Hardin Ridge Recreation Area

We’re located on the shores of beautiful Lake Monroe and offer spacious campsites, boating, swimming, fishing and so much more!

6464 Hardin Ridge Road
Heltonville, IN 47436

Site Info.


Hardin Ridge openings:
*Open: Blue Gill & Southern Point
*April 30 – Holland & White Oak
*May 15 – Eads & Hardin Ridge Beach

  • Standard Campsite – $20
    (8 persons & 1 vehicle)
  • Standard Campsite – $27
    + Electric
  • Standard Campsite – $30
    + Electric & Water
  • Double Campsite – $43
    + Electric
  • Cabin Rental – $50/night + $75/deposit
  • Extra Vehicle/Night – $5
  • Day Use Parking/Vehicle – $5
  • Day Use Parking – $5 driver + $1/passenger
    (Buses & Vans)
  • Annual Day Use – $35
  • Picnic Pavilion – $25
    Campground Map & Rules
  • This facility accepts cash, checks and credit cards
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On the shores of Lake Monroe, Indiana’s largest lake, Hardin Ridge Recreation Area offers countless ways to enjoy the outdoors. Delight in swimming, boating and fishing at our day use area, or hike one of several trails within Hoosier National Forest.  The campground boasts 200 spacious campsites that accommodate anyone looking to spend a little time in the shade. Large, private tent sites are situated on ridgelines that make Hardin Ridge look more like a forest in the mountains than the flat lands. Sun or shade, Hardin Ridge is the ultimate in the “family getaway”!  Don’t forget to visit our other campgrounds at Indian-Celina and Tipsaw!  For the best in Indiana campgrounds, check out these pristine locations.


FIND Adventure - On Site


  • 200 spacious shaded sites
  • Cabin rentals (bedding not provided)
  • Modern facilities within walking distance of sites
  • Day use area with picnic shelters, swimming, playground and boating
  • Boat ramp

FIND Adventure - Off Site


  • Swimming, boating & fishing at Lake Monroe
  • Charles C. Deam Wilderness
  • Hickory Ridge Lookout Tower
  • Pioneer Mothers Memorial Forest
  • Lick Creek African American Settlement
  • Hemlock Cliffs National Scenic Trail
  • Wesley Chapel Gulf
  • Buffalo Trace Park
  • Clover Lick Barrens

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