Camp Cadiz Campground


Camp Cadiz Campground Fire Place

  Camp Cadiz Campground is the site of an old Civilian Conservation Corps work camp. The old foundations are still found in the campground where the buildings were about 50 years ago. The only structures left standing from the CCC days are the two large fireplaces.

Camping:

  Camp Cadiz Campground offers 11 campsites, many of which will accommodate up to 40-foot trailer . Each campsite has a table, fire ring, picnic table and lantern pole.  Water sources and vault toilets are centralized within the campground.

Day-use Activities:

  Camp Cadiz campground serves as an eastern trailhead for the River-to-River Trail and the Beaver Trail. The River-to-River Trail is a major backpacking trail, non-loop type, while the Beaver Trail is a long day hike or can be made into an overnight loop trail hike. These two trails also serve horseback riders. Vehicles may park over night at Camp Cadiz in the grass parking lot immediately east of campsites 7 and 8.

Surrounding Area:

  These are links to these pages to find out more about what to do in the Shawnee National forest.Rim Rock National Recreation Trail, Ohio River National Scenic Byway, High Knob, Garden of the Gods Recreation Area, Pounds Hollow Recreation Area and River to River Trail.

                                                                                               

At a Glance
Current Conditions: All areas are open
Fees $10
Open Season: January - December
Closest Towns: Karber's Ridge
Water: No Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Information Center:

Surrounding Area: Rim Rock National Recreation Trail, Ohio River National Scenic Byway, High Knob, Garden of the Gods Recreation Area, Pounds Hollow Recreation Area and River to River Trail.

General Information

General Notes:

Camp Cadiz has 11 campsites


Directions:

Camp Cadiz

Located approximately 5 miles east on Karber's Ridge Road turn right on County Road 7

From Harrisburg, take Highway 13 east 14 miles, then continue on Route 1 south for 15 miles. Turn west at Camp Cadiz sign and go 2 miles to the recreation area entrance road.
From Evansville, IN., take Highway 62 west & continue on IL. State Route 141 to Highway 1. Go south on Hwy 1 about 30 miles to Camp Cadiz sign, then west 2 miles to the recreation area entrance road.

Trail Markings: Hiker Trails - blue diamond
Hiker/Equestrian Trails - white diamond