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Whittington Woods Campground

Whittington, Illinois


Whittington, Illinois
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Sites: 104
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 38.07044
Longitude: -88.91395

Elevation: 458' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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165 Reviews

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

The park was full so I guess that is why the restrooms were a mess. The park has a pool with a lot of screaming children running around everyone's site but is no fault of the park. The main complaint I had was a rude staff member in th office this woman was so unfriendly I would never return. We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
12
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
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: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

The park is always very clean. Very nice and friendly staff. Grounds and pool always clean. Easy to get in and out. We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
3
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 248
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 65

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice park. What a pleasant surprise!! Streets are wide, sites are level gravel. Personnel is very friendly. Trees are not an obstruction, except no satellite. Everything is very clean. Nice dog park; lots of grass. Clean laundry room. Well run park. We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
85
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
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Visit Pheasant Hollow Winery about 1/2 mile away. Nice people; good wines.

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

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

Friendly staff, clean and well maintained, nice space between sites, level gravel pull through site, and good WiFi and cell coverage. Traveling from Florida to Pacific NW We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
98
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, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

Nice park for an overnight stay on our way to Tennessee from Wisconsin. Made the reservation on their website and received confirmation within 12 hours. Park was pretty empty the night we were there. Sites and roads are rock, noisy when vehicles drove by but clean and well cared for sites. There is a section of permanent sites that is totally separate from the nightly/weekly sites. Lots of space in our site, we didn't have to unhook our towed vehicle. Very nice salt water pool and playground area. We would stay again. We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
82
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
50 Amp

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Only stayed one night so didn't take in any activities in the area, however multiple golf courses nearby.

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Review Count: 174
States Visited: 49
Helpful Reviews: 37

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

Quiet park. Lots of trees. No satellite signal but extensive cable. Lots of grass for dogs & a dog park. Salt water pool. They have chickens that roam the park freely. Nice place for a stop over. We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
1
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This place is a gem. We stayed there in a 40' toy hauler. Had a great site and really enjoyed our stay. Large site over looking a field. There was free ranging chickens however they never bothered us. Easy to navigate through the park and plenty of room for the truck once unhooked. We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
98
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
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, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 37
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

We have stayed at this park on a number of occasions and will continue to use it while traveling through the area. Our price included cable TV connection which I believe is an additional $3. The salt water pool was refreshing after a long drive. Our pull through site (3) was long and level but narrow. All the utilities worked well. The park is always clean and well managed. I would give it a higher rating if the price was lower. We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
3
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
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

We always go to Benton for fuel and dinner. There is a nice golf course nearby if you have time to play a round. Also, the Garden of the Gods located within the Shawnee National Forest is worth visiting.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

Sites very close together but host guided us nicely. Bathrooms needed some cleaning. Chickens in the campground were fun to see! We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 33
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed here for 3 nights in June 2018. Big park with a wooded feel and plenty of room to roam around. The owner is a really nice guy and very courteous. Hookups were maintained and adequate. My only issue was that I was put in a site close to the entrance and right on the end. Normally these are desired sites but mine was small and had a lot of traffic going to and from their own rigs. This became especially annoying at 6 a.m. when people were leaving for work. I would stay here again in an instant - I'd just have a little more to say about where I was placed as the park wasn't that full. Also, couldn't get satellite reception due to the many trees but that was fine with me. We camped at Whittington Woods 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
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

There are live chickens running around this park. They are big and beautiful like game hens. Just be careful of your dog with the chickens around.

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Review Count: 124
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This is a pretty park and has a nice pool area and very clean laundry ($1.25 for Washer, $1.00 dryer) 50 amp, but we had to back up too far on the site to avoid the sewer hookup from the next lot, so we had to use the 30 amp adapter. Unusual arrangement having the sewer from the neighboring site be right outside our door. The park was conveniently located off the highway and was very pretty. Lots of chickens roaming loose in the campground with some duck also and some duck poop around, but not too bad. Owners were friendly. There were several trains at different times of the night with loud whistles. The park was well cared for, but I thought the price was a little high. Cable TV and WiFi worked well, but the site with the cable cost extra. Pull through was level, but as I said, the sewer from the neighbor could have been a smelly problem had anyone been next to us. We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
4
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 33
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

Easy access from the interstate. Attended led us to our site and helped us park. Site was level with mature trees on both sides. Chickens roam freely but did not get underfoot. Sites were spaced well and included pull-thrus and backins. Very pretty park with many trees Negatives were a timed shower that was weak in flow and an occasional train (with whistle) Overall, we would stay here again if in the area. We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
86
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
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Check out the winery 2 miles down the street

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

We had a gravel pull thru site close to the pool and bath house. Site was narrow and slightly uneven. No Cable TV was available just OTA over your own Satelight system. Camp ground host were freindly and kept chickens at the park. The chickens had free range of the campground. We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

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
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

We spent most of our time at the Rend Lake C.O.E. park using the nature trail walking around Rend Lake.

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

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here over Memorial Day weekend. This campground was gorgeous! The trees were absolutely gorgeous and the area was quiet. It is the best maintained campground we have visited. You can tell the owners take pride in the ownership of this property. The restrooms, showers and pool were very well kept and clean. It is very close to Rend Lake with a winery was up the road. The best part were the farm fresh eggs in the morning. Great touch! We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 58
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

Nice clean park with mostly level sites good for overnight or a few days. Would not call it a destination resort. Mixture of pull through and back in sites on packed gravel. Lots of trees so satellite TV would be a challenge. Cable TV on select sites for additional fee. Verizon signal was okay for Internet and phone. Fenced dog run. Pool closed but apparently open in season. Owners have well tended chickens that have the run of the park during the day that are fun to observe. Interior roads are gravel but could use more as it was a mix of mud and gravel in some spots. Utilities worked fine except for water. Area was under a "boil order" which was not shared with us when we made the reservation. Order was not the fault of the campground but they could have shared this with us on the phone. Learned from the TV that any in line water filters used under boil order conditions must be replaced so we lost filters equal in cost to the camping fee. My fault for not knowing this so consider it an alert for future reference. We camped at Whittington Woods Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
1
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
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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