Sundays in the Loafing Shed, Spring & Fall (April, May, June, Sept, & Oct) - 'Cowboy Church' from 8:30-9am.
All are welcome, come as you are.
April 1st, trails open in the Lusk Creek, Bay Creek, and Garden of the Gods Wildernesses. [remainder of trails are open year-round]
First Saturday in May
Annual Kentucky Derby Party
ALL events to benefit St Jude's Children's Hospital
free pulled pork dinner (bring a dish!), silent auction, watch & wager on the big race, mint juleps, musical entertainment, and other fun
call Jane (618)322-4519 or Stacey (618)541-4921 for more information or to donate something for the silent auction
Sept 16th, 2017
Shrimp Festival in Golconda (12 miles from campground)
The largest festival in the small town of Golconda. Shrimp (and other goodies) to eat, farmers-market/flea market on the courthouse lawn, bounce houses for the kids, carriage rides around town, and even helicopter rides above the town. visit mainstreetgolconda.org for more information
Columbus Day weekend Sunday 8a-5p
Fall Festival in Golconda (12 miles from campground). An annual fall craft festival in the small town of Golconda.
last Saturday in October
our annual Fall potluck from 4-6 pm
Ben's Famous Chili, table service, and drinks/coffee provided. Bring a dish to share
firearm deer hunting season (no equestrian camping, many trails closed)
Illinois season is always the weekend before Thanksgiving, and then two weekends thereafter (not on Thanksgiving weekend)
trails in wilderness areas closed for the winter on Dec 1st (to reopen on April 1st). Effects trails in the Lusk Creek, Bay Creek, and Garden of the Gods Wilderness.