Found in the plains region of central Illinois, Lone Point Campground is a summertime paradise, showcasing beautiful coastal regions in addition to its dense natural forest canopies. Guests can enjoy nature spotting, hunting, swimming, and fishing among the park's various offerings.
If you're a nature enthusiast, you'll be perfectly at home inside of Lone Point. The thick forests of oak and hickory trees that surround the area contain several species of songbirds. There's also a long list of mammalian species that inhabit these forests, including deer, mink, fox squirrel, rabbit, and mink.
Hiking visitors have abundant natural scenery and formations to explore in Lone Point. A few of the lakeside trails contain seasonal prairie flower blooms, in addition to the natural seasonal changes that locals flood the area for. The longest of the trails offered here is the almost 12-mile Chief Illini trail. The entrance can be found just outside of the campground and continues along the lake for several miles before veering into the forest. Any guests looking to hike should check out the park's website for more information on trail conditions and closings. If you've got Fido along, make sure they stay on a leash during your adventures. It's also crucial that you clean up any messes left on the ground to avoid bothering other guests.
For overnight visitors, there are a few different options available to choose from. The standard sites provide typical amenities like a campfire ring and picnic table. The next step is electrical sites that can host RVs in addition to tents for no additional fees. If you've got multiple vehicles, you can also choose to rent a paved campsite. These are between $24 and $32 depending on where in Lone Point you're looking to camp. Group sites can also be found here for $240 an evening. These sites are quite large, sleeping up to 80 individuals per paved site.
Guests should note that any costs mentioned here are for Lone Point Campground only. Additional recreational opportunities outside of the campgrounds themselves may incur additional fees.