Best Camping near Marion, IN

Whether you're a tent camper, an RVer, or just passing through, Marion, IN has a lot to offer. Enjoy the scenic camping, fun activities, and sights and sounds of Marion. You're sure to find the perfect campground for your Marion camping trip.

Best Camping Sites Near Marion, IN (71)

    Camper-submitted photo from Mississinewa Lake - Miami Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Mississinewa Lake - Miami Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Mississinewa Lake - Miami Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Mississinewa Lake - Miami Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Mississinewa Lake - Miami Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Mississinewa Lake - Miami Recreation Area

    1.

    Mississinewa Lake - Miami Recreation Area

    18 Reviews
    18 Photos
    72 Saves
    Somerset, Indiana

    Welcome to Mississinewa Lake - Miami Recreation Area in Indiana! This place is a gem for anyone looking to unwind and enjoy the great outdoors. Open all year round, it offers a range of accommodations including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options.

    One of the standout features here is the full hookup sites, which many visitors appreciate for their convenience. The campground is big rig friendly, so no worries if you're rolling in with a larger setup. The sites are spacious and well-maintained, giving you plenty of room to spread out and relax.

    If you're into water activities, you're in luck. The lake is perfect for kayaking, fishing, and swimming. There's even a beach area that's great for a day of sun and sand. For those who prefer to stay on land, there are plenty of trails for hiking and biking. The reservoir overlook offers some stunning views, and it's a great spot to take a break and soak in the scenery.

    Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Just make sure to keep them on a leash and clean up after them. The campground also has a market where you can pick up essentials, and firewood is available for those cozy campfires.

    The bathhouses are generally well-kept, though some are newer and nicer than others. If you're planning to stay during a special event like the 4th of July celebration, make sure to book early as it can get pretty busy.

    Overall, Mississinewa Lake - Miami Recreation Area offers a relaxing and enjoyable camping experience with plenty of activities to keep you busy. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or an extended stay, you're sure to have a great time. Happy camping!

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

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    Mounds State Park Campground

    18 Reviews
    30 Photos
    59 Saves
    Anderson, Indiana

    Welcome to Mounds State Park Campground, nestled near Anderson, Indiana. This spot is a favorite among campers for its beautiful surroundings and well-maintained facilities. The campground is open year-round, making it a great destination no matter the season.

    One of the standout features here is the abundance of hiking trails. Visitors rave about the trails, which are perfect for both hiking and running. You’ll find yourself wandering through peaceful woodlands and along the river, especially on Trail 5. The trails are mostly stone-covered and well-marked, ensuring you won't get lost.

    The campground itself is known for being clean and shady, with plenty of amenities to make your stay comfortable. Electric hookups are available at all sites, and there are showers and toilets to keep you fresh. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. If you need to stock up on supplies, there’s a market on-site, and firewood is available for purchase.

    Families will find plenty to keep the kids entertained. There’s a swimming pool, a playground, and even a rocky beach along the river where kids can play. The visitor center offers activities like animal feeding times, which are always a hit with the little ones.

    For those who enjoy a bit of history, the actual mounds within the park are worth a visit. They add a unique touch to your camping experience. And if you’re into biking, the park’s layout makes it easy to explore on two wheels.

    Overall, Mounds State Park Campground offers a blend of natural beauty, convenient amenities, and family-friendly activities. Whether you’re here for a weekend getaway or a longer stay, you’re sure to have a memorable time.

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

    $16 - $20 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from White River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from White River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from White River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from White River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from White River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from White River Campground

    4.

    White River Campground

    21 Reviews
    34 Photos
    149 Saves
    Cicero, Indiana

    Located on the west bank of a picturesque stretch of the White River, the White River Campground offers the perfect spot to spend a getaway weekend in Hamilton County. Explore 26 acres of beautiful terrain by foot or by river, enjoy the wildlife and have fun with friends and family close to home. The campground has 106 modern and primitive campsites with quiet spots for fishing, boating and relaxation.

    Our 2021 camping season is from April 15th - October 31st.

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

    $16 - $37 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Kil-So-Quah - J. Edward Roush Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Kil-So-Quah - J. Edward Roush Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Kil-So-Quah - J. Edward Roush Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Kil-So-Quah - J. Edward Roush Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Kil-So-Quah - J. Edward Roush Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Kil-So-Quah - J. Edward Roush Lake

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    Kil-So-Quah - J. Edward Roush Lake

    9 Reviews
    20 Photos
    19 Saves
    Huntington, Indiana
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Ouabache State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ouabache State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ouabache State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ouabache State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ouabache State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ouabache State Park Campground

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    Ouabache State Park Campground

    12 Reviews
    30 Photos
    47 Saves
    Bluffton, Indiana

    Welcome to Ouabache State Park Campground, nestled near Bluffton, Indiana. This spot is a gem for those who love the great outdoors. The campground is open year-round, so whether you're into summer hikes or winter camping, you're covered.

    One of the standout features here is the extensive network of trails. You can hike or bike through some beautiful scenery, and there's even a paved bike trail that connects to the Wabash River trail, leading you right into Bluffton. If you're into wildlife, don't miss the bison exhibit—it's a hit with families and kids.

    The campsites vary in size and privacy, so it's worth checking out the specifics when you book. Some sites are more shaded than others, and a few can get a bit soggy after a rain. But overall, the sites are well-maintained, and the comfort stations are heated during the winter, making it a cozy spot for cold-weather camping.

    For those who like to stay connected, the campground offers electric hookups, and there's drinking water available—though you might want to bring a water filter just in case. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. And yes, you can enjoy a campfire here, which is always a plus.

    If you're looking for activities, there's plenty to do. The park has a small lake that's perfect for kayaking, and there's a 200-foot fire tower you can climb for a panoramic view. The ranger programs are also worth checking out, especially if you're visiting with kids.

    So pack your gear, bring your sense of adventure, and enjoy all that Ouabache State Park Campground has to offer.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge West
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge West
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge West
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge West
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge West
    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge West

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    Lost Bridge West

    4 Reviews
    10 Photos
    10 Saves
    Andrews, Indiana

    This recreation area is part of Salamonie Lake

    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    Camper-submitted photo from Kilsoquah Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Kilsoquah Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Kilsoquah Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Kilsoquah Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Kilsoquah Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Kilsoquah Camp

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    Kilsoquah Camp

    7 Reviews
    11 Photos
    54 Saves
    Huntington, Indiana

    This recreation area is part of J. Edward Roush Lake

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

    $12 - $15 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Summit Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Summit Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Summit Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Summit Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Summit Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Summit Lake State Park Campground

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    Summit Lake State Park Campground

    19 Reviews
    15 Photos
    121 Saves
    Mooreland, Indiana

    An expansive view and good fishing beckon you to Summit Lake State Park, near New Castle. More than 2,680 acres, including a large lake, await your visit. Facilities include 120 electric campsites, three boat ramps, a beach bathhouse and two large open shelters that can be reserved for family picnics and other events.

    Summit Lake has an excellent bird watching and wildlife observation area. The property has always been an important area for waterfowl because of the many low-lying wet meadows and prairies. Migratory species have included rare species like the black tern, bald eagle, sandhill crane, American bittern, least bittern, king rail and osprey.

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

    $23 - $31 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lost Bridge State Recreation Area

    10.

    Lost Bridge State Recreation Area

    3 Reviews
    1 Photo
    54 Saves
    Andrews, Indiana
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most popular campground near Marion, IN?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Marion, IN is Mississinewa Lake - Miami Recreation Area with a 4.2-star rating from 18 reviews.

What parks are near Marion, IN?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 9 parks near Marion, IN that allow camping, notably Indiana Dunes National Park and Clarence J. Brown Dam and Reservoir.