7 Parks near Montrose, Illinois
Sep 2010 - $15.00
Located off of Interstate 70 at exit 105. Not fancy but very friendly and comfortable. All regular sites were reserved but the host was able to put us in a temporary spot for the night. He then loaned us an extra power cord to reach the 30 amp plug in. The other campers were very friendly, we wished that we could stay for another night or two. Nice little pond for fishing. We would definitely stay there again. Dump site available and included in site fee. - Rick & Karen
Jul 2016 - $36.00
Nice wooded area. Very level sites. Clean park. Friendly service. - KarenE85
Jul 2016 - $35.00
Long level site, the cable not working. Very well kept and clean. We would stay again. - ritag
Jul 2016 - $36.00
Stayed overnight. Make sure you get directions from park web site or call. There is a lot of road construction coming off interstate and your GPS may disappoint you. Once you go down the long road, (which is near residential areas) follow the signs (there are several) to the end (even when you see the Dead End sign). The last sign will turn you left into park about 200 yards away. If you don't you may do like we did and turn into the "Trailer Park Section".
The park is very neat and orderly and mostly under trees (and shady) which are all trimmed up, and by a nice lake. It is a pleasant environment. Our site was hard pan small gravel as is most sites, but level and had cable hook ups. We had a 44' coach and they have pull-throughs that will accommodate big rigs.
There is a Pilot Truck stop on way in or out which is convenient. We would stay here again. Because it was a holiday weekend, closed early on Saturday so did not run into staff. - Bigdogsolo
Oct 2013 - $20.00
Nice for an overnight stop although it is several miles from interstate. 4 very long pull thru sites with about 30 back in sites. A stand of trees block satellite, on bat wing no network came in, phone service very slow for data. Still $20 a night. But they have a great little restaurant very reasonably prices with fish buffet on Friday. The hwy noise was not too bad, train was a long way away and the medavac helicopter had no flights the night we stayed. The bathhouse and laundry get very little use but do exist. - what next
Apr 2009 - $20.00
Great overnight stop. Stayed up to wait for us. Very friendly owners. Nothing fancy, just a safe overnight place to stay. - dalehoch
Aug 2006 - $20.00
We camped here overnight. It's a cute little spot, but no playground or pool for the kids. It's a very simple campground that butts up against a very small airport. The owners are local farmers and they own the airport, campground, and a small resaurant that is right next to the campgrounds. There was also a driving range w/automatic golf ball dispenser. The restaurant food was very reasonable and good. There was a flat 20$ per nite fee, no extra for the kids. The restrooms were pretty clean but needed a good "dusting". The owners were very kind people. It was a very "laid-back" campground. - rn2icu
Jul 2014 - $15.00
We found this park because the local State Park was full for the busy July 4th weekend. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised how nice this campground was. While small with only 30 sites, there where 3 long term trailer along the edge. Beside those units, we had the entire park. This on a holiday weekend! This park suffers from lack of advertising or a website. All sites are on grass but the ground is hard and we didn't have any issues, even after a rain. Water and Sewer and 30 amp at all sites. Large rig friendly and several pull-through sites. This campground doesn't offer anything fancy, no Wi-Fi, no cable, no shower, but it does have a restroom with toilets only. If you want to camp near Lake Newton, or want to camp in a quiet location, this is the place for you. We have never had a nicer campsite for the price. (While the address is in Newton, IL it's actually closer to Bogota, IL.) - damonbeals
Aug 2014 - $18.00
We didn't end up staying here. We came here with reviews from the internet, saying it was such a great place, clean and nice. When we got there, there was not a lot of room for a TT to go through. Most everyone there was a Seasonal with deck and toys, and just a big mess, this looked more like a run down trailer park not a "RV" "CAMP"ground. - DnCKess
Apr 2014 - $25.00
This park is under new management with great ideas. They are in the process of renovating the entire place. New docks are being built and installed right now. I guarantee any problems you have had in the past will not arise again with the new owners. This is a great place to go fishing, skiing, boating, swimming, and just enjoying the outdoors. The bathrooms and showers are clean and very nice. The campers are friendly and everyone is here to have a good time. - Chet Kiefer
Jul 2009 - $25.00
This park was a joke. It was like dry camping. Our water was just a pipe stuck in the ground with no water. We had to use a garden hose to stretch to the next open lot to get water. The fire ring was a car rim just thrown down on the ground. The owner, I think he was the owner, was too mean to talk to. He did not like anyone to ask or talk to him, so we just made due with what we had. Not a good idea to make a crazy, mean man mad at you in the middle of the woods, far away from any kind of police. The people with us went to the dump. I guess it had gas build up in the dump. When she let the black tank go the dump back fired and she was covered with 3 days worth of you-know-what. So needless to say we will not be coming back here ever!!! - rv1
Aug 2014 - $20.00
Nice State Park. Just stayed one night while traveling my sales territory. Spacious, level and clean sites. Self check-in after 4:00 PM. Only negative was little to no cell phone service! - 09fz6r
Sep 2012 - $20.00
Loved this park! Gravel site with elect, but very spacious and level. Two loops, one with 50 amp service and large sites. Plenty of privacy, with trees and brush between sites, fire rings and tables for handicap. Facilities were used, but very clean. Strangest showers I've seen. Hold the handle up for water. The longer you hold it the hotter it gets. Let go of it and the water stops. But it worked. Will be back. - garmp
Aug 2009 - $20.00
This campground has two loops. The front loop is 50 amp and has a handfull of reservable sites: most are level and secluded. The back loop is mostly 30amp. All sites are electric only. During the week this park is so quiet that the owls will wake you during the night. Best sites for bigger rigs are on the front loop on the opposite side from the reservable sites. Entry roads are paved but narrow. Dump station and showers are clean and well maintained. The sites are gravel with picnic table, light stand, and fire ring. Like most Illinois State Parks: there are no alcholic drinks permitted. Cell phone reception is very limited: without a booster we had no signal, with a cell signal booster we got three bars. - fimk
Jul 2016 - $45.00
The road into the C/G is very dusty. The lady in office was very friendly, then she asked the older gentleman on the mower to take me to our site and all went south from there. He expected me to turn on a dime and he got all upset when I couldn't make the corner because of a fire ring. He sat in his golf cart while I moved the fire ring. After a long hard day I really don't need this treatment. If you can't treat customers better than that it is time to sell out and retire. - sportscoach 1
Jun 2016 - $45.00
We checked in after 2pm for our 2-day stay. The female owner was cheerful and helpful. They're not really dog friendly. More like dog tolerant. The park has lots of trees and shade, and sites were fairly level, so they get a star for that. This was the 105th park we've stayed at in 2 yrs of fulltime RVing and the absolute worst one in terms of customer service.
The old man in the golf cart guided us into our site at a sharp angle instead of parallel to the pedestal. He didn't wait to check that we were okay with it, and quickly drove off. It became obvious after he left that the door to our wet bay would hit the pedestal when we opened it and we were too far from the sewer. The park was still 75% empty and no one else had driven in or out during this time so we decided to go around again to straighten our rig. Well, the old man quickly drove back and went into a ballistic rant about how we shouldn't go around without asking first. Then he drove off in a hissy fit and sent his helper to rant at us some more. As he's ranting, we detached our dolly and unhitched our car and moved the coach back into the site. He yelled at us over the sound of a diesel engine saying "you people" can't do this or that and only they can decide where to put us and we were going to get kicked out if we didn't listen.
We finally got our coach in the right place for the utilities. This was a minor problem that every campground encounters occasionally. Plenty of rigs adjust their position either to get level or to get better placement for utilities. But the ranting of the two men was way over the top and didn't help. We considered leaving but we had plans in Casey and a couple of angry men on power trips weren't going to ruin them.
The owners and employee at Casey KOA need to remember that they're in the HOSPITALITY industry. So ranting at their guest should be a last resort. Also referring to a guest as "you people" could be deemed offensive. Not staying here again. - Flippitti
Jun 2016 - $40.00
Due to a reservation screw up at a park near Springfield, we ended up here for the first time since last millennium. We had a full hookup, pull-through site with 25 channel cable TV and Internet that worked for our needs (e-mail and surfing). The park is heavily treed so I would not bet on getting a satellite TV friendly site. There were only about a dozen other RVs in the park the night we were here. Only 21 of the sites are full hookup with the other 42 being W&E. The sites are about 50/50 between pull-through and back-in. The RV pads are a combination of gravel, dirt, and grass. Site size was OK for us. I would advise calling ahead during the summer season if you want a full hookup site. We got here after some heavy rains and a lot of the park's interior gravel roads were impassable on foot. The owner told me that their ground is mostly clay and does not absorb water well. Although we were there post Memorial Day, was too cool to use the pool. There is are also a playground, a volleyball court, a basketball hoop, mini-golf, horseshoe pits, a rec hall, and a small fishing/boating lake. The main building houses the office, a typical KOA store, small laundry, and the bathroom facilities. All these are older but clean and functional. There are several dog walking areas. They also sell propane, have a dump station, and have a small RV repair shop on the property. Limited breakfast items are served on Saturday and Sunday mornings during the summer. The owners live on site and were friendly and helpful. - Jerry S