Our campground ECLIPSES all others!
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Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA Holiday is located directly on the center-line of the path of totality where you'll experience 4 minutes and 9 seconds of the 2024 eclipse. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, reserve your site now!
Open for the season April 1, 2024
Discover Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA Holiday, the premier destination for campers seeking fun, adventure, and natural beauty. Located in Southern Illinois, our campground is nestled within the renowned Shawnee National Forest alongside the stunning Lake of Egypt. A true paradise for hikers, bikers, boaters, anglers, and nature lovers. Our campground is the perfect balance of excitement and relaxation. Unleash your adventurous spirit at our water park where you can test your skills on our floating obstacle course or paddle out in a kayak, enjoy a friendly game of foosball, explore the lake's hidden gems by boat, journey through scenic trails, or gather around a cozy campfire with family and friends. Whether you spend your days exploring the sights of the forest or the thrill of the lake, there's an adventure for every camper at Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA Holiday.
Where is Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA Located?
The Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA Holiday is situated just 8 miles south of Marion, Illinois. Centered within the Shawnee National Forest, it offers an idyllic setting for outdoor enthusiasts. Positioned alongside the stunning Lake of Egypt, the campground provides easy access to a plethora of recreational activities, from hiking and biking to boating and fishing. Located in Southern Illinois, Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA Holiday is the premier destination for campers seeking fun, adventure, and natural beauty.
What Amenities Does Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA Offer?
Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA Holiday offers a wide array of amenities to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay for all campers. From recreational facilities to essential conveniences, our campground has everything you need for a memorable outdoor adventure. Our on-site water park includes a massive floating obstacle course for thrilling aquatic fun, a large swim deck with lounge chairs and shade, and access to watercraft like kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, and paddle boats. Challenge friends and family to a friendly game of foosball, or explore the tranquil waters of the Lake of Egypt by renting a pontoon boat or jet ski. Nearby you'll find a plethora of scenic trails for hiking and biking enthusiasts to explore the beauty of the surrounding Shawnee National Forest. After a day of outdoor activities, gather around a cozy campfire with loved ones to share stories and create lasting memories. With a perfect balance of excitement and relaxation, Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA Holiday offers amenities designed to enhance your camping experience and make it truly unforgettable.
Ways to Stay
Discover the essence of Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA Holiday, where we embrace the individuality of every camper. Our accommodations are tailored to cater to a diverse range of preferences, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all. Whether you prefer the convenience of parking your RV in one of our spacious sites with full hookups, the charm of our cozy cabins nestled amidst the forest, or the tranquility of a traditional tent, we have something to suit every camper's desires. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the great outdoors while indulging in the comforts of home.
- Lodging: Experience the perfect blend of comfort and adventure in our cozy cabins featuring a full-size bedroom, two loft bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, living room, bathroom with shower, spacious deck, and a boat slip for use during your stay. These well-appointed accommodations can accommodate up to six guests and offer modern amenities for a pleasant stay. Equipped with essentials like a full kitchen and charcoal grill, you'll enjoy the comforts of home amidst the wilderness. Escape to nature without sacrificing convenience.
- RV Sites: Our RV sites are designed to meet your every need. Whether you choose our standard 50/30 Amp site with full hookup or the oversized patio with full hookups, you'll enjoy a serene and convenient stay. Perfect for RV enthusiasts, our sites offer 30/50/20 Amp options, full hookups, and close proximity to all campground amenities. It's your home away from home, surrounded by the natural beauty of the area.
- Tent Sites: For those seeking an authentic camping experience, our tent sites provide the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in nature. Set up camp under the starlit Illinois skies and relish in the simplicity of the outdoors. Amenities include a 14' x 14' mulch bed, picnic table, and close proximity to restrooms, electricity, and water. Your adventure awaits at Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA Holiday.
Book a Stay at Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA Today
Your grand adventure awaits! Secure your spot at Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA and embark on a journey into the heart of nature's beauty. Our campground is the perfect canvas for a memorable family vacation, a romantic retreat, or a solo escapade. Don't let this chance to create lasting memories pass you by. Begin your adventure at Marion/Shawnee National Forest KOA, book your stay today!