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Camping in the Circle City

AUGUST 5, 2020

Indy is a fantastic place to connect with nature in many ways. Here are some of the best places that accept guests for camping in Indy. 

Lake Haven Retreat

Located just minutes from several favorite Indianapolis attractions, Lake Haven is a great option if you're visiting for the museums, sports venues, racing, golf or beautiful outdoor spaces. Lake Haven is a quick drive to all of these favorites.

Daily, weekly and monthly rates accommodate the quick trip guest and the long term visitor. Many people love staying at Lake Haven Retreat for the five acre stocked lake. Campers can expect to find 110 full hook-up camp sites as well as primitive tent camping.

Indy Lakes & RV Campground

Indy Lakes Campground is conveniently located near major Indianapolis highways and freeways and just a short drive to all major Indianapolis cultural attractions, entertainment venues, sports, racing and outdoor activities.

Indy Lakes offers rental of their furnished lake house and lodge, primitive camping with amenities and full service big-rig RV lots. Indy Lakes has a fully stocked pay fishing lake for anglers to enjoy.

Indianapolis KOA

The Indianapolis KOA is located just outside of Indianapolis in Greenfield. Located just 20 minutes from downtown Indy, you'll have easy highway access to all major attractions and sporting venues. This popular campground is just minutes from Indianapolis' east side restaurants and parks.

KOA Campgrounds have always been popular with families and others because of their recreational offerings and wonderful amenities. This KOA Campground has Wi-Fi connectivity, a seasonal swimming pool, dog park, bike rentals, pancake breakfasts and a full schedule of planned activities.

Campground at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

The Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center offers year round camping on-site. This central location put you smack dab in the middle of Indianapolis, near Broad Ripple and downtown Indianapolis. 140 campsites are available with seasonal full hook-up available and primitive options for tent camping.

Raceview Family Campground

Raceview Family Campground is a special events campground that operates during racing events at the Lucas Oil Raceway and Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Located seven miles from IMS and a quick walk to the gates at Lucas Oil Raceway, this is a hot spot for race fans to congregate.

Raceview Family Campground has 265 RV electric sites (30 AMP and 50 AMP), approximately 400 primitive sites, modern restrooms, showers, a lighted camping area, RV sanitary station and several fresh water fill stations.

Sleepy Bear Campground

This private campground just outside of Indianapolis is popular for campers who are attending concerts across the street at the Ruoff Music Center. With convenient access to the highway, you can be in downtown Indy or Broad Ripple in just 25 minutes.

Campsites at Sleep Bear are not assigned, instead they are available as guests arrive. There are no hookups or utilities, but guests are welcome to bring their own generator. Charging stations are available and there's a nightly bonfire. Indoor suites with kitchens and bedrooms are available to rent. The on-site Patio View Cafe serves food and non-alcoholic beverages.


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