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Find RV, tent camping for your stay at the Farm Progress Show

RV campers
OPTIONS: There are campgrounds for Farm Progress Show visitors north of Richland Community College. There are also private camping sites in the area.
Multiple camping facilities are available near the Decatur, Ill., Farm Progress Show grounds.

RV and camper parking is available at the Farm Progress Show west of the Decatur, Ill., show grounds and north of Richland Community College. Parking is free, but no facilities are provided. The grounds open to camper and RV parking at noon Aug. 30. Follow signs and parking attendants to be directed to the appropriate area. The Farm Progress Show runs Aug. 31 to Sept. 2.

Decatur area

Other sites offer camping and RV parking. For more information, contact these campgrounds or businesses directly:

Decatur-Macon County Fairgrounds. About 10 minutes from the show; 25 RV sites with water and electricity for $25 per night. Call 217-875-0135.

Wilder Haven East. About four minutes from the show; RV sites for $25 per night offer water, sewer, trash, Direct TV, electricity and a pool. Call Christy or Jami at 217-877-9010 for a reservation.

Friends Creek Campground. About 20 minutes from show at Cisco, Ill.; offers tent camping and RV sites — 26 with electricity and nine without — along with a dump station and shower house. Water is available. Electric sites are $20 per night; non-electric are $12 per night. Reserve your site by calling 217-423-7708. More information is at

Clinton Lake. About 30 minutes from Decatur in DeWitt, Ill.; call Clinton Lake State Recreation Area, Mascoutin, at 217-935-8722 or see

Weldon Springs. About 30 minutes from Decatur in Clinton, Ill. Contact 217-935-2644 or visit

Arrowhead Acres. Located in Clinton, Ill., about 30 minutes from show site; call 217-935-8442.

Lake Shelbyville area

About 45 minutes south of Decatur. Call 217-774-2244 or visit (click on “Recreation”). Options are:

Robin Hood Woods. Call  217-774-4222.

Whitetail Crossing. Call 217-774-3000.

State parks of Eagle Creek and Wolf Creek. Reserve sites at

Federal parks of Bo Wood, Coon Creek, Lithia Springs, Lone Point and Opossum Creek. Call 877-444-6777 or visit

Springfield area

About 50 minutes from the show. Go online to The area offers camping at these facilities:

Double J Campground & RV Park. Call 217-483-9998.

Illinois State Fair Campgrounds. Call 217-524-9894.

Lincoln’s New Salem Campground. Call 217-632-4003.

Riverside Park Campground. 217-753-0630.

Sangchris Lake State Park. Call 217-498-9208.

Springfield KOA. Call 217-498-7002.

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