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Eagle Creek Campground

On the tranquil waters of Lake Shelbyville in central Illinois, Eagle Creek Campground is an excellent place to base an RV rental vacation near Decatur. Within Eagle Creek State Park, you can enjoy the beautiful lake views while exploring the park. Recreational activities are plentiful in the park and include water skiing, fishing, hiking, and golfing. There’s also a playground at this kid-friendly campground on Lake Shelbyville, along with horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, and interpretive trails. RV campsites at Eagle Creek Campground have water access and electric hookups, and additional amenities include showers, restrooms, and a dump station. Drinking water is available on-site and there are picnic tables throughout the park. Leashed pets are welcome at Eagle Creek Campground too.The diversity of the region becomes apparent when you branch out beyond your campsite at Eagle Creek State Park and see what else you can find when you book an RV in Shelby County. Delve into details about the coal industry at Moweaqua Coal Mine Museum, or head to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum to check out its interesting exhibits. Tour the capital of Illinois, Springfield, or plan the perfect day trip to Chicago or St. Louis.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Eagle Creek State Park features a lot of fantastic scenery and fun activities to enjoy. Head beyond the park and you’ll find a variety of other natural areas too. Wolf Creek State Park is just a short drive away, also on the sprawling shores of the 11,000-acre Lake Shelbyville. If you are looking for wildlife, here you can watch for deer, rabbits, wild turkeys, and a variety of songbirds. You can also enjoy recreational opportunities like pontoon boating, hiking, fishing, windsurfing, camping, and more. At this versatile natural destination, you can trek through the woodlands and then retreat to the shore for some waterside relaxation.For more outdoor recreation, take the Findlay RV rental to Kaskaskia River State Fish and Wildlife Management Area located near Baldwin. With around 20,000 acres to traverse, you can find tremendous hiking opportunities along with boating, fishing, hunting, camping, and biking. Anglers can cast a line to catch flathead catfish, crappie, bass, and many other varieties of fish. Hunters can look for deer and wild turkey, and there are several tranquil areas where visitors can enjoy the scenic views.Drive 45 minutes east in the Decatur camper rental to spend a relaxing afternoon in the forests of Fox Ridge State Park near Charleston. Spanning just over 2,000 acres, outdoor lovers flock from all around to enjoy this park’s wooded ridges and lush valleys. It’s a great spot for RV camping too, with canoeing, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, cross-country skiing, and hunting. Come in the spring for the vibrant flowers or visit in the winter to appreciate the peaceful, snow-covered terrain.

Explore the City

When you’re camping at Eagle Creek Campground near Findlay, the unique experiences don’t end with nature. Spend some time sampling the interesting spins on American cuisine at the area restaurants or check out the excellent array of wineries you can find in the area. For some one-of-a-kind attractions, search out the Two-Story Outhouse in Gays and the Goat Tower in Shelbyville. Learn about an important regional industry with a stop by the Moweaqua Coal Mine Museum or take a trip to Effingham to enjoy the Sculptures on the Avenue walking tour.Continue your area art explorations with a stop at the Krannert Art Museum in Champaign. With a vast collection of art from all over the world along with rotating exhibits, it’s hard to leave disappointed. While you’re here, you might spot a display featuring European art or there could be an exhibit highlighting women in art. Other collections include Classic World: Greek & Romans and Contemporary Glass; there’ll be something for everyone at this fantastic museum.Kids will enjoy a visit to the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum in Champaign. Mixing unbelievably cool with the incredibly smart, curious minds can explore a large variety of exhibits that focus on different aspects of science and the world. Topics include geology and physics and highlights include the Dino Dig and the Air Maze. Spend an hour or while away a rainy day at this diverse, family-friendly attraction when you’re camping with kids at Eagle Creek Campground.Water recreation, nature exploration, and countless city sights and attractions can be enjoyed during a camper rental vacation near Eagle Creek Campground; book a travel trailer rental near Lake Shelbyville and start planning your central Illinois adventure.


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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.