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Franklin Creek State Natural Area, IL

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Feb 23 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.
  • For specific park information or questions regarding your reservation, please call the Park Office at 815-456-2878
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    Bartlett Shelter 80
    Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water
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    Franklin Creek State Natural Area Equestrian 6 Back-In
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    Mill Springs Day Use Area Shelter 100 Accessible
    Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    Norwegian Hill Day Use Area Shelter 80
    Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    Norwegian Hill Day Use Area Shelter 100
    Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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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

    None

    Booking Window

    Equestrian

    Wed Sep 03 2014 - Mon Feb 23 2015

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

    Shelter

    Wed Sep 03 2014 - Thu Aug 27 2015

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

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
    Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Dec 31 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Bird Watching
    • Camping, Equestrian
    • Camping, Equestrian Group
    • Dump Station, Camper
    • Fishing
    • Fishing, Park Lake
    • Fishing, Pier
    • Geological Formations
    • Grills
    • Hiking
    • Hiking - Moderate
    • Hiking Trail
    • Historic Sites
    • Horseback Riding
    • Horseshoe Pits
    • Horseshoes
    • Hunting
    • Interpretive Center
    • Interpretive Trail
    • Meeting Space
    • Office/Ranger Station
    • PIER, FISHING
    • Parking
    • Picnic Area
    • Picnic Shelter
    • Picnic Tables
    • Picnicking
    • Playground
    • Restrooms
    • River/Stream
    • Shelters
    • Sightseeing
    • Trails, Easy Hiking/Walking
    • Trails, Equestrian
    • Trails, Moderate Hiking
    • Volleyball
    • Volleyball Net
    • Walking
    • Water, Drinking
    • Wildflower Viewing
    • Wildlife Viewing
    Greater Than 1 Mile
    • Emergency Services
    • Grocery Store
    • Retail, Ice
    • Town
    Within 10 Miles
    • Airport
    • Boating, Canoeing
    • Canoeing
    • Cash Machine/Atm
    • Catering
    • Church
    • Dining
    • Golf
    • Medical Clinic
    • Motel
    • Propane
    • Restaurant
    • SCENIC DRIVING ROUTES
    • Seasonal Festivals
    • Swimming - Pool
    • Tennis
    Greater Than 10 Miles
    • Mall
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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
    Jan 01 2014 -
    Dec 31 2014
    Shelter $25.00
    Equestrian $8.00
    Peak Season
    Jan 01 2015 -
    Dec 31 2015
    Shelter $25.00
    Equestrian $8.00

    *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):
    41.85194, -89.35083
    41°51'7"N, 89°21'3"W

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    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    Franklin Creek State Natural Area
    1872 TWIST ROAD
    FRANKLIN GROVE  IL  61031

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (815)456-2878
    Additional Information