The Clinton area has several opportunities for camping in the Clinton area with many different amenities. Below you will find the two (2) State Parks in the Clinton area that offer different opportunities for those camping enthusiast.

Clinton Lake State Recreation Area

There are 211 Class A sites and 97 Class B campsites at Clinton Lake with showers and almost all adaptable to either tents, trailers or motor homes. Showers and potable water is available April to mid-November. Each site is equipped with a grill and picnic table. Spots are on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations are taken. The wooded area along the lake provides the perfect setting to turn in after a long day of fun. A group camp area for adults or youth groups has room for 75. It provides a secluded wooded setting and has a large shelter with electricity, two RV pads with electrical hookups, toilets, tables, grills and water. Please reserve the area ahead of time by contacting the park office at (217) 935-8722.

Weldon Springs State Park

Named by Family Circle magazine to be weldon springsone of the “Top Twenty Campgrounds in America,” Weldon Springs’ campground offers a quiet and friendly atmosphere for a relaxing camping experience.

The Class A campground has 78 camping sites with electricity, water service, vehicular access, a sanitary dumping station for camping trailers, a shower building, cooking grills, picnic tables, pit toilets and playground equipment. Areas for tent, backpack, large-group and youth camping also are available. Primitive backpack camping sites are located along Salt Creek. Call ahead for conditions. The Black Locust large- group area can accommodate 200 to 300 campers at one time.

Disabled campers also are served. Four campsites designed for special needs offer a hard-surfaced pad. Privies and water are easily accessible. For reservations please contact the park office at (217) 935-2644.