Top Equestrian Camping near Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Are you planning a trip to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore with your horse? We've got you covered. Whether you own a horse or are joining a tour group, equestrian camping is an adventurous and unique way to experience the city. These scenic and easy-to-reach Indiana campsites are perfect for your horse camping excursion.

Best Equestrian Camping Sites Near Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, IN (2)

    Camper-submitted photo from Potato Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Potato Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Potato Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Potato Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Potato Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Potato Creek State Park Campground

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    Potato Creek State Park Campground

    47 Reviews
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    140 Saves
    North Liberty, Indiana

    Potato Creek State Park Campground is a gem for anyone looking to explore the South Bend/Elkhart area or just enjoy some quality time in nature. This place has it all—spacious sites, miles of hiking and biking trails, and even a lake for fishing and kayaking. The campground is open year-round, so you can enjoy it in any season.

    One of the standout features here is the excellent fresh water fill and dump stations. Seriously, some folks have said they’re the best they've seen anywhere. The sites are well-spaced, offering a good mix of privacy and community. Whether you’re in a tent, RV, or looking for a cabin, you’ll find a spot that suits your needs.

    Families will love the playgrounds and the well-maintained paths that make it easy for kids to ride bikes around the loops. There’s also a small beach area with a roped-off swimming section, perfect for a summer dip. The bathhouses are a bit dated but clean, with individual stall showers that get the job done.

    If you’re into biking, the paved trails are a big hit. And for those who like a bit of convenience, there’s a little store on-site that stocks a bit of everything and stays open until 9 PM, even on Sundays. Firewood is available, and while it might be cheaper outside the park, buying it here supports the park directly.

    The nature center is another highlight, offering educational programs and activities that are great for kids and adults alike. With all these amenities and activities, it’s no wonder people keep coming back. So pack your gear and head over to Potato Creek State Park Campground—you won’t be disappointed.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Tippecanoe River State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tippecanoe River State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tippecanoe River State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tippecanoe River State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tippecanoe River State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tippecanoe River State Park Campground

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    Tippecanoe River State Park Campground

    28 Reviews
    71 Photos
    97 Saves
    Winamac, Indiana

    Tippecanoe River State Park Campground is a gem for those looking to escape into nature without straying too far from civilization. Nestled near Winamac, Indiana, this campground offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of amenities to keep you comfortable. The cabins are a popular choice, especially cabins 4 and 5, which are slightly separated and provide a bit more privacy. These cabins come equipped with electricity, making it easy to charge your devices.

    The campground is open year-round and features electric hookups, showers, and clean bathrooms. If you're bringing a big rig, no worries—this place is big-rig friendly. Pets are welcome too, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    One of the highlights here is the access to the Tippecanoe River. Renting a canoe for a paddle or float trip is a must-do activity. The river trips are a hit among visitors, offering a serene way to enjoy the natural beauty of the area. Fishing is also an option, though some have found it hit or miss.

    For those who enjoy hiking, there are several trails accessible directly from the campground. Trails 1, 3, 4, and 5 offer a variety of experiences, from leisurely walks to more challenging hikes. The park is also a bird-watcher's paradise, with plenty of opportunities to spot local wildlife.

    Families will appreciate the playgrounds, which are conveniently located near several campsites. If you're camping with kids, sites 2, 3, 4, 6, and 7 offer direct access to the playground, making it easy to keep an eye on the little ones.

    Overall, Tippecanoe River State Park Campground is a fantastic spot for a relaxing getaway. Whether you're into hiking, canoeing, or just lounging by the fire, this campground has something for everyone. Just remember to pack some bug spray—the mosquitoes can be relentless, especially in the summer months.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most popular equestrian campsite near Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular equestrian campground near Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is Potato Creek State Park Campground with a 4.4-star rating from 47 reviews.