- 2112 County Road 607, Jackson, MO 63755, USA
Cherokee Hills Campground once held an encampment of Cherokee people who fled the Trail of Tears soon after their trecherous crossing of the Mississippi River in the harsh winter of 1838-39. The campground is surrounded by area that played a huge part in the history of the Mighty Mississippi River. Southeast Missouri State University is located in Cape Girardeau which is 13 miles from our park.
Trail of Tears State Park, which was once known as Moccasin Hollow, is where a large band of Cherokee crossed the river on the Trail of Tears. Their interpretive center tells the story of the Cherokee people and their plight. Within the boundries of the State Park is Lake Boutin where you can fish or swim.
At Cherokee Hills Campground you can sit back and relax with a campfire made with native wood cut from our forest and enjoy the peace and tranquility we strive to provide for the weary traveler or those who wish to camp away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Our objective is to provide you with hospitality and afford you a place to relax. We have RV pull-throughs, electric sites and primitive sites as well as two rental units. We are open year round and do have weekly and monthly rates.”
Max Amps: 50
Latitude/Longitude: 37.448705 , -89.567483
- swimming pool
- lp gas
- modem connection
- sewer hookups
- other swimming
- cable tv
- dump station
- recreation hall
- group area
- phone hookups
From I-55, take Exit 105 and go north on US-61 for 1 mile. Turn right at stop light at MO-177 and travel 3 miles. Turn right at County Road 607 and travel 1.7 miles to campground. All but .7 miles are paved.
Please contact the Campground directly for availability, rates, and additional information.
Absolutely no vicious dogs allowed, this includes Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Dobermans, and Chows.
Friday 09/30/2016 20%
Clouds early, some clearing late. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.
Saturday 10/01/2016 20%
Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. High 72F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 10/02/2016 10%
Partly cloudy skies. High 74F. Winds light and variable.
Monday 10/03/2016 0%
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 76F. Winds light and variable.
Tuesday 10/04/2016 10%
Sunny. High 81F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
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March 19, 2007
Beautiful Campground!!! Very Peaceful, Nice Trails through the woods. Had a Beautiful Weekend there. Owners are Wonderful!! Very nice people, very helpful.
We will be going back again and again. Our new Home away from home!!
If you need a weekend away from the hustle and bustle this is the place to go to get back to nature. Just a beautiful place! Very nice well stocked store, showers are very clean!! This was a wonderful place to go to camp!!
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