RV Parks & Campgrounds

Gun Creek Campground Army Corps

4.8 Stars 4.8 - 12 Reviews  $$
(618) 724-2493
Benton, Illinois


Late March - Late November

Total: 100, Electric: 100, Max RV Length: 41 ft

Water, Electric, Fifty Amp, Pets allowed, Tents, Picnic Tables, Restroom, Dump Station, Laundry, Showers, Fishing, Campfire, Playground, Boat Launch


September 25, 2022 - reviewed by Schneider’s
4.0 Stars   $18
Weekend Getaway
Nice place for weekend getaway. We were site 90, was nice and flat but others around us were not. This site was not full hook-up but there are some. We were not lake front but could see the lake and was just a short walk to it. Bathrooms were nice, each it’s own individual shower and toilet. The playground was behind us and was very new and nice. Large parking lot for boats & trailers. Dual boat dock. Will be staying again.

August 31, 2022 - reviewed by M Randolph
5.0 Stars   $13
Beautiful Park!
We scored a full hookup, waterfront site. The park is very well maintained and has large spacious sites. Our site was very level but some were not. There was a restroom near our campsite which was not air conditioned but was very clean. We had a very nice time here and hope to be coming back.

July 7, 2021 - reviewed by DanesontheGo
5.0 Stars   
Wonderful! Beautiful campground. Easy to find and easy parking. Would stay again.

June 4, 2020 - reviewed by Crazy With 6 Kids
5.0 Stars   $26
Beautiful Last Minute Stopover
Stayed 1 night after being unable to make it to our original planned stop. Very pretty campground. We reserved a full hookup site online ($26 w/o discount) an hour before we got there. The attendant had all paperwork waiting when we pulled in about 5:30. Spots near the water have a large drop off in the nighthawk loop, we reserved a few sites back and had a nice level pad. We will definitely be coming back for more than a quick stopover.

August 24, 2019 - reviewed by The Forest People
5.0 Stars   $8
Friendly staff, clean facilities, large paved spaces and very easy on and off from I-57

June 28, 2019 - reviewed by Tracy
5.0 Stars   $16
Truck Camper From Wisconsin
Beautiful campground. Rolled in around 6 on a Thursday in June. No Reservations. They had a few sites available. We were lucky and got one with a nice view of the lake. She said they were all booked for the weekend. Lady at check in was super nice!! Showers are outdated but hot and clean. Seen a skunk and a woodchuck. No wood available. Would definitely return!!

March 23, 2019 - reviewed by 31' ClassC W/18' Toad
5.0 Stars   $16
Bring Extra Leveling Blocks
Offers 50% discount for senior or access pass holders. Bring Extra Leveling Blocks if you have a motorhome

October 27, 2018 - reviewed by Alivn
5.0 Stars   
Great park. Love camping here. The lake is wonderful.

January 20, 2018 - reviewed by Jason C Hill
5.0 Stars   
Gun Creek
This is our campground of choice, always full or very near full. Great staff and friendly campers. I believe we spent about 100 days here last summer. Headed back in May of this year. Highly recommended!

April 21, 2017 - reviewed by Terrill Allies
4.0 Stars   $$
Very nice clean camp ground. About 20 of the sites have full hookup. All have 30 and 50 amp power. You should have leveling blocks available as some of the sites are not level.

October 23, 2016 - reviewed by Harv
5.0 Stars   
Very nice. Almost full on late October weekend. Some of the sites have too much slant (hill) for a motor home but a trailer could get level. Lots of shade. Would stay here again.

October 5, 2015 - reviewed by Moonrover
4.0 Stars   
Bike Trails in Park
http://tinyurl.com/qj9o6ja GPS: 38.07900, -88.93000 Paved 9.4 mile meandering bike trail inside the park. Two other Corps of Engineer parks are on the same lake and also have extensive paved bike trails.

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