Shawnee's Trail Riding Destination!

 Click the video to watch our spotlight from Southern Illinois, filmed Memorial Day weekend several years ago. [more photos & videos in our gallery]

About Us


Hello and welcome to Hayes Canyon Campground's website. We are a family-owned campground located adjacent to the Shawnee National Forest, with access to . . .  

Facilities (Human & Horse Comfort)


 At Hayes Canyon Campground we have 34 RV campsites available for rent for a day, weekend, week, or longer!  All RV sites have 30A . . . 

Rates & Reservations


 Reservations are recommended, especially during peak seasons and holiday weekends, when we often are fully booked months in advance.  

Cabin Rental



Click here to view the availability calendar.

Facilities: heat, A/C, separ . . . 



 We specialize in catering to campers with horses who want to enjoy trail riding on the many scenic trails in the Shawnee National Forest. Other campers, backpackers, hikers, and hunters are always welcome. To view a trail map online  . . . 

Frequent Questions (FAQs)


Photo Gallery

to see pictures of campsites, horse pens, and the trails

Coming Soon -- Video Gallery

Contact Us

Drop us a line,

Hayes Canyon Campground

1 Hayes Canyon Camp Ln. PO box 186, Eddyville, IL 62928, USA

(618) 672-4751