Top 2 Campgrounds in Adams County – Discover Quincy’s Best Outdoor Adventures

Home to Siloam Springs State Park, we have found a couple of great public and private Adams County campgrounds. Great for boating, fishing, horseback riding, or hiking, read more below to find camping near Quincy with access to waterfalls and swimming pools!

2. Driftwood Campground and RV Park

Best Private Camping in Adams County

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This private campground is conveniently located less than a mile from Quincy Bay and another four miles to the Mississippi River and the large Canton Chute Public Use Area. This area near Hogback Island is great for fishing, hunting, and boating. Driftwood provides camping near Quincy, IL with RV hookups and access to a modern lodge with free hot showers and washers and dryers. This conveniently located campground also offers campfires, a playground, and a swimming pool for unique Adams County camping.

See more on Driftwood’s website!

1. Siloam Springs State Park

Best Camping in Adams County

Mere minutes from Quincy, Siloam Springs State Park is an ideal spot for those looking to keep travel to a minimum while still enjoying some Adams County camping. This park’s 3,323 acres offer access to a serene lake where you can boat, fish, camp, hike, and trail ride. This park provides exceptional picnicking opportunities ranging from an isolated table and grill to their main shelter house with numerous tables, grills, toilets, water, playground equipment, and horseshoe pits. Concessions (dependent on season) provide access to boat rentals, bait and tackle, and food.

adams county camping at Siloam Springs

Siloam Springs camping opportunities include 86 Class A campsites with restrooms, showers, and electricity. Their 18 Class B sites include access to showers and restrooms, and a single large campground can accommodate a large group. For the more adventurous, eight hike-in backpacking sites branch out from the 15 miles of hiking trails, offering greater solitude.

Click here to learn more and make your reservation.

Additional Resources

For more camping in Illinois, take a look at our Illinois state camping guide. If you’re in the market for new gear, we offer guidance on the best-valued gear on the market too!

About the Author

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Robbie is a Co-Founder and editor at Midwest Camping. Robbie has backpacked over three hundred miles of the Appalachian trail, visited seventeen national parks, and camped regularly for the last two decades.

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