Total Solar Eclipse 2017 Camping Spots. Only 15 min. from Bald Knob Cross, Makanda, IL, Shawnee National Forest and State Parks. Camping Spaces are 30 ft x 60 ft. Campers must be self-contained. Grass Surface with No potable water, electrical hookups, or dump services. Port-a-potties are available. There is a Great sky view at the campground or take a free shuttle to Hicks Haven Hill for a higher ground view. Bring lawn chairs and telescopes. Campers receive free Solar Eclipse Glasses.