High Knob Campground
Shawnee National Forest


Not only do we have the most reasonable rates of all the campgrounds in the entire forest, the River to River trail comes out of the forest and runs right through the center of our campground, this main trail is 178 miles long and crosses the entire state of Illinois. We have 7 different trails that leave out of our campground in all different directions. We are open 365 days a year.. (even when it rains) and we are directly adjacent to the Garden of the Gods Wilderness area that has horse trails around the entire perimeter, along with all the other forest trails, you have endless riding.. Check out these rates below:

$10 per person per night, with elec. & water & free tie lines at campsite

(17 & under free with adult)

$5 per person per night primitive/tent
(17 and under free with adult)

$2 per person for day riding

$3 for showers for non-campers

$4 rental per day for covered 10' x 12' box stalls

(limited number available)

$5 rental per day for 10' x 10' horse pens brought to your campsite 

(limited number available)

$1 per day for each additional horse your bring, (1-horse is allowed per paying camper) childrens horses are $1.00 per day per child.

$50 per night cabin rental flat fee. Most cabins sleeps 1-6 people,
(some rental cabins are actually fully self contained new travel trailers, with all the appliances and amenities that you would find in a very nice trailer) while others are cute individual little wooden cabins with full bathrooms and kitchens. You must provide your own pots, pans, dishes, coffee pots, and eating utensils, along with towels and bedding. Their is a one time/non refundable cleaning fee of $10.00 per unit that is rented.


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