Weldon Springs State Park RV & Campground Guide

Illinois

Located in Central Illinois between Salt Creek and Weldon Springs, just minutes from Clinton, Weldon Springs State Park is a 550-acre park that offers year-round recreational opportunities for RV lovers. The terrain around the park is easy to navigate. It is surrounded by farmland, which means no overhanging branches that might scuff up your RV. Weldon Springs State Park is also near small Illinois towns like Weldon, Wapella, and Lane. The larger cities nearby are Bloomington, Illinois, and Champaign, Illinois. 

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Weather
Spring 30-75 F
Summer 60-86 F
Fall 31-79 F
Winter 15-38 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Weldon Springs State Park

RVing is a fun and convenient way to explore state parks. You can cover more miles and plan out daytrips. If you do not own an RV, then you can rent one from RVshare that fits your budget. 

Arrowhead Acres Campground

Arrowhead Acres is an RV park located in the heart of Central Illinois and is minutes away from Clinton Lake. It has two well-stocked ponds with different species of fish, and campers can enjoy activities in the game room. This park prides itself on providing campsites that offer relaxation and privacy. Here, you will find 118 RV sites.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: No
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Dump station, bathhouse, picnic table, and fire ring at every site

D&W Lake Camping & RV Park

Located in Champaign, Illinois, and 15 minutes away from Springfield, D&W Lake Camping & RV Park offers a variety of outdoor activities. Campers can enjoy walking paths, a golf course, swimming pools, and tennis. Rates start at $35 a night for full hookups, and you can book online.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Pull-through available, propane, laundry facilities, playground, boat rentals

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What to Do at
Weldon Springs State Park

Inside Weldon Springs State Park

Weldon Springs State Park offers recreational activities year-round. During the warm months, you can enjoy picnicking, hiking, fishing, and boating. In the winter, this state park offers ice fishing, tobogganing, cross-country skiing, and sledding on snowy days. It has a large campground with vehicle access, level site pads, and campsites that overlook the lake. Weldon Springs was also voted as one of the "Top Twenty Campgrounds in America" by Family Circle Magazine. 

Outside Weldon Springs State Park

Many RV lovers enjoy visiting Weldon Springs because it is in a good location. Central Illinois features plenty of educational activities outside of Weldon Springs State Park as well as many shopping opportunities. Campers enjoy exploring the surrounding areas of the park for local cuisine and entertainment. 

Restaurants

LaTeaDa Tea Room & Gift Shop

The LaTeaDa Tea Room is a cute boutique-style restaurant that serves lunch and is located inside a Victorian-era home. The menus are seasonal but usually include chicken salad, soups, vegetable salads, and sandwiches. After eating lunch, you can go upstairs to the gift shop. The gift shop contains unique and seasonal items.

Type: Cafe

Location: 1100 South Madison Street, Clinton, IL 61727

Ted's Garage

Ted’s Garage is an American-style restaurant where you will find home-cooked food. You will find meatloaf, Philly cheesesteaks, fried chicken, country steak, and nachos on the menu. The restaurant also has an automotive theme.

Type: American

Location: 602 South Center Street, Clinton, IL 61727

Snappers Bar & Grill

Snappers Bar & Grill offers an inviting atmosphere and many American classics on the menu. You will find hamburgers, french fries, wings, steak, and chicken strips. The prices are also reasonable, and there are video gaming machines on-site.

Type: American

Location: 303 South Side Square, Clinton, IL 61727

Sorrento's Pizza

Sorrento's Pizza is a family-owned business that has been around for over 40 years. You will find pizza, pasta, sandwiches, and salad on the menu. The restaurant also offers gluten-free and cauliflower-crust pizzas.

Type: Pizza

Location: 101 East Washington Street, Clinton, IL 61727

Wishbone Bar & Grill

Wishbone Bar & Grill is a homestyle and family-owned restaurant. You will find filling and unique menu options. The different food items include goulash, open-faced roast beef sandwiches, fish sandwiches, and ham salad.

Type: American

Location: 1020 Illinois Highway 10, Clinton, IL 61727

Shopping

Country Junction Store

The Country Junction Store offers a variety of unique items. You can find women's clothing, home décor, Christmas items, and one-of-a-kind gifts.

Location: 1447 Route 54 West, Clinton, IL 61727

Country Church Craft Mall

The Country Church Craft Mall is a gift shop with different vendors. However, you will leave with something because the store has a variety of unique items. This store also sells flower arrangements, memory stones, candles, and melt warmers.

Location: 1160 Route 54 West, Clinton, IL 61727

Clinton Antique Mall

The Clinton Antique Mall is a 15,000-square-foot building with over 100 antique dealers. It is a good place to find a mixture of different items. You will find antiques, china, furniture, coins, toys, trunks, and more.

Location: 1439 Route 54 West, Clinton, IL 61727

Sightseeing

Dewitt County Museum

Clifton Haswell Moore was a prominent attorney who traveled the Eighth Judicial Circuit through Dewitt County with Abraham Lincoln and was one of the West's largest landowners. The homestead of C.H. Moore became a registered historic place. The DeWitt County Museum is a part of this legacy. On the grounds, you will find the mansion, museum, carriage barn, and more.

Location: 219 East Woodlawn, Clinton, IL 61727

Triple M Farm

This DeWitt County destination offers a farm experience. Triple M Farm has fields of soybean and corn. They also grow the largest variety of fall mums. Visitors can also enjoy dinner at the farm, tours, workshops, and an annual Mum Fest.

Location: 16727 Airport Road, Clinton, IL 61727

Mettler Woods Nature Preserve

The Mettler Woods Nature Preserve is 77 acres of natural communities. You will find a dry mesic forest and an upland forest containing shagbark hickory, bur oak, and white oak trees. If you want to hike and immerse yourself in nature, then this would be a good stop.

Location: 5991 500 E, Clinton, IL 61727

Clinton Lake

Clinton Lake is a good location for fishing and hunting. It is a 4,900-acre reservoir and is part of the Clinton Lake State Recreation Area. You will find a canoe launch and six boat launches. Many campers also enjoy swimming near the 1,000-foot-long sand beach.

Location: 7251 Ranger Road, DeWitt, IL 61735

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How to Get to
Weldon Springs State Park

You can take a variety of ways to Weldon Springs, but most connect to County Road 14. Most travelers go through Clinton to reach the park. If you are driving from Clinton, then you want to turn off on Route 10 East. Make a right turn at Black's Heating and A/C. Along this route, you will see signs leading to the park for about 3 miles. It is a straight shot, and you will just drive until you see the park.

Entering Weldon Springs State Park

The park's hours are Monday through Sunday, 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

Entry Fee : $0

If you're looking for a great RV destination, then you should not miss out on the opportunity to see one of the most comprehensive state parks in Illinois. Weldon Springs State Park offers a variety of fun and exciting indoor and outdoor activities. Do not forget to tag RVshare on social media! We want to see your pictures. Send your posts and pictures to [email protected]