Mill Creek Park and Lake


Mill Creek Park has 139 campsites available for rent with an 11 x 16 crushed stone living area, picnic table, and electricity at each site. One water station serves 3 to 4 campsites. Shower facilities are also available. A playground is located within the campground. Basketball court, two sand volleyball courts, volleyball net, and horseshoe pits are available for recreation. Horseshoes, volleyballs, basketballs and fishing poles are available for free use from the gatehouse for campers. Camping Season is April 1st through October 31st, and may slightly change depending on weather conditions.

NO ATV riding is allowed in the campground, ATV riding is allowed on the designated ATV trails only! Golf carts are allowed for handicapped persons at no charge and permits must be obtained from the Gate House. Golf carts are allowed for all others with required permits and $60.00 annual fee.

Free daily use of dock space is available for our campers on a first come first serve basis. The docks are accessible by a foot path off of Section C in the campground. Docks at the near the bridge are available for rent of $10 - $12 a day ask at the gatehouse for more details. Reservations may be made in advance or upon your arrival. Deposits are requested for all advance reservations, as well as a credit card on file, and a signed lease at check in.

Campground Hosts

Throughout the year your Campground Host will be available to help answer your camping questions and point out local events, shopping, restaurants and entertainment outside of the park. Most importantly they are your neighbor while you are here and want to assist you directly or indirectly with whatever situation arises. Campground host’s can relay messages to staff and security as needed. During the season you will find your host setting up events for the kids and “Welcome Socials” for the public and all of our campers on select Saturday’s through out the year.

You can find your host set up in the campground during the season, stop by and see them they will be glad to assist!

Campground Fees

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Campground Lease
Reserve your campsite by contacting the Park Office between  7 am to 3 pm Monday - Friday, or contact the Gatehouse at (217) 889-3601.

Primitive Camping

Mill Creek Park has Ten primitive camping sites located near the main campground. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. No more than two tents per site Restrooms and shower houses nearby. These are walk in sites with parking available at the soccer field.





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About Us

Mill Creek Park is located 7 miles Northwest of Marshall, IL on the Lincoln Heritage Trail Road (Clarksville Road). Mill Creek Park opened May 29, 1982 and consists of 2,600 acres of land, with 811 acres of water. Our Mission is to "manage and preserve the natural resources and provide health and recreational opportunities".

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Mill Creek Park
20482 N. Park Entrance Rd.
Marshall, IL 62441
Fax: 217-889-3900

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