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Sam Parr State Fish and Wildlife Area, IL

Totaling 1,180 acres and featuring a 183 acre lake, Sam Parr State Park is located 3 miles northeast of Newton. It is named for an avid conservationist with Jasper County origins. Sam Parr served as a game warden and later as a fisheries administrator. He worked with Jasper County...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Feb 19 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. * 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. * 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 618-783-2661
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Lakeview Standard 4 40 Back-In
Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Lakeview Standard 4 45 Back-In
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Sam Parr State Fish and Wildlife Area Shelter 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

Totaling 1,180 acres and featuring a 183 acre lake, Sam Parr State Park is located 3 miles northeast of Newton. It is named for an avid conservationist with Jasper County origins. Sam Parr served as a game warden and later as a fisheries administrator. He worked with Jasper County residents in acquiring the parks' original 72 acres in 1960, and in 1972 the park was named in his honor.

Booking Window

Shelter

Sat Aug 30 2014 - Sun Aug 23 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 30 2014 - Thu Feb 19 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 Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Dec 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • BOAT RAMP
  • Ball Field
  • Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating, Canoeing
  • Boating, Kayaking
  • Boating, Pedal
  • Campground Host
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Canoeing
  • Dock, Boat
  • Dock, Fishing
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Field Sports/Activities
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Fishing, Park Lake
  • Fishing, Pier
  • Fishing, Reservoir
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Information/Contact Station
  • Jogging/Running
  • Maintenance, Facility
  • Museum
  • Nature Study
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • PIER, FISHING
  • Paddle Boating
  • Park Lake
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Powerboating
  • Restrooms
  • SCENIC DRIVING ROUTES
  • Shelters
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Trails, Easy Hiking/Walking
  • Trails, Equestrian
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lake
  • Water, Drinking
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Fishing, River/Stream
Within 10 Miles
  • Art & Museum
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Church
  • Emergency Services
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fruit / Produce Picking
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Golf
  • Golfing
  • Grocery Store
  • Group/Community Facility
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance, Boat
  • Maintenance, RV/Camper
  • Maintenance, Vehicle
  • Medical Clinic
  • Motel
  • Newspapers
  • Orchard/Produce Farm
  • Outfitter
  • Pay Telephone
  • Propane
  • Putt-Putt Course
  • Putt-putt
  • Recycling Station
  • Restaurant
  • Retail, Bait & Tackle
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Retail, Supplies
  • River/Stream
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Shopping
  • Swimming - Pool
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Town
  • WATER ACCESS, RIVER / STREAM
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Hospital
  • 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
Standard $18.00
Shelter $25.00
Peak Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Dec 31 2015
Standard $18.00
Shelter $25.00

*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):
39.02333, -88.11889
39°1'24"N, 88°7'8"W

Located 3.0 miles northeast of Newton on route 33
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Sam Parr State Fish and Wildlife Area
13225 East State Hwy. 33
Newton  IL  62448

Phone Number:

Project Office: (618)783-2661
Additional Information