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Mississippi Palisades State Park, IL

Photo: Mississippi Palisades State Park
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Oct 16 2014   Later Dates
 

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.

Services & 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
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.
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

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