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Old Bates Campground

5272 Peach Orchard Rd, Sesser, IL 62884
Old Bates Campground
Old Bates Campground
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No interstate noise, quiet campground with 65 full hookup sites on 20 acres, can accommodate RVs up to 43ft, 20/30/50 amps, full hookups, restrooms, showers, shower house is open seasonally, coin laundry, playground, basketball, and LP sales are available all year. There's also an independently operated restaurant on site. Camper rentals available.

Important Campground Notes

Open year-round! PA discount is valid for one night (please see management for discounts on longer stays). PA discount is valid Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights only. PA discount is not valid during holidays and holiday weekends. Reservations accepted no more than 2 weeks prior to arrival. Reservations by phone only. Discount not valid with an online reservation. PA cannot be combined with another discount or special offer. Credit cards accepted. Pets welcome. *Reservation fee: $3.50. Rates are for 5 people. Additional charge for each additional person. Limit of 8 people per campsite.


From I-57 Exit 77 onto 154 west to Sesser, IL. approx. 7.6 miles Turn left on IL-148 S. Location is approx. 2.7 miles on the right.

  • Full Hookups

  • 20 Amp Service

  • 30 Amp Service

  • 50 Amp Service

  • Tents 50%

  • Restrooms

  • Showers

  • Laundry Facility

  • Fire Rings

  • Restaurant

  • Basketball

  • Playground

  • Pets Welcome

  • Credit Cards

  • Rental Accommodations

  • Propane


We are one of the few privately owned four seasons campground/RV Parks near Rend Lake. Camping with us puts you approximately five minutes from South Sandusky Beach and Boat Ramp. We offer shady spots, pool, play set, coin laundry, LP sales as well as daily, weekly and monthly rates to accommodate you and your camping needs. If you are here for work or play anytime of the year give us a call.

Area Attractions

Old Bates Campground is located approx 2.7 miles south of Sesser, IL. on Hwy 148 and approx. 4 miles from the South Sandusky beach and boat ramp at Rend Lake. Rend Lake has 162 miles of shore, 19,000 acres of water surrounded by 20,000 acres of forest, meadows and wet lands.


Rate: $20.00*, PA: $10.00*


Regular Rate: $85.00 Passport America Discount: 10% Type of Rental: Camper trailer includes pots and pans, grill, queen size bed, 2 bunks and a couch bed. Accommodates: Up to 5 people. Linens Provided: Yes Check in time: 3PM Check out time: 11:30AM Notes: 2 nights minimum stay required. Reservations and walk-ins welcome. Discount is not valid during holidays and holiday weekends. Discount cannot be combined with another discount or special offer. No smoking. No pets.

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