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Summer is the perfect time of year to go camping and Indiana is home to countless state and national parks that provide great campgrounds and settings for wildlife adventures.
Here’s a list of 5 great campgrounds in Indiana
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Located in the heart of the Indiana Dunes is a beautiful campground that harkens back to the pioneer days on Indiana.
Potato Creek State Park
Located in north central Indiana about 12 miles southwest of South Bend. The park features a wide array of activities and facilities for year-round enjoyment.
Chain O’ Lakes
This is lake country and a small boater’s paradise. Eight connecting lakes will be the center of your adventures at Chain O’Lakes State Park in Noble County.
Mounds State Park
Mounds State Park, located off I-69 east of Anderson, features 10 unique “earthworks” built by a group of prehistoric Indians known as the Adena-Hopewell people.
Lincoln State Park
Visit Lincoln State Park and discover Indiana’s past throughout 10 miles of hiking trails, rolling forested hills and two scenic lakes.
What to take Camping in Indiana
Here’s a quick breakdown of what you should take camping with you when going camping in some of Indiana’s state parks.
- Tarp for under the tent
- Sleeping Bag
- Sleeping Mat
- Cooking materials
- Cool for food
- Bug Repellant
- Trail mix
- Book/Something to read
- Toilet Paper
- Bottled Water
- Basic First Aid Kit
Have you gone camping in Indiana? Where’s your favorite place to camp? We’ll announce a way you can enjoy Indiana’s great State Parks today!