Nauvoo State Park

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  • Address: 980 S Bluff St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, USA, 62354, United States
  • Timings: 07:30 am - 03:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-2174532512
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Park, Family And Kids, Landmarks, Parks

The Nauvoo State Park is spread over a vast land of 148 acres, including a 13-acre lake with a mile-long shoreline. Many trails are laced through the lush greenery and tall woods of the state park. Its main trail is 1.5 miles long and goes around the lake. There are two picnic and playground areas that account for 20 acres of the park. Tables, stoves, and two shelters allow visitors to enjoy a picnic with their family and friends. A baseball diamond and parking lots are also included in state park’s amenities. Nauvoo State Park features around 150 camping sites that are well-equipped. While wandering through the park, you might get lucky and spot some wildlife. Deer, skunk, opossum, and raccoon are the commonly spotted animals in the park. Nauvoo State Park is also home to cardinals, geese, ducks, and gold finches.

  • Nauvoo State Park Address: 980 S Bluff St, Nauvoo, IL 62354, USA, 62354, United States
  • Nauvoo State Park Contact Number: +1-2174532512
  • Nauvoo State Park Timing: 07:30 am - 03:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Nauvoo State Park: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Nauvoo include Nauvoo State Park in their plan

  • 58.82% of people start their Nauvoo State Park visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Nauvoo State Park

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Nauvoo State Park

People normally club together Nauvoo Public Library and Grandpa John's Nauvoo Cafe℠ while planning their visit to Nauvoo State Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Nauvoo State Park Reviews & Ratings

  • The historic Nauvoo has about 30 homes and shops you can walk through when they are open. Everything is free. There are oxen and horse carriage rides from about 10 to 2. There is one gift shop on site and two visitor's centers. Really fascinating. It wasn't very crowded in the off season during the week so I was able to walk with my dogs and leave them outside to tour the little houses and shops, all about 180 years old.

  • We camped here in our travel trailer for 3 nights, and we really enjoyed it. Very quiet. We had a mostly level spot with water and electricity. The campground shower house was always clean and well maintained. Super easy access to the city and the surrounding area. Other campers were friendly and respectful. We were really impressed with the facilities here. The price was really reasonable, and we would stay here again if ever in the area.

  • Nice park in city of Nauvoo. There's a main shelter house which can be reserved, as well as other smaller shelter. Very nice children's playground. Park is located very close to historic Mormon sites.

  • Looks like tent camping would be nice but RV camping is cramped. The spaces are hard to see and there is nowhere on site for firewood. No campground host. I also didn't see a handicapped accessible rv site. The museum is open daily which is nice but our guide wasn't very knowledgeable. There was a leak on the lowest level of the museum that looked like it had been there a while. There was a shower out of order, streetlights that were out. Lights by the shower house were out. The trails are not maintained. The boat ramp area looked pretty new and was nice. There are two playgrounds and neither of them are near the campsites and they are not maintained very well either. The park ranger came by daily to put out reservation tags and we saw one maintenance worker.

  • The park is beautiful. If you are going to stay in Nauvoo - this is the best way to do it. We loved the fishing and used our kayaks in the lake and everything is within a healthy walking distance. Amazing park!

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