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Dixon Springs State Park, IL

Dixon Springs State Park is one of several state parks in the Illinois Shawnee Hills. The park is situated on a gaint block of rock, which was dropped 200 feet along a fault line that extends northwesterly across Pope County The786-acre park is about 10 miles west of Golconda on Illinois...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Jan 22 2015   Later Dates

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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. * At least one responsible adult must accompany each group of 15 minors * Special camping rate reductions apply to Illinois residents only * Group size and number of vehicles cannot exceed the established maximums * The maximum length of camping stay from May 1 through September 30 is 14 nights in any 30 day period * Responsible use of alcohol is permitted in the park and campground, * All pets must be on a leash: Pet owners are responsible for their animal's waste and must dispose of it properly * All visitors are required to leave the park at or before 10:00PM * Groups of 25 or more are required to register in advance with the park office * We hope you enjoy your stay or event: Remember, take only memories, leave only footprints

For specific park information or questions regarding your reservation, please call the Park Office at 618 949 3304
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Dixon Springs State Park Shelter 50 Accessible
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Dixon Springs State Park Shelter 60 Accessible
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Dixon Springs State Park Group Camp 25 Accessible
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Camping Area B/E Standard 4 Accessible 30 Back-In
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Dixon Springs State Park Tent Only 4 Accessible
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** 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

Dixon Springs State Park is one of several state parks in the Illinois Shawnee Hills. The park is situated on a gaint block of rock, which was dropped 200 feet along a fault line that extends northwesterly across Pope County The786-acre park is about 10 miles west of Golconda on Illinois Route 146 near its junction with Illinois Route 145.

Booking Window

Cabin

Sat Aug 02 2014 - Thu Jan 22 2015

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

Group Camp

Sat Aug 02 2014 - Thu Jan 22 2015

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

Shelter

Sat Aug 02 2014 - Sun Jul 26 2015

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

Standard

Sat Aug 02 2014 - Thu Jan 22 2015

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

Tent Only

Sat Aug 02 2014 - Thu Jan 22 2015

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

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Tue Apr 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
Non Peak Sat Nov 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Non Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Tue Mar 31 2015
Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • BOAT RAMP
  • Ball Field
  • Bath House
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Campground Host
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Dock, Boat
  • Docks, Fishing/Crabbing
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing, River/Stream
  • Grills
  • Handicap Sites
  • Hiking
  • Hiking - Moderate
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseshoes
  • Hunting
  • Information Center
  • Information/Contact Station
  • Interpretive Trail
  • Jogging/Running
  • Maintenance, Facility
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • Park Lake
  • Park Lane
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Bait & Tackle
  • Shelters
  • Swimming - Pool
  • Trails, Easy Hiking/Walking
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball Net
  • Walking
  • Water Slides
  • Water, Drinking
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Baseball/Softball Fld
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Emergency Services
  • First Aid Station
  • Maintenance, Vehicle
  • Pay Telephone
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Town
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Hospital
  • Maintenance, RV/Camper
  • Medical Clinic
  • Motel
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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 01 2014 -
Oct 31 2014
Tent Only $8.00
Standard $18.00
Shelter $25.00
Group Camp $20.00
Cabin $50.00-$85.00
Non Peak Season
Nov 01 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
Tent Only $8.00
Standard $18.00
Shelter $25.00
Group Camp $20.00
Cabin $50.00-$75.00
Non Peak Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Mar 31 2015
Tent Only $8.00
Standard $18.00
Shelter $25.00
Group Camp $20.00
Cabin $50.00-$75.00
Peak Season
Apr 01 2015 -
Oct 31 2015
Tent Only $8.00
Standard $18.00
Shelter $25.00
Group Camp $20.00
Cabin $50.00-$75.00

*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):
37.38306, -88.66583
37°22'59"N, 88°39'57"W

Located 11 miles east from Vienna on Illinois 146. And 10 miles west of Golconda on Illinois 146
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Dixon Springs State Park
RT.2 P.O.178
Golconda  IL  62938

Phone Number:

Information:  (618)949 3304
Additional Information