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Blue Heron Marina and Campground

3697 Old Route 13, Carterville, IL 62918

Camping & RV Parks

Blue Heron Marina & Campground is Carterville's premier marina located on beautiful Crab Orchard Lake.

Established in the early 1940s, the marina includes docks with 137 slips, a boat ramp, club house, and boat rental which includes pontoons, paddle boats, and canoes. The campground includes a clubhouse and electric sites, primitive tent camping, and a full-service shower house and dump station.

The alcohol-free, family-oriented marina & campground is available to the public who choose to pay an annual user fee of $125 (approximately $10.00 per month). Users can enjoy access to the marina and campground, and can utilize the club house for events at no additional charge.

In addition to users, people can become a shareholder with Blue Heron Marina & Campground. Shareholders pay a lifetime $125 fee in addition to the standard annual fee. They will enjoy events, at no extra charge, planned throughout the year, such as a Valentine Party, Easter Egg Hunt, Kid's Fish-Off, Kid's Fun Day, Fish Fry, Fall Party, and Christmas Party.

Boat slips are available for users and shareholders. Fees are $600 per year ($50 per month) or $500 per year for seniors and individuals with P2A disabilities.

Call for boat rental fees and camping fees.


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking Available
  • Pets Allowed
  • Heating
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities

Annual user fee of $125 (approximately $10.00 per month)
Shareholders pay a lifetime $125 fee in addition to the standard annual fee.

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