Pine Hills Campground
Pine Hills campground has level campsites with open grassy areas between campsites. Popular with hunters in the spring and fall, the campground is also ideal for those who like to view nature, go birding, hike or take a scenic drive. Pine Hills Road leads to the top of the bluffs and features panoramic views of the LaRue Swamp and Mississippi River floodplain.
Located adjacent to one of the largest natural areas in the state Pine Hills is ideal for nature lovers. In addition the Snake Road, located at the bottom of the bluffs is closed biannually to vehicular traffic, to protect the thousands of the reptiles and amphibians as they migrate between their summer and winter habitats.
At a Glance
|Reservations:||Campground is first come - first served. No reservations.|
|Area Amenities:||Accessible, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets|
|Fees:||Campsites $10/night - 8 people & 2 vehicles max.|
|Closest Towns:||Wolf Lake, IL 62998|
|Information Center:||Mississippi Bluffs Ranger District (618) 833-8576|
From Jonesboro take Illinois 146 west to Route 127 north. Go north three miles to the State Forest blacktop road. Turn west and travel 9 miles to FR236 or Pine Hills road. The camground is .07 miles north on Pine Hills road. To access PHCG from Illinois Route 3, turn onto the State Forest blacktop at the south edge of Wolf Lake. Travel east approx. 1 mile to the Pine Hills Road, FR236. Turn north onto FR236 and travel .07 miles to the campground.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Lake and Pond Fishing
Big Game Hunting
Small Game Hunting
|Camping trailer:||Small trailers;pop-up trailer; NO water/electric hook-ups|
|Picnic tables:||picnic shelter|
|Accessible:||campground & vault toilets|