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Saddle Lake Recreation Area

5 Reviews

About This Campground

The Saddle Lake Recreation Area was one of four that was associated with flood control lakes built along the Middle Fork of the Anderson River. Saddle Lake once had a fully developed recreation area but now has only a primitive campground, a boat ramp for the lake and a hiking trail. This scenic,…


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 20 ft.


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite


5 Reviews of Saddle Lake Recreation Area

Ratings Breakdown

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Sarah R.
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2021

Primitive Paradise

This is a centrally located primitive campground that my siblings and I use often for weekend expeditions. The long winding gravel road takes you away from the highway and deposits you in a serene location that is perfect no matter which season you visit. Each site offers ample space for multiple…

Rica Z.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2020

Nice weekend camp..

Pretty drive going in. The place seem to be well maintained, for $5 per night it sure is a good deal. Camps were a little bit close to one another. My husband and I hiked in the early in the morning. Watching sunrise over the lake sure was a serene experience I feel like everyone should give a try.…

Reviewed Sep. 27, 2020

Great Find

This camp site is small but nice. Most of the sites are within eye shot of another site, but a couple are more secluded. Nice fire pit, picnic table and lantern hook. Well maintained. It was a short drive or .5 will to the lake and trail around the lake.


Saddle Lake Recreation Area is located in Indiana


Take I-64 to IN 37 south (Exit 79), then south approximately 12-13 miles to the turn off on old Highway 37 to the Saddle Lake Recreation Area. Follow the signs to the campground and boat ramp. GPS Coordinates: Lat- 38o 3' 33.649"N, Long- 86o 39' 9.435"W


38.06025051 N
86.65695318 W

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