Murphysboro, Illinois

Lake Murphysboro State Park

Murphysboro, Illinois

Murphysboro, Illinois
Phone: (618) 684-2867

Sites: 74
Recent Rate: $18 3/2015

Latitude: 37.7783120260995
Longitude: -89.3876006035156

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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) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • 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) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed ?
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • 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 ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

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4 Reviews

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Review Count: 24
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

We camped here in March so it wasn't a busy time of year; we had the place to ourselves. The sites are surprisingly close together and we couldn't find a single one that was level. They are in definite need of additional gravel or something so they aren't totally muddy. The only ones with concrete pads were the handicapped ones. This is a great location with lots of birds and wildlife on the lake and in the woods. I won't return, however, unless they do some improvements. Note: They advertise a dump station but it is not marked and is not close to the campground -- although the map shows that it is. The map was mistaken in several other ways as well. Also, the water was shut off for the winter, so all we could access was electric. There was no shower house and the vault toilets were very dirty. Disappointing. We camped at Lake Murphysboro State Park in a Travel Trailer.




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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate is for off season. Quiet park on Lake Murphysboro. Us and our friends were the only two in the park for 4 nights. Water available and dump station available. Good stable power. Lots of wildlife to see. Kingfisher, geese, eagle, herons, deer, turkey, and squirrel. Plus the town folks who drive through the park and campground to see who is there and what is going on. Trees were turning and very pretty. We've stayed in this park 3 years now and would definitely return again. We camped at Lake Murphysboro State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects off season. We stayed starting on a Sunday to Thursday. Nice quiet park. Dump station, 30 amp service, water available for fill ups. No firewood in the park this year. Normally there is free firewood. Lots of wildlife, deer, turkey, herons, geese, ducks. Some train noise which is evident both day and night. Fishing on the lake and Lake Kinkaid is close also. About 15 TV stations available on antenna. We camped at Lake Murphysboro State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice quiet campground. Sits on the Lake with a few lake front sites available. Largest sites will accommodate a 35' rig. No Wi-Fi, but good cell signal. Two campgrounds, one for RV's and one for tent campers. Lake for fishing, showers available but not in the campground. No beach or swimming allowed. Free firewood. We camped at Lake Murphysboro State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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