Camping at the Farm Progress Show


RV and camper parking are available at this year’s Farm Progress Show, west of the show grounds and north of Richland Community College. There is no fee to park, and no facilities are provided. The grounds open to camper and RV parking at noon on August 26. Please follow signs and parking attendants to be directed to the appropriate parking area.

Several area sites offer camping and RV parking. For moreinformation, contact these campgrounds or businesses directly.

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

Wilder Haven East
About four minutes from the show site: RV sites available for $25 per night include water, sewer, trash, DirecTV, electricity and pool. For reservations, call Christy or Jami at 217-877-9010

Friends Creek Campground
About 20 minutes from the show site at Cisco (off I-72): offers RV and tent camping. There are 26 electric RV sites and nine without electricity, with a dump station and shower house. Water is available. Electric sites are $20 per night. Non-electric sites are $12 per night. Reserve by calling 217-423-7708. More information is at

Clinton Lake
About 30 minutes from Decatur in DeWitt: Call Clinton Lake State Recreation Area/Mascoutin at 217-935-8722, or make reservations online at

Weldon Springs
About 30 minutes from Decatur in Clinton. Contact Weldon Springs Park Office at 217-935-2644 or make reservations online at

Arrowhead Acres
In Clinton, Illinois. Call 217-935-8842

Lake Shelbyville

About 30 to 45 minutes south of Decatur. The two state parks are Eagle Creek and Wolf Creek; to make reservations, go to For the five federal parks of Bo Wood, Coon Creek, Lithia Springs, Lone Point and Opossum Creek, make reservations by calling 877-444-6777 or visiting Call 217-774-2244 or visit and click on “Recreation.”

Lake Shelbyville also offers camping at these facilities:
Robin Hoods Woods: Call 217-774-4222
Whitetail Crossing: Call 217-774-3000

The Springfield area has these options available. The city is approximately 50 minutes form the show. See

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: Call 217-753-0630
Sangchris Lake State Park: Call 217-498-9208
Springfield KOA: Call 217-498-7002