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South Marcum campground

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South Marcum

Our campsite was a little ways from the lake, but there was some little ponds nearby which were fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Florissant, Missouri
Nice and quiet, great amenities.

This is a very good campground. Nice sties, most are spaced apart enough to do your own thing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tom M
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11623 Trailhead Ln, Benton, IL 62812-4350
+1 618-435-3549
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our campsite was a little ways from the lake, but there was some little ponds nearby which were fun to play around. Love the elbow room you find in the Rend Lake in general. My favorite is the Gun Creek Campground!!

Thank 1grekei
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very good campground. Nice sties, most are spaced apart enough to do your own thing without bothering others or being bothered by others. Friendly people. Nice, clean restrooms and showers. Close access to Benton in the event you need to buy groceries...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We arrived last Monday and stayed until Friday afternoon. We like to come during the week to check out new campgrounds. The area we stayed in has full hookups so we didn't use the restrooms in the campground.The property was clean, saw deer and quite...More

Thank Bigbass1950
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful bike trails, camp sites, with asphalt to park your RV. Clean restrooms and bathhouse. Great playground area, visitor center and nature station. Ride your bikes across the dam to really stretch your legs. Bring your sunscreen.and a fan... The pine trees are so tall...More

Thank Shannon H
Reviewed May 2, 2018

It was on Rend Lake and it was huge and beautiful! We were greeted coming into the park with beautiful deer on the side of the entrance. We also saw a lot of wild turkey. Tent sites are abundant and well spaced out by the...More

Thank mysugarpie
Reviewed January 18, 2018

We love camping at Rend Lake, typically North Sandusky but all are beautiful. Very clean nice bath house, beautiful lake & grounds. We live about 40 min south so very convenient for us to pull our trailer & take another vehicle with the bikes or...More

Thank ReneP4
Reviewed September 23, 2017

This is another great COE campground that is very convenient to Benton, Illinois. All size of rigs would be comfortable here. They have several full hookup sites, but most seemed to be electric only. All of the trees make it a very pleasant place. The...More

1  Thank Bob B
Reviewed November 17, 2016

The signage to this park is very sparse. It is almost as if it is hiding from us. This COE campground is very large, with lots of grassland, open areas, sites with trees and without. The road thru the park is paved and in pretty...More

2  Thank bobncamille
Reviewed October 19, 2016

My husband and I took our 33' 5th wheel camper to South Marcum for a week the end of September. The area and campsite was will maintained. We had a nice view of the lake through the back picture window of our camper. We were...More

Thank KADSIllinois
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

5-6 couples have been gathering at South Marcum Campground for the past 5 years for a week of fun. One couple comes from Wisconsin, another from Michigan, Indiana and Illinois. We meet on the way to southern or western destinations for the winter. South Marcum...More

Thank KatSuess
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October 12, 2018|
Response from Bigbass1950 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you have the site we had and if so then you have what I call full service - electric , water and sewer.
Janice W
June 29, 2018|
Response from ReneP4 | Reviewed this property |
One camper per site but can have tents.
Bev S
April 19, 2018|
Response from ReneP4 | Reviewed this property |
Check with the office for a map. Not all sites have water hookup.