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Jefferson County Park

Cabins Cabins at Jefferson County Park

These two cabins are located at the west end of the campground in Jefferson County Park. The 16′ x 12′ cabin sleeps five to six people and comes equipped with a small refrigerator, microwave, table and chairs, air conditioner, picnic table, portable water supply and campfire ring. A shower-restroom facility is nearby.  Cabin #1 is handicapped accessible and has a wheelchair ramp.


Cabins are available for rent from May 1st through October 31st. Reservations can be made by phone 641-472-4421 or in person during office hours. NO reservations will be accepted from telephone answering system or by email. Reservations will be accepted starting the first working day of January each year.


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Camping Camping at Jefferson County Park

Located on the southwest edge of Fairfield, Jefferson County Park is Jefferson County Conservation’s most widely used park. Originally 117 acres, Jefferson County Park has grown to become 227 acres through several land acquisitions over the years. Jefferson County Park contains seven miles of hiking and biking trails which wind through a diversity of landscapes including: timber, prairie, wetlands, prairie savannas, and ponds.

Jefferson County Park is a popular area for camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking and biking. The park has a twenty-four pad campground with electrical hookups (most with water access), two camping cabins, and a picnic area with three shelters and a gazebo. Approximately 7 miles of hiking and biking trails have been established in Jefferson County Park. The trails take you through a diversity of landscapes including timber, pine tree plantings, meadows and reestablished prairie. A 75-foot swinging bridge is featured on the trail connecting the picnic area with the campground. The park's trail system ties into Cedar View Trail which leads to the city of Libertyville. The Cedar View Trail connects to the Fairfield Loop Trail which encircles the entire city of Fairfield. The conservation office and the nature center, are also located in Jefferson County Park.


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