Indian-Celina & Tipsaw Recreation Areas

These areas have been called Southern Indiana’s “hidden beauty” and include full camping or just a relaxing day at the lake.

FIND Us

Location
20230 Indian Lake Access Road
St. Croix, IN 47576
Office Phone

812-843-4880

Reservations CANNOT be made by calling the office. Use the reserve link or phone number below.

Reservations

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Indian-Celina

812.843.4880

Tipsaw

812.843.4891

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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!

While getting “out there” and getting your hands dirty, make sure to do your part to recreate responsibly. Take a minute to visit our FIND forest friends and learn how!


Site Info.


Don’t miss “Adventures with Nature on June 26!
– 9:00 till 1:00pm
– Food & Drinks
– Crafts & Games

  • Standard Campsite – $20
    (1 vehicle & up to 8 persons)
  • Standard Campsite – $27
    + Electric
  • Double Campsite – $40
    (2 vehicles & 16 guests)
  • Double Campsite – $43
    + Electric
  • Catbrier RV Sites – $30
    (Electric & Water)
  • Primrose Group Site – $35
  • Goldenrod Group Site – $40
  • Each additional car —$5/day
  • Day Use — Parking $5
  • Day Use – Busses & Vans – $25
  • Annual Pass – $35
  • Picnic Pavilion – $25
    Indian-Celina Map & Rules
    Tipsaw Map & Rules

FIND Adventure - On Site


  • Spacious, mostly shaded sites for tents & RV’s
  • Beach area for swimming, including boat launch & children’s playground at Tipsaw
  • Picnic shelters – some large enough for groups
  • Modern bath houses
  • Hiking trails

Directions


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.


FIND Adventure - Off Site


  • Enjoy family weekend programs during the summer at each campground
  • Two Lakes Trail
  • Lincoln Boyhood Memorial & Living Historical Farm
  • Santa Clause, IN, Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari are nearby
  • Eagles Wings Zipline Tours
  • French Lick Casino
  • Explore Wyandotte & Marengo Caves
  • Charles C. Deam Wilderness
  • Rickenbaugh House
  • Hiking Trails
  • Tour West Baden Springs
  • Check out these North Georgia Waterfalls.

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