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Mississippi Palisades State Park, IL

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NoneUntouched by glaciers that left their mark elsewhere in the state, this park is rich with rock formations carved by erosion. Situated north of Savanna along the lofty, wooded palisades of the Mississippi River, the park's inhabitants include pileated woodpeckers, migratory...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sat Mar 14 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.
Various hunting programs at Mississippi Palisades. Contact the park office for details.

For specific park information or questions regarding your reservation, please call the Park Office at 815-2732731
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Palisades Non-Reservable Tent Only 4 40 Back-In
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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

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Recreation:

Untouched by glaciers that left their mark elsewhere in the state, this park is rich with rock formations carved by erosion. Situated north of Savanna along the lofty, wooded palisades of the Mississippi River, the park's inhabitants include pileated woodpeckers, migratory waterfowl and other upland wildlife.

Mississippi Palisades State Park has 241 campsites, of which 100 Class A electric and Class B nonelectric campsites can be reserved, plus another 141 campsites that are first-come, first-serve.

Booking Window

Group Camp

Sat Sep 20 2014 - Sat Mar 14 2015

Reservations must be made 5 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 180 Days(s) in advance.

Shelter

Sat Sep 20 2014 - Tue Sep 15 2015

Reservations must be made 5 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Standard

Sat Sep 20 2014 - Sat Mar 14 2015

Reservations must be made 5 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 180 Days(s) in advance.

Tent Only

Sat Sep 20 2014 - Sat Mar 14 2015

Reservations must be made 5 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 Thu May 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
Walk In Sat Nov 01 2014 Tue Mar 31 2015
Non Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Thu Apr 30 2015
Peak Fri May 01 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • BATHHOUSE
  • BOAT RAMP
  • Bird Watching
  • CAMPING, BACKCOUNTRY
  • Campground Host
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Dock, Boat
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Fire Rings
  • Geological Formations
  • Grills
  • HISTORIC STRUCTURE/FEATURE
  • Hiking
  • Hiking - Difficult
  • Hiking - Moderate
  • Hiking Trail
  • Hunting
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • Parking
  • Pay Telephone
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Rock Climbing
  • SCENIC DRIVING ROUTES
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Trails, Difficult Hiking
  • Trails, Easy Hiking/Walking
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Viewing Platform/Overlook
  • WATER ACCESS, RIVER / STREAM
  • Walking
  • Water, Drinking
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winery Tours
Less Than 1000 Feet
  • Boating
  • Boating, Canoeing
  • Canoeing
  • River/Stream
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Fishing
  • Fishing, River/Stream
  • Marina
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Bicycling
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Church
  • Emergency Services
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Grocery Store
  • Laundry
  • Lodging, Cabins
  • Maintenance, Vehicle
  • Medical Clinic
  • Motel
  • Playground
  • Propane
  • Town
Within 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Antiquing
  • Car Rentals
  • DUMP STATION, MARINA
  • Dining
  • Golf
  • Golfing
  • Maintenance, Boat
  • Trails, Bicycle
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Hospital
  • Nature Center
  • RENTALS, BICYCLES
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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
May 01 2014 -
Oct 31 2014
Tent Only $10.00
Standard $10.00-$30.00
Shelter $25.00
Group Camp $20.00
Walk In Season
Nov 01 2014 -
Mar 31 2015
Tent Only $10.00
Standard $10.00-$20.00
Shelter $25.00
Group Camp $20.00
Non Peak Season
Apr 01 2015 -
Apr 30 2015
Tent Only $8.00
Standard $8.00-$20.00
Shelter $25.00
Group Camp $20.00
Peak Season
May 01 2015 -
Oct 31 2015
Tent Only $10.00
Standard $10.00-$20.00
Shelter $25.00
Group Camp $20.00

*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):
42.14056, -90.15556
42°8'26"N, 90°9'20"W

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Mississippi Palisades State Park
16327A Rt 84
Savanna  IL  61074

Phone Number:

Information:  815-2732731
Additional Information