Rend Lake, Illinois Camping & Hiking

Rend Lake, Illinois Camping & Hiking

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Directions

Located near Mt. Vernon, IL, 15 miles south of junction of I-64 and I-57.

Phone

(618) 724-2493

Activities

BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

Camping Reservations

Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:

Illinois Campgrounds

SPILLWAY GROUP AREA

DALE MILLER YOUTH

DAM WEST AREA (DAY-USE)

GUN CREEK

NORTH MARCUM DAY USE AREA

NORTH SANDUSKY CAMPGROUND

NORTH SANDUSKY DAY-USE

SOUTH MARCUM CAMPROUND

SOUTH MARCUM DAY USE

SOUTH SANDUSKY CAMPGROUND

SOUTH SANDUSKY DAY USE

Hiking Trails

Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

Illinois Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Illinois Recreation Areas

Rend Lake Map

Rend Lake Marina

Rend Lake Website

Rend Lake Photo Album

Rend Lake, IL, located in the heart of southern Illinois, is a natural haven for wildlife and a recreational haven for visitors. Rend Lake consists of 18,900 acres of water and 20,000 acres of land. Campers will delight in the nearly 800 sites found in 5 public campgrounds on Rend Lake. Boaters are provided access to the lake through the numerous boat ramps. Beaches, picnic sites and trails provide the perfect backdrop for outdoor fun. Nearby attractions such as the 27-hole championship Rend Lake Golf Course, Southern Illinois Artisans Shop, and the Rend Lake Resort provide special opportunities for the recreationist.

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