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Beaver Dam State Park, IL

Located 7 miles south of Carlinville, IL this 750 acre Park offers Camping, Hiking, and Fishing at it's best. First time visitors at Beaver Dam have often refered to it as a HIDDEN GEM in Central Macoupin County. The number of repeat campers speaks for itself as to the quality...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Mar 15 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information
  • Shelter Reservations are non-refundable unless the area is closed by the Department, in this circumstance the Site Manager will contact you prior to your reservation date to cancel and issue your refund.
  • A responsible adult (18 years of age or older) from the camping party must register for the party and thereby acknowledge compliance with the rules and regulations of the park for the party.
  • During the off season, campers should call the park 3 days prior to arrival.
  • RESPONSIBLE use of Alcohol is allowed in the Park.
  • All on-line Administrative Rules apply.
  • Firewood Ban: It is illegal to bring or possess on IDNR properities any firewood from out-of-state or from a quarantine area or adjacent counties where wood exportation or movement has been prohibited by State or Federal Law.
  • There is firewood for sale at the Campground Host site.
  • Speed limits in the park are Posted and Strictly Enforced
  • Tent camping at marked (T) camping sites only and other Class A sites approved by site personnel
  • For a campsite, a "Single Family" consisting of 4 related adults with or without children occupying the same shelter are allowed; or a "Single Group" consisting of 4 unrelated adults with or without children occupying the same shelter are allowed.
  • For specific park information or questions regarding your reservation, please call the Park Office at 217-854-8020
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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
    Overview

    Description

    Located 7 miles south of Carlinville, IL this 750 acre Park offers Camping, Hiking, and Fishing at it's best. First time visitors at Beaver Dam have often refered to it as a HIDDEN GEM in Central Macoupin County. The number of repeat campers speaks for itself as to the quality of camping here at Beaver Dam. If you like to camp among the Hickory and Oak trees in a quiet majestic setting we suggest you visit Beaver Dam State Park.

    Booking Window

    Cabin

    Tue Sep 23 2014 - Sun Mar 15 2015

    Reservations must be made 7 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 180 Days(s) in advance.

    Group Camp

    Tue Sep 23 2014 - Sun Mar 15 2015

    Reservations must be made 7 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 180 Days(s) in advance.

    Shelter

    Tue Sep 23 2014 - Wed Sep 16 2015

    Reservations must be made 7 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Standard

    Tue Sep 23 2014 - Sun Mar 15 2015

    Reservations must be made 7 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 180 Days(s) in advance.

    Season Dates
    During the off season, campers should call the park 3 days prior to arrival.

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Wed Apr 02 2014 Sat Nov 01 2014
    Non Peak Sun Nov 02 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
    Non Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Wed Apr 01 2015
    Peak Thu Apr 02 2015 Sun Nov 01 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Archery
    • BATHHOUSE
    • BOAT RAMP
    • Ball Field
    • Bath House
    • Bird Watching
    • Boat Launch Ramp
    • Boating, Canoeing
    • Boating, Pedal
    • Cabins
    • Campground Host
    • Canoeing
    • Comfort Station
    • Dock, Boat
    • Docks, Fishing/Crabbing
    • Dump Station, Camper
    • Fire Rings
    • First Aid Supplies
    • Fish Cleaning Station
    • Fishing
    • Fishing, Park Lake
    • Fishing, Pier
    • Fishing, Reservoir
    • Grills
    • Handicap Sites
    • Hiking
    • Hiking - Moderate
    • Hiking Trail
    • Horseshoe Pits
    • Hunting
    • Jogging/Running
    • Kiosk
    • Lookout Tower
    • PIER, FISHING
    • Parking
    • Photography
    • Picnic Area
    • Picnic Pavilion
    • Picnic Shelter
    • Picnic Tables
    • Picnicking
    • Playground
    • Restrooms
    • Sail Boating
    • Shelters
    • Showers
    • Stargazing
    • Toilet, Pit/Vault
    • Trails, Moderate Hiking
    • Viewing Platform/Overlook
    • Walking
    • Water Access, Park Lake
    • Water, Drinking
    • Wildflower Viewing
    Within 10 Miles
    • Cash Machine/Atm
    • Catering
    • Church
    • Emergency Services
    • Grocery Store
    • Hospital
    • Medical Clinic
    • Motel
    • Orchard/Produce Farm
    • Shopping
    • Town
    Greater Than 10 Miles
    • Airport
    • Antiquing
    • Golfing
    • Winery Tours
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    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    CANCELLATION POLICY:

    CAMPSITES, CABINS:
    Cancellations made prior to the minimum booking window for the facility will be provided a full refund minus the non-refundable $5.00 reservation fee. Cancellations made inside the minimum reservation window, but prior to arrival, will be charged the first nights campsite or cabin use fee as well as the $5.00 reservation fee. All remaining funds will be refunded.

    Cancellations (or early departures) made after the scheduled arrival date will be charged for the nights that have passed (or the minimum stay requirement, whichever is greater), plus one additional nights campground or cabin use fee and the $5.00 reservation fee. Any remaining funds will be refunded.

    No-shows will be charged the full amount of the campsite/cabin reservation fee and the $5.00 reservation fee, without refund.

    SHELTERS: The reservation fee for Shelters is $25 for each day the shelter is reserved. All Shelter fees are non-refundable unless the area is closed by the Department. Upon vacating the site, shelter users are required to remove all personal belongings and place all trash in the appropriate receptacles located at the site. Failure to clean up the area after you leave will result in a disposal fee of $50. Failure to pay the disposal fee will result in denial of future reservations until the fee is paid in full.


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    Apr 02 2014 -
    Nov 01 2014
    Standard $20.00-$30.00
    Shelter $25.00
    Group Camp $20.00-$40.00
    Cabin $45.00-$55.00
    Non Peak Season
    Nov 02 2014 -
    Dec 31 2014
    Standard $20.00
    Shelter $25.00
    Group Camp $20.00-$40.00
    Cabin $45.00
    Non Peak Season
    Jan 01 2015 -
    Apr 01 2015
    Standard $20.00
    Shelter $25.00
    Group Camp $20.00-$40.00
    Cabin $45.00
    Peak Season
    Apr 02 2015 -
    Nov 01 2015
    Standard $20.00
    Shelter $25.00
    Group Camp $20.00-$40.00
    Cabin $45.00

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    39.21167, -89.97583
    39°12'42"N, 89°58'33"W

    Located 7 miles south of Carlinville, IL. on the Shipman Backtop (SB) From I-55 take Hwy 108 west into Carlinville. Go straight through town to the 4th Stop Sign (T-intersection), turn left, you will be on the SB. From Rt. 4 South, at the Hwy. 108 stop sign turn left, go straight through town to the 4th Stop Sign (T-intersection), turn left, you will be on the SB From Rt. 4 North, get onto Hwy. 108 west (west main st.) at the first stop light turn left, you will be on the SB From Hwy. 108 west, at the 2nd stop light turn right, you will be on the SB
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    Beaver Dam State Park
    14548 Beaver Dam Lane
    Plainview  IL  62685

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (217)854-8020
    Additional Information