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South Sandusky

Rend Lake

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Rend Lake is a stunning outdoor space made up of 20,633 acres of water and 19,523 acres of land. It is home to a variety of wildlife and provides plenty of activities for visitors such as boating, fishing, hunting and hiking. South Sandusky Campground offers well-equipped campsites and a range of attractions nearby.


Congratulations! You've just discovered Rend Lake, the perfect place to enjoy a wide variety of activities, events, and nature at its best. Even a short visit to Rend Lake will impress you with the versatility of this magnificent area. Rend Lake is made up of 20,633 acres of water and 19,523 acres of land. Wildlife in the area includes deer, turkey, fox, raccoon, opossum, waterfowl, and others as seasons change througout the year. Whether you're looking for high adventure, a peaceful retreat, or something in between, you'll find it here in the heart of Southern illinois.


Take a leisurely morning stroll, ski or sail lake waters, spend the afternoon viewing inspiring art exhibits and end your day by the warm glow of a campfire under starry night skies. The fields, forests and waters of Rend Lake provide a natural haven for wildlife and an outdoor wonderland for you. Boat, hike, fish, hunt, swim, and explore at your leisure. If you prefer a little less nature, visit one of the resorts around the lake and delight in superb lodging and dining. Just minutes away you'll find golf, trap and skeet, arts, antiques, museums, wineries, and more.


South Sandusky Campground offers more than 100 reservable campsites, electric hookups are provided at all camp sites, and the campground offers a dump station, hot showers, flush toilets, and drinking water in order to provide a comfortable camping experience for guests. Two playgrounds, and volleyball net/court are also conveniently located within the campground.

Natural Features

South Sandusky Campground is situated around Sandusky cove on Rend Lake in the heart of Southern Illinois. With nicely spaced campsites and plenty of activities easily accessible from the campground, South Sandusky is an excellent destination for camping at Rend Lake. Wildlife in the area includes white tailed deer, wild turkey, fox, raccoon, opossum, waterfowl, and others as seasons change throughout the year.

Nearby Attractions

South Sandusky Beach Rend Lake Visitors Center Rend Lake Project Office
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Campground Matrix

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Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Shagbark Group Area
Rend Lake
Dam West Area (Day-Use)
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North Sandusky Day-Use
Rend Lake
North Sandusky
Rend Lake
2.7mi 100%
North Marcum Day Use Area
Rend Lake
Dale Miller Youth
Rend Lake
3.4mi 67%
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