Whittington Woods Campground has a beautiful small garden at its entrance to welcome visitors. It offers a pool, a large picnic shelter and plenty of smaller picnic areas for outdoor fun and get togethers. This campground has an office / store which sells convenience items and propane bottle fill-ups. Whittington Woods is only 2 miles south of Rend Lake on IL-37. Its location between Benton and Rend Lake gives campers the advantage of being near both the restaurants and shopping of a small town and the beautiful outdoors Rend Lake provides.
The Squirrels Nest Campground has campsites and a convenience store. This campground makes short term as well as long term site rentals. It is located just off the Rend City Road, south west side of Rend Lake and 4 miles west of Sesser. Sesser is home to the famous Custard Stand, the Sesser Foodland Grocery Store, and a wide variety of restaurants.
KOA Journey Campground at Benton, near Rend Lake is all about convenience and fun! It has extra-long and wide pull through RV sites, plus easy on and off the highway. It has a swimming pool, bathhouse and a pavilion. Located between Benton and Rend Lake, this campground has all of the convenience of being near both a small town and lake activities.
KOA Journey Campground at Benton, is only 2 miles east of the Interstate 57 Exit 71
Coy & Wilma's Campground near Rend Lake has been around for over 30 years. It has beautiful mature trees that shade large well kept campsites. Recently, a cabin has been added with plans to build more. Coy and Wilma's has plenty of picnic areas for both small and larger outdoor get-togethers. This campground has an onsite office and convenience store. Coy & Wilma's Campground is located between Sesser and Rend Lake so campers have the convenience of being near both a small town and Rend Lake activities.
Coy & Wilma's Camp Ground is located on the Rend City Road, just south west of Rend Lake and 4 miles west of Sesser.
Old Bates Campground has trees for shade and large 30 or 50 amp full hook up sites, a pool, shower house, laundry, LP fill station, a pavilion and picnic areas, RV/ boat storage and an onsite restaurant. This campground is just south of Sesser and west of Rend Lake so campers have the convenience of being near both a small town and lake activities.
Old Bates Campground is only 5 miles southwest of Rend Lake.