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Fort Massac State Park Campground Illinois

Fort Massac State Park Overview

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Fort Massac State Park overlooks the Ohio River and the campground has 50 Class A campsites in a wooded area close to the historic area. Each campsite also has a table, fire ring and grate. Tent camping and a separate group camping area are also available.

Campground amenities include drinking water, flush toilets, showers (bathhouse) and dump station. Firewood is also available for sale from the camp host. The Park also has a playground, picnic area, boat ramp, visitor center, museum and otherĀ  historic sites.

The park features a replica of the historic fort that was originally built by the French in 1757. After they abandoned it in 1763 the Chickasaws burned it to the ground. President George Washington rebuilt the fort 1794, but it was again destroyed during the New Madrid earthquake in 1811-1812.

Fort Massac State Park – Area Recreation

Outdoor recreation at the park includes boating, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, disc golf, picnicking, hiking, biking and wildlife viewing. You can also visit the replica of the 1802 fort, visitor center, museum and other historic areas.

You may also like Columbus-Belmont State Park.

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Amenities
  • Bathhouse
  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Launch/Ramp
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Electrical Hookup
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Gift Shop
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Recycling Center
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • RV Hookups
  • Showers
Activities
  • Archeological Sites
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Disc Golf
  • Fishing
  • Historic Sites
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Museum
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • River
  • Walking Trails
  • Water Sports
  • Wildlife Viewing
1308 East 5th Street
Metropolis, Illinois 62960
618-524-4712
Lat / Long:

37.14972, -88.69167

Make a Reservation
Regions
Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • Group
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Season:

Year Round

Elevation:

340

# of Campsites:

50+

# of RV Campsites:

50

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Fort Massac State Park Historic Area 1
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Fort Massac State Park Playground
Fort Massac State Park Tent Camping Area
Fort Massac State Park View

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