Best Camping near Oakland City, IN

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Best Camping Sites Near Oakland City, IN (74)

    Camper-submitted photo from Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph
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    1.

    Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph

    32 Reviews
    62 Photos
    104 Saves
    Santa Claus, Indiana

    Immerse yourself in the magic of America's Christmas Hometown with a stay at Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph, formerly known as Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort. Nestled in the breathtaking beauty of southern Indiana, our resort offers a range of unforgettable camping and lodging experiences that cater to families of all sizes.

    Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph, a two-time National RV Park of the Year, is nestled in the captivating town of Santa Claus. Discover spacious RV and tent sites, charming vacation rentals, and breathtaking scenery.

    Experience an extraordinary stay with incredible amenities and activities. Dive into Santa's SplashDown WaterPark, make a splash at Blitzen Bay pool, and enjoy miniature golf. Treat yourself at our snack bar, let your furry friends play in the dog park, and embrace outdoor adventures like fishing, paddle boating, and scenic trails. Explore Santa Claus' magical attractions, including Santa's Candy Castle and the Santa Claus Christmas Store, with Holiday World Theme Park nearby.

    Create cherished memories and embrace the joy and wonder of Santa Claus at Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph. Your adventure awaits!

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

    $45 - $101 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Scales Lake Park
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    Scales Lake Park

    17 Reviews
    66 Photos
    59 Saves
    Boonville, Indiana

    Scales Lake Park, nestled near Boonville, Indiana, is a fantastic spot for a memorable camping experience. This place has it all: beautiful trails, a pristine lake, and top-notch shower facilities. Whether you're in a tent, RV, or cabin, you'll find accommodations to suit your needs.

    One of the standout features here is the petting zoo, which is a hit with campers of all ages. It's a unique touch that adds a lot of fun to your stay. The park also boasts a large lake perfect for fishing and swimming, and there's even a water slide for those hot summer days. If you're into hiking, the trails offer a great way to explore the natural beauty of the area.

    For those who like to stay connected, the park offers electric and sewer hookups, and there's a sanitary dump station available. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Just remember, parking at the campsites is strictly regulated, but there's overflow parking available.

    While there's no on-site camp store, you're just a short drive away from local conveniences like a dollar store and the famous Tastee Freeze, where the ice cream is a must-try.

    Overall, Scales Lake Park is a gem for anyone looking to enjoy the great outdoors with a few extra comforts. Whether you're here for the petting zoo, the hiking trails, or just to relax by the lake, you're in for a treat.

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

    $17 - $140 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Lincoln Campground — Lincoln State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Lincoln Campground — Lincoln State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Lincoln Campground — Lincoln State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Lincoln Campground — Lincoln State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Lincoln Campground — Lincoln State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Lincoln Campground — Lincoln State Park

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    Lake Lincoln Campground — Lincoln State Park

    18 Reviews
    28 Photos
    101 Saves
    Lincoln City, Indiana

    Welcome to Lake Lincoln Campground at Lincoln State Park, nestled near Gentryville, Indiana. This spot is a gem for anyone looking to enjoy a mix of nature, history, and convenience. The campground is open all year and offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, and cabins.

    One of the standout features here is the access to water and electric hookups at most sites, making it a comfortable stay whether you're in an RV or a tent. The campground is big-rig friendly, so no worries if you're rolling in with a larger setup. Plus, there's a sanitary dump station and clean restrooms with showers, which visitors have praised for their cleanliness.

    For families, this place is a hit. There are several playgrounds for the kids, and the beach is just a short walk from any campsite. You can also rent paddle boats, canoes, and Jon boats to enjoy the lake. If you're into hiking, there are trails that lead to interesting spots like an old fire tower. And don't miss the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial nearby, which offers a peek into Abraham Lincoln's early years.

    If you're planning a visit to Holiday World, this campground is a fantastic base camp—it's only about 5 miles away. Many visitors have noted that it's a cheaper and quieter alternative to staying closer to the theme park.

    In the evenings, the lake is a serene spot to unwind, with stunning sunsets that make for a perfect end to the day. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or a longer stay, Lake Lincoln Campground offers a blend of relaxation and activities that keep folks coming back.

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

    34 Reviews
    99 Photos
    76 Saves
    New Harmony, Indiana

    Harmonie State Park Campground, nestled near New Harmony, Indiana, is a gem for those looking to escape into nature. Open year-round, this campground offers a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and even glamping accommodations. The sites are spacious, with some offering electric hookups, though water hookups are not available directly at the sites.

    One of the standout features here is the abundance of amenities. You’ll find clean and functional bathhouses with showers, though the push-button showers might take a minute to heat up. There are multiple playgrounds for the kids, picnic tables for family meals, and a nature center that hosts various events, especially during the summer. The campground also has a market where you can purchase essentials like ice and firewood.

    For those who enjoy outdoor activities, Harmonie State Park has plenty to offer. There are numerous walking and biking trails, and the park provides access to the Wabash River, perfect for a bit of fishing or a peaceful riverside stroll. The nearby town of New Harmony is worth a visit for its unique history, quaint shops, coffee spots, and dining options.

    Visitors have noted the friendly staff and the overall cleanliness of the campground. However, be prepared for the local wildlife; raccoons and other critters are known to make appearances, so keep your food secured. Also, the bugs can be relentless, so pack your insect repellent.

    Overall, Harmonie State Park Campground is a fantastic spot for a family getaway or a quiet retreat into nature. Whether you’re here for a weekend or an extended stay, you’ll find plenty to keep you entertained and relaxed.

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

    $30 / night

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    Patoka Lake Campground

    35 Reviews
    79 Photos
    162 Saves
    Birdseye, Indiana

    With 26,000 acres of land and water, Patoka Lake campground is a fine example of lake ecology. An 8,800-acre lake provides habitat for freshwater jellyfish and bald eagle nesting sites. River otters and osprey were reintroduced at Patoka by the DNR.

    Camping:

    -Electric / 455 sites

    -Primitive / 45 sites

    -Dumping Station

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $33 / night

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    Prides Creek Co Park

    5 Reviews
    20 Photos
    14 Saves
    Winslow, Indiana
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
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    Lynnville Park

    4 Reviews
    20 Photos
    28 Saves
    Lynnville, Indiana
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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    Miles Landing Campground

    5 Reviews
    4 Photos
    26 Saves
    Chandler, Indiana
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $2 - $40 / night

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    Glendale State Fish and Wildlife Area

    5 Reviews
    7 Photos
    15 Saves
    Loogootee, Indiana
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $16 - $23 / night

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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Oakland City, IN?

According to TheDyrt.com, Oakland City, IN offers a wide range of camping options, with 74 campgrounds and RV parks near Oakland City, IN and 2 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Oakland City, IN?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Oakland City, IN is Sun Outdoors Lake Rudolph with a 4-star rating from 32 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Oakland City, IN?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 2 free dispersed camping spots near Oakland City, IN.

What parks are near Oakland City, IN?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 9 parks near Oakland City, IN that allow camping, notably Hoosier National Forest and Rend Lake.