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Blanding Landing/Whistle Stop

Aug 15 - Aug 20

$15 – $25
$15 – $25

Comments: New rules. You cannot make a reservation any more. It is first come, first serve. Golden age passport accepted. Sites can be shared.

Directions: Do Not Use GPS Follow These Directions

From North: take route 20 to Galina. Go South on Blackjack Road (third right East of bridge) Blackjack Road 7.8 miles to S Banding Road. Turn right and go 4.4 to more miles to end. Turn right and go 1 mile to camp (cross the railroad tracks).

From South: Route 84 to Handover. Cross the river (ignore the Blanding Landing sign as it’s part gravel). Turn left at the Chestnut Mountain sign- Blackjack Road go 4.2 miles to Beaty Hollow Road and go left. Go 1.9 miles to South Blanding Rd. Go left 1.7 miles to end. Go right 1 mile to camp across the railroad tracks.

Conveniences and services: electric, showers, water, flush toilets, excellent restaurants and Walmart in Galena.

Attractions: good bike riding roads

Remarks: when following GPS do not turn on Devil’s Ladder Road. Go to Galena and follow written directions. Same holds true when you get to Galena.

Jim’s email and phone number:

Phone: 1-815-776-9292       Email: firefighterjop@yahoo.com


Jim Piquette


Whistle Stop
South River Road
Hanover, IL 61036 United States
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