Road trippers value a campground they can pull off the highway and get hooked up to electricity (30/50 amp), sewer, and water with complimentary wifi. Marion Campground & RV Park offers the weary traveler a place to lay their head in a peaceful, country setting with helpful hosts and pristine amenities.
The vibrant city of Marion, Illinois is less than two miles down the road offering family-friendly restaurants, boutique stores, and attractions unique to the area. If you’re visiting friends and have pets on board, the park welcomes your fur-babies and provides litter bags, to ensure owners pick up their waste. An area has been allocated for leisurely doggy walks where pooches must remain on a leash. Pooches should also be monitored at all times and on their best behavior. A busy side road gives substance to the on-leash rule, keeping precious pups safe.
Marion Campground offers level, pull-through RV sites on gravel with leafy trees for shade. The restrooms, showers, and laundry have been recently updated gifting clean, contemporary facilities to guests. Kids get an awesome playground and there’s a huge, covered-in, picnic pavilion where locals or campers can host an event. All sites feature a picnic table and fire ring for outdoor cooking.
The modern day RV is a stylish home on wheels with a kitchenette, bathroom, and separate sleeping quarters, so well-maintained campgrounds like Marion Campground & RV Park are always the ideal choice. The daily rate for RV sites at this campground is a generous $36.
If you’re looking for interesting places to take the kids in Marion, the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge is a must-see and buzzing with around 44,000 acres of hiking trails, wildlife, lakes, and various species of plants. The Williamson County Museum was once a jail and is now an enticing journey for history buffs interested in the origins of Marion.
Shawnee National Forest is a half-hour drive from the park and well worth exploring if you want to be wowed by Mother Nature’s miracles. Within this epic terrain lies ginormous rocks formed millions of years in the past and today, it's an inspiring spot for rock climbers and photographers looking to immortalize the sculptured creations seen in the Garden of the Gods.
Marion Campground is open all year and close to the Interstate, making it a popular stopover for road trippers passing through. It also serves as a base and doorway to the scenic wonders of southern Illinois.