups including 50-amp service. The park owner is welcoming, fun to talk with, and works diligently to make his guests comfortable. I gave our site a four-star rating since it was gravel not cement. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
18
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

We seek out microbreweries in our travels and love Iron Spike in Galesburg. The Galesburg area is full of immigrant railroading history.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Used this CG for a short over night stay. Good access to site, RR were clean, staff was helpful. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Tent Trailer.

Site Details

Site Number
2
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Nothing to add..... didn't leave CG.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

Owners and their Great Dane were very nice. Sites difficult to maneuver and narrow. Men's toilets all of them stopped up. Area itself very well kept and clean. MAJOR COMPLAINT was the noise from 74 and the trains. Hardly slept at all if any. All night long. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Site 26
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Town area was very cute

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Same as all the other good reviews - near interstate, no noise, near town, etc. It is also on a lake and there is a beach and water slide/pool on the far side of the lake (admission price included in camping fee). The grandchildren loved the beach. Sites are large with plenty of grass and space between rigs. However, the roads are very, very narrow. It was difficult to get in and out of our site. Luckily no one was behind us when we arrived so we drove around the loop and across that site, across the grass, and into our site. Getting out was more difficult. The site hosts were absolutely wonderful! Can't say enough about them - very helpful, friendly, actually out meeting and greeting the campers! Will go back again. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Shopping/dining in Galesburg. Beach and lake activities - canoe/paddle boat rentals, water slide. Nice 40 min drive up to the Quad Cities (Moline/Rock Island, Illinois and Davenport/Bettendorf, Iowa). Lots to do in the Quad Cities - John Deere, River Boat Cruise/tour, Rock Island Arsenal Civil War cemetery, and more!

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Review Count: 129
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is off I-74 just far enough to be very quiet, but GPS confuses the directions. Blue camping signs will assure getting there. Price reflects Good Sam discount. The new owner of this former KOA park is working hard to improve sites and facilities. Our water, sewer, and electric functioned properly. Air TV was fine even under the beautiful trees. The pool was closed for the winter, but other amenities were available, such as a stocked lake, trail, laundry, showers, game room, two cabins, and a book exchange. Some cosmetic improvements will assure the success of this park We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 31
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

I really liked this little park. It was easy to get to and very convenient to the city of Galesburg, which was surprisingly quirky and interesting. My site was shady and the Wi-Fi was excellent. The pool was sparkling clean. The owner was very friendly and escorted me to the site. Even though the website isn't working, he assured me via phone that they were indeed still in business. I certainly would stay there again. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Motorhome.

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

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Great RV campground location and pricing. Extremely friendly staff. Used the Laundry facility- low prices, very clean and efficient. Convenience store prices were extremely reasonable. Nice pool area and game room. Owner in process of updating pool deck, but still great access. Loved camping in the farmland! Recommend to everyone. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Motorhome.

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

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground has easy access to I-74 and just two minutes from the exit. Our site was level and no problems with the hookups. Well kept lawn. Nice area to walk the dog with small pond on the back of the property. Well kept pool and play ground area. Friendly and helpful staff. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 169
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

New owner. Took over May 1st. Very friendly. Escort by golf cart to the site. Gravel pull thru sites, grass in between, picnic tables. Excellent wi-fi, plenty of TV channels on the antenna. Easy in, out with a HDT and trailer (60 ft. combo) Excellent power, water pressure and sewer. Has a swimming pool. Went out for a walk to checked out the pond started to walk around it and found a trail. Followed that. Nice walk in the woods. Only heard the train and interstate noise during the day/evening. Not when going to bed. Did go to sleep listening to the frogs in the pond singing away. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 93
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Agree with previous reviewer; new owner is a fellow RV'er. Good customer interactions. Would give it a ten if the campground had cable hook ups since most sites are treed and no satellite reception. We camped at Galesburg East Campground in a Motorhome.

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