Prophetstown State Park, IL

Prophetstown State Park is located anong the south bank of the Rock River. The area is shaded and offers many activities to include: fishing, boating, picnicing, horseshoe pitching, a small nature trail, and camping. The area is located within the Prophetown city limits making ...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Feb 23 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information
  • 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.
  • Group size and number of vehicles cannot exceed the established maximums.
  • Special camping rate reductions apply to Illinois residents only.
  • 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 by legal age adults.
  • All pets must be on a leash nolonger than 10 ft. Owners or handlers are responsible for their animal's waste and must dispose of it properly.
  • All visitors are required to leave the park at by 10:00PM.
  • Groups of 25 or more are required to register in adance with the park office.
  • It is the responsibility of the park user to place any litter or garbage in it's proper place.
  • For specific park information or questions regarding your reservation, please call the Park Office at 815-537-2926
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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

    Prophetstown State Park is located anong the south bank of the Rock River. The area is shaded and offers many activities to include: fishing, boating, picnicing, horseshoe pitching, a small nature trail, and camping. The area is located within the Prophetown city limits making it only a few blocks from the downtown area. Camping includes any elctrical and a nonelectrical area. Both areas are near ths shower building with flush toilets. The area is managed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

    Booking Window
    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.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Thu May 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
    Walk In Sat Nov 01 2014 Thu Apr 30 2015
    Peak Fri May 01 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • BATHHOUSE
    • BOAT RAMP
    • Boating
    • Boating, Canoeing
    • Boating, Kayaking
    • Campground Host
    • Camping, Improved Site
    • Canoeing
    • Dump Station, Camper
    • Fire Rings
    • Fishing
    • Fishing, River/Stream
    • Grills
    • Hiking
    • Hiking Trail
    • Horseshoe Pits
    • Horseshoes
    • Office/Ranger Station
    • Parking
    • Picnic Area
    • Picnic Pavilion
    • Picnic Shelter
    • Picnic Tables
    • Picnicking
    • Powerboating
    • Recycling Station
    • Restrooms
    • River/Stream
    • Seasonal Festivals
    • Shelters
    • Showers
    • Skiing - Water
    • Trails, Easy Hiking/Walking
    • WATER ACCESS, RIVER / STREAM
    • Walking
    • Water Skiing
    • Water, Drinking
    • Wildflower Viewing
    Less Than 1 Mile
    • Church
    • Dining
    • Emergency Services
    • Fuel, Boats
    • Fuel, Vehicles
    • Grocery Store
    • Laundry
    • Maintenance, Vehicle
    • Medical Clinic
    • Motel
    • Newspapers
    • Pay Telephone
    • Propane
    • Restaurant
    • Retail, Bait & Tackle
    • Retail, Drinks
    • Retail, Ice
    • Retail, Snacks
    • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
    • Retail, Supplies
    • Shopping
    • Swimming - Pool
    • Tennis
    • Tennis Court
    • Town
    Greater Than 1 Mile
    • Golf
    • Golfing
    • Maintenance, RV/Camper
    Within 10 Miles
    • Hunting
    • Kennel
    Greater Than 10 Miles
    • Hospital
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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
    Standard $20.00-$30.00
    Walk In Season
    Nov 01 2014 -
    Apr 30 2015
    Standard $20.00
    Peak Season
    May 01 2015 -
    Oct 31 2015
    Standard $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):
    41.67167, -89.92583
    41°40'18"N, 89°55'33"W

    The park is located on the south bank of the Rock River within the city limits of Prophetstown. Illinois Highway 78 runs north & south through Prophetstown. The park is located several blocks east of highway 78. Interstates I 88 and I 80 are located close to the park.

    If traveling east or west on I 88 get off on Illinois Highway 78. Travel south about 5 miles to Prophetstown and follow signs.

    If traveling east or west on I 80 get off on Illinois Highway 78. Travel north about 12 miles to Prophetstown and follow signs.

    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    Prophetstown State Park
    Park Avenue and Riverside Drive - P.O. Box 181
    Prophetstown  IL  61277-0181

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (815)537-2926
    Additional Information