Walnut Point State Park RV & Campground Guide


The city of Oakland, Illinois, has a population of 880, but despite its small size, traveling here to visit Walnut State Park is a larger-than-life experience. The park has a variety of opportunities for fishing, hunting, hiking, and camping. Nearby to Oakland, lie the cities of Hindsboro and Brocton, both equally offering a small-town feel. If you enjoy quiet communities where you can get away from the business that city living is all about, best pack your bags and take a trip down to Oakland, Illinois.

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Spring 44-66 F
Summer 63-83 F
Fall 56-80 F
Winter 27-40 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Walnut Point State Park

When you feel the urge to go camping for a weekend or longer to escape the fast pace of modern life, there’s no better place than Oakland, Illinois. Rent an RV from RVshare and revitalize your mind and relax. 

Parkview RV Park

Offering cheap rates starting at $30 for the first two nights and $25 each night thereafter, Parkview RV Park offers campers an affordable site to park their RVs and a chance to experience Tuscola, Illinois, and its surrounding area. They have RV sites open with 30/50/110-amp hookups, and full water and sewer hookups are available as well. A variety of stores are based all within one mile of the campsite. If you want to have a getaway where you can park your RV, pull out some lawn chairs in front, and have a night looking up at the stars and talking, Riverview is the perfect spot.

  • Free Wi-fi

  • Water, sewer, dump stations available

  • Electricity

D&W Lake Camping & RV Park

Although this is about 50 minutes away from the city of Oakland, D&W Lake Camping & RV Park is well worth the hour-long drive. With golf courses, tennis courts, swimming poles, and fishing, you will be hard-pressed to say you’re bored when you visit this RV campsite. Premium full hookup RV sites are $35 daily, and those who enjoy camping in a tent should expect to pay $25 per day.

  • Wi-fi available

  • Laundry facility on-site

  • Full hookups

  • Boat rentals

  • Various sporting activities available

  • Miniature golf course

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What to Do at
Walnut Point State Park

Inside Walnut Point State Park

Walnut Point State Park is a great place to visit in the wintertime for a little bit of ice skating on the lake. Other types of activities here include camping, fishing, hiking, and hunting. For hunters, the game at this park includes squirrels, deer, and raccoons. Those who enjoy the hunt, but on the lake, can expect to see catfish, brown bullheads, and bluegill. Regardless of what you’re looking for, if these activities fit you to a T, Walnut Point State Park is a great time investment. 

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How to Get to
Walnut Point State Park

If you’re traveling on IL-133, head east on IL-133 E/E Co Road 200 North toward N. Co Road 1675 E. Follow this same road until you get to 2400E County Road 2360 in East Oakland Township. From here, continue on this same road until you arrive at Walnut Point State Park.

Entering Walnut Point State Park

Walnut Point State Park is open to visitors year-round. Be sure to check out the events calendar for a schedule of activities. 

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Enjoy your trip out in the charming little city of Oakland, Illinois, and we hope you have a chance to visit some of the places listed. We’d love to see your experiences here, so please send your favorite photographs to RVshare at [email protected], and don't forget to tag us in your social media posts. As we like to say, on the road again!

Frequently Asked Questions About Walnut Point State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Walnut Point State Park?

To enjoy all the recreational activities Walnut Point State Park offers, like water sports, hiking, and fishing, plan a trip during the late spring or in the summer. Temperatures are warm throughout these months, and there are fewer rain chances.

What is the climate of Walnut Point State Park?

The climate in the park shifts dramatically from summer to winter. Summer temperatures hit the mid-80s, and the air can get quite muggy. Winter temperatures are much colder, with many days falling into the teens with snow on the ground.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Walnut Point State Park?

While exploring the trails and other park spaces at Walnut Point State Park, you will likely spot deer and squirrels. If you like bird-watching, you'll find plenty of owls, eagles, hawks, Canadian geese, great blue herons, red-bellied woodpeckers, and more.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Walnut Point State Park?

RVers have access to 34 designated camping spots in Walnut Point State Park that can accommodate campers up to 40 feet long. The sites also include 30- or 50-amp electrical hookups.

Are pets allowed at Walnut Point State Park?

You may bring your pet to Walnut Point State Park as long as you have them near you at all times. If you are bringing a dog, make sure they're tagged and vaccinated.