Welcome to Effingham, Illinois


 Open year-round!


Directions from Exit 162

Directions from Exit 160


Located at 1217 W. Rickelman, Effingham, IL 62401

Between  I-57 and I-70


We are an RV Park and Campground ideally located on the north shores of Lake Pauline in scenic Southern/Central Illinois. If you are searching for a quiet and peaceful setting within 1 mile of I-70 and I-57, just give us a call! Reservations are always recommended. Whether it’s for a night or a weekend, our sites feature full hookups which include:


Afraid of damaging your RV? Not here at Camp Lakewood! We keep all our trees trimmed back so you don’t have to worry about scratching-up your second home!

Long Pull Thrus (44 of them!)

With 44 long pull thrus, getting in and out of Camp Lakewood is a breeze! It’s easy to come and leave at your convenience.

50 & 30 Amp Electric

With your choice of 30 and 50 watt electric amps, you’ll never have to worry about running out of power while staying with us!

City Water - Full Hookup

Clean, clear water straight from the city tap! Our city water hook-ups will make sure you have the amenities you need to keep yourself refreshed and clean.

City Sewer - Full Hookup

There’s nothing worse than using a public restroom while on the road. But with our full-hook-up city sewer, you’re encouraged to use your facilities at your convenience!

You can also take advantage of the following:

SPOTLESS Restrooms
Camp Store Filled with anything you may need
Clean Laundry Room
On-Site RV Wash & Wax


New On-Site Services Include:

RV Wash & Wax – $119.00

We are pleased to announce the addition of a Rustic Cabin to our already popular one and two bedroom Cottages. The new one room cabin sleeps five and has electric and WiFi capabilities! See our Cabin page for pictures and details.

The cottages are fully self-contained and include everything for an enjoyable stay at our campground. See our cottage page for pictures and details.

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