To Camp Manitowa Rend Lake From St. Louis:

  1. Take I-64/Hwy 40 east toward Illinois.
  2. Go over the Mississippi River on the Poplar Street Bridge.
  3. Keep straight onto I-55 East / I-64 North / I-70 East / US-40 East.
  4. Keep in the right lanes and stay RIGHT to take I-64 E via EXIT 2 toward LOUISVILLE/IL-3 N/ST CLAIR AVE.
  5. Stay on I-64 for approximately 75 miles until you get to I-57.
  6. Take I-57 south toward MEMPHIS. You’ll be in 57S for about 14 miles.
  7. Take the IL-154 exit – EXIT 77 – toward Sesser. Go left on IL-154.
  8. You’ll be on 154 for 1/2 mile before it ends at IL-37. At IL-37 go right.
  9. Take IL-37 for 2.2 miles to Benton Camp Road on the left
    (You’ll see a Camp Manitowa road sign pointing the way on the right) Turn left onto Benton Camp Road. It will take you to the entrance gate at Camp Manitowa.

Camp Manitowa – Rend Lake is located 90 minutes from St. Louis. Camp Manitowa sits on 40 beautiful acres nestled between 40-acre Lake Hamilton and 19,000-acre Rend Lake. Manitowa’s location and proximity to multiple state and national parks makes it an ideal location for Summer Camp, Rental Groups, and Retreats.

  • Winter Address:
    P.O. Box 16613 | St. Louis, MO 63105
  • Summer Address:
    12770 North Benton Rd | Benton, IL 62812

To Camp Manitowa Cedar Point from St. Louis:

137 miles from St. Louis. 2 hours 4 minutes.

  1. Take I-64/Hwy 40 east toward Illinois.
  2. Go over the Mississippi River on the Poplar Street Bridge.
  3. Keep straight onto I-55 East / I-64 North / I-70 East / US-40 East.
  4. Keep in the right lanes and stay RIGHT to take I-64 E via EXIT 2 toward LOUISVILLE/IL-3 N/ST CLAIR AVE.
  5. Stay on I-64 for approximately 75 miles until you get to I-57.
  6. Take I-57 south toward MEMPHIS. You’ll be in 57S for about 46 miles.
  7. Turn left on IL-148 N – 2.7 mi
  8. Turn left onto Grassy Rd – 4.3 mi
  9. Turn left to stay on Grassy Rd – 1.5 mi
  10. Turn left onto Rocky Comfort Rd – 1.0 mi
  11. Turn right onto Camp Cedar Point Ln – 0.3 mi