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Hardin Ridge

18 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

This recreation area is part of Monroe Lake

Fee Info

Cabins require $75 cleaning/damage deposit upon arrival at recreation area. Each campsite fee includes one vehicle (single) and two vehicles (double). There is a $5.00 charge per day for the second vehicle, and $5.00 charge per day for any additional vehicle. Maximum two vehicles per single site,…

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  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
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  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Dispersed


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 60 ft.


18 Reviews of Hardin Ridge

Ratings Breakdown

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Deb T.
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2021

My favorite campground!

First, I would like to correct someone's prior review. Electric and non electric sites are both reservable and walk up. Almost half and half. The hike in sites are all walk up. As you look at their maps, if making a reservation, each site on the left of the road are NOT reservable. All sites on the…

  • Pine Ridge Loop Rd
  • view from pond area at Pine
  • pond
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Site131 last time, but I have stayed at multiple sites in each loop over the last several decades
Month of VisitJune
Chase M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2021

Huge Sites for Central Indiana

We came here for the first time in April and we were pleasantly surprised! The sites are incredibly large. The bathrooms were clean with nice showers.

The campground reminded us of places that we like to go to out west. This place is a must stop!!!

Month of VisitMay
Kelsie E.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2021

Pleasant surprise!

My husband grew up in this area and we live 15 minutes from Hardin Ridge and we never realized this was here! Our campsite was in Pine Grove, right next to a brand new bath house. The site was super shady and quiet. The sites are very well-spaced. Lake Monroe is a short hike, and this side of the…

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Month of VisitJuly


Hardin Ridge is located in Indiana


From Bedford, go 7 miles east on US 50. Go north on SR 446 for 12 miles and turn west on Chapel Hill Road and travel 2 miles to the Hardin Ridge Recreation Area. From Bloomington, 46 and 446 intersection, go 14 miles south on SR 446. Turn west on Chapel Hill Road and travel 2 miles to the Hardin Ridge Recreation Area.


39.01787425 N
86.45897018 W

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About This Campground

This recreation area is part of Monroe Lake

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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