These areas have been called Southern Indiana’s “hidden beauty” with full camping or just a day at the lake.
Tipsaw will open all loops April 15
Tipsaw beach to open on May 15
Indian-Celina will open April 15
If you’re looking for the ultimate in weekend getaway or summer vacation spots in Indiana, look no further than Indian-Celina & Tipsaw Recreation Areas. Both areas are on beautiful lakes and offer the perfect opportunity to swim, boat, fish and picnic. Numerous hiking trails begin in the recreation areas, offering you a moment of solitude within Hoosier National Forest. For those looking for a bit of history, the Rickenbaugh House, a sandstone block house dating back to 1874 is open periodically during the summer months to accommodate the curious. Looking for something else to do? French Lick Casino is only a few minutes away. Tour Baden Springs and Santa Clause, IN, also nearby. For more camping a little further north, check out Hardin Ridge Campground near Bloomington!
From St. Croix, Indiana, travel south on State Route 37 about 2 miles to the Indian-Celina Recreation Area sign. Turn right and continue to the campground.
Located 6 miles south of Interstate 64 off State Highway 37. Turn at the large entrance sign. The recreation area is a couple miles down this road. Continue down the road to the gatehouse and the recreation complex.
If you need further driving instructions, please contact the campground.
Being a campground host is an exciting opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, meet new friends and provide assistance and information to visitors.