Bear Branch Campground


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34 Bear Branch Dr, Eddyville, IL, 62928


Bear Branch Horse Camp is centrally located in the beautiful 280,000-acre Shawnee National Forest just above Lusk Creek Canyon. Named after a creek that runs through the property, Bear Branch offers multiple access to the most scenic riding and hiking trails in the Forest.

Bear Branch features cabins and lodging with private baths, 80 campsites with hookups and highlines, a shower house with laundry facilities, heat and air conditioning, and a General Store and Tack Shop. For your horses, there are corrals (approx. 100′ x 100′) and numerous 12′ x 12′ pens, high lines at all campsites, and a barn with 40 box stalls. There is a 2-acre fishing pond and a playground and recreational area. Our trails are marked, and trail maps are available.

Open Dates: March 21 to November 25



Campsites for RV

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Full Hookup Sites (1-34 and 63-69) $29.00 Choose Your Site
Water/Electric Sites $24.00 Choose Your Site
Bear's Den

Bear’s Den sleeps four people in cozy comfort. Separate bedroom with queen bed; also has sleeper sofa, table and stools, and bath. This cabin includes refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. 

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Bear's Den $60.00 Choose Your Site
Hideout Cabin

This cabin sleeps six to eight people, full kitchen, 1 bathroom, 3 bedrooms (one double bed, two queen beds), sitting area has a double futon, and a Television and DVD player. 

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Hideout Cabin $75.00 Choose Your Site
Primitive Rawhide

Sleeps five people, includes breakfast table, heated and air conditioned with porch swing. No bathroom. It is 60 yards from the Bear Branch shower house. 

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Primitive Rawhide $50.00 Choose Your Site
The Reata Inn

The Reata Inn sleeps six people and has a full living room, full kitchen with large refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, and all utensils, coffee maker, two queen beds, double futon, TV/VCR, huge bath and double sinks, sunken tub, with separate shower stall, and has a private deck on back. 

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The Reata Inn $75.00 Choose Your Site
Trail Boss

This cabin sleeps three people with full size futon bed with twin bed above, couch, full bath, breakfast table, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker

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Trail Boss $60.00 Choose Your Site
Trail's End

Trails End cabin sleeps four people. Separate bedroom with queen bed, and has a futon couch/bed, table and chairs, and bath. Includes refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. 

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Trail's End $60.00 Choose Your Site
Wrangler Cabin

The Wrangler cabin sleeps six+ people, full living room, full kitchen with large refrigerator. This cabin has a huge western porch on front, deck on side with charcoal grill.

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Wrangler Cabin $75.00 Choose Your Site
Campsites for Tent

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Primitive Site $12.00 Choose Your Site
Water/Electric Sites $26.00 Choose Your Site







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34 Bear Branch Dr, Eddyville, IL, 62928