The Port of Beardstown

JBS Beardstown Harbor Campground



  1. Campers must check in with the campground host and pay the required fees if not previously registered.
  2. Swimming is NOT allowed at the waters surrounding the campgrounds.
  3. No camping equipment (vehicle and camper) longer than 42 feet. The maximum length will be adjusted when road conditions allow.
  4. Camping equipment includes pop-ups, travel trailers, converted trailers, 5th wheels, a vehicle being used as a basic shelter (I.e., camper van), or a boat moored to campsite. A boat trailer is not camping equipment.
  5. Campsites cannot be reserved for longer than 7 consecutive nights.
  6. Check-in time is 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
  7. Check-out time is 2:00 p.m.
  8. Each campsite is allowed to have two (2) vehicles.
  9. Occupancy at each campsite is generally 4 occupants consisting of 2 adults and 2 children or 4 adults (18 years of age or older)
  10. All vehicles must be parked on the campsite pad.
  11. Quiet hours in the campground are from 10:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m.
  12. Fires are allowed in the fire rings only. Fires are not allowed in any other areas.
  13. Animals must be on a leash not to exceed 10 feet. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets and disposing of all waste.
  14. Violations to the policies in the campground resolution or criminal violation will result in immediate eviction from the campground for the remainder of the reservation.
  15. No dumping of wastewater onto the ground or into the waterway.
  16. No glass beverages allowed in the campground.
  17. No burning of trash at the campsite.
  18. The City has the right to terminate camping privileges and/or ban anyone from the campground for violations of campground resolution policies or criminal behavior.

NOAA River Gauge – Latest Observation

NOAA River Gauge – Predicted

  • Flood Categories Primary (ft) Action : 13 ft Minor : 14 ft Moderate : 18 ft Major : 28 ft Flow (secondary) data is not currently enabled for this gauge. Gauge Data Forecast Issued: May 26, 2024 10:24 AM -0500 Recent Recent Category: Minor Recent Projected Forecast Available: 14.6 ft Recent Projected Forecast Time: May […]