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Dixon Springs State Park

R.R. #2, Box 178, Route 146, Golconda, IL 62938
618.949.3394
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Ranked #5 of 6 attractions in Golconda
Type: State Parks
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Westville, Indiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

A park that desperately needs some money for basic improvements. The campground is visually nice. We had a site we could be pleased with. Free fire wood. Unfortunately, there are no flush toilets or showers. We were by ourselves for 2 nights, which is unheard of in a good state park. Every morning & at random times during the day,... More

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Marion, Illinois, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Very nice State park. There are several small but beautiful churches here from era's ago. For a great treat afterward we go across the HWY to the Chocolate factory. Foe a homemade ice cream treat.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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132 reviews 132 reviews
25 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Just a beautiful place, unfortunate that people decide to trash some areas...lovely place to hike and simply enjoy.

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Effingham, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

Do not bring your family to this park. We were hiking on a marked trail with young kids ages 9, 7, 3, and 17 months old. We were enjoying ourselves until we heard something, turned around, and there were cops with bullet proof vests, assault rifles and bloodhounds searching for an escaped prisoner. Needless to say, the kids were terrified!... More

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Central Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2009

We camped here this past weekend in a travel trailer, had never been to the area before. GOOD *Very pretty with tons of fun rocks to climb *Nice stream to play in, pretty waterfall *Clean, nicely paved roads/sites *Nice public pool with waterslide BAD *Shower/bathroom facilities are bad. The only shower is available in the public pool during pool hours--very... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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139 reviews 139 reviews
122 attraction reviews
404 helpful votes 404 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2008

Perhaps it was because I was in the middle of reading the Bridge to Terabithia; this place really reminded me of such a land. The park consists of a campground, a public pool, and a series of picnic pavilions/tables situated amongst springs and rock gardens. I would love to have this park in my back yard, truthfully. On my visit,... More

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