The best camping near Brown County State Park

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Camp Carrasquillo

17 sites · Tents3 acres · Nineveh, IN
Beautiful camping grounds looking at the hills surrounded by lots trees. the property has tents sites and a primitive cabin and . It sits on the second highest point in Indiana. Situated in the middle of three forests minutes away from Brown county State Park, yellowwood Forest, Monroe Forest minutes away from historic artisan colony, Nashville, Indiana. There are hiking trails, a creek to pan for golden outdoor kitchen/bar and shooting range located on a private road minutes away from general store
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Nayture's Hilltop Farm

6 sites · RVs, Tents36 acres · Columbus, IN
Beautiful wooded 36 acre property in Brown County; 2 large fishing ponds, each with a dock; paddle boat available for use; 1+ mile hiking trail around property; 9-hole Frisbee Golf Course; water spicket available; outhouse available. 9 miles to Brown County State Park North Gate; 4.8 miles to historic Story Inn; 12 miles to downtown Nashville.
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Cedar Trail

2 sites · RVs, Tents4 acres · Columbus, IN
Welcome to our charming rural RV campsite! Grocery store & dining are 10 minutes away from the site. Gas station & interstate are 6 minutes from the site. Hiking is 8 minutes from the site. We offer two back-in spaces available—one to the west and one to the east of a new barn, ready for you to back in. With 50 and 30 amp hookups and serene surroundings, it's the perfect place to unwind and enjoy nature's beauty.
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Laurita's Casa Vieja

8 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Bloomington, IN
The farm is located 15 minutes west of Indiana Universities Memorial Stadium. The property is nice and private. The farm adjoins the 75 acre Stranger Hills Organic farm, the oldest organic farm in Indiana. Our 1899 Farmhouse is the only residence on the entire farm. There is a 3000 acre farm to our south. The area is quiet and very private. The campsites are in a grassy walnut grove by a small creek that runs along the eastern border of the property. We have a white deer creek cabin tent on a platform there and 3 or 4 nice level campsites to the north. There is a shaded RV site at the top of a small hill with 30 amp service. We can accomadate a large RV on packed gravel with 50 amp serice. the farm is located 15 minutes east of McCormicks Creek State Park. There is a porti -potty and a bag shower in a small building adjacent to the campsites. There is a YMCA about five minutes East of the property.
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Kerr creek

1 site · RV5 acres · Bloomington, IN
Learn more about this land:Level field next to Kerr creek for camping next to your car. Multiple wooded sites on hills next to State Forrest if you willing to hike. Close to Yellowwood and Brown County State Forrests.
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Dirt Weapon Ranch

10 sites · RVs, Tents90 acres · Gosport, IN
Come and enjoy our private 90-acre retreat, perfect for any outdoor enthusiast. Nestled in an arch of the White River, this secluded sanctuary boasts two private lakes, offering opportunities for swimming, hiking, fishing, and relaxation. Conveniently located within a short driving distance to Indy, Bloomington, and Southern Indiana, you'll find yourself immersed in nature while still having access to nearby urban amenities. We offer five powered campsites and numerous options for primitive camping lakeside or riverside. Please note that there are no direct water hookups, so be sure to bring your own water for your stay.
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The Vintage Farm

17 sites · RVs, Tents2 acres · New Whiteland, IN
I have two acres in the country while only about 10 minutes from a nice sized city with plenty of restaurants, movie theatres and shopping. I'm only 5 minutes from an arcade with go-karting and putt-putt golf. My red barn was built in the 1800s and really adds to the charm of the property. I have a fully fenced yard, if you have pets I would be happy to share with them so they would have space to run while you're here.
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Convenient Camping Near State Parks

6 sites · RVs, Tents3 acres · Bloomington, IN
Welcome to our spacious yard, offering several spots suitable for tents or an RV. While this is primitive camping, there is access to water from the house spigot. Although the site itself is not a hiking destination, we are conveniently located between Morgan Monroe State Forest, Yellowwood State Forest, and Brown County State Park. Each of these parks is just a short drive away, and Lake Lemon is less than a 5-minute drive from our location. Moreover, we are directly in the path of totality for the upcoming 2024 eclipse, providing an excellent opportunity for celestial viewing. Guests are welcome to stay at the property for the duration of their visit or utilize it as a base camp and explore other nearby attractions. We provide a fire ring, and firewood is provided for your convenience.
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Lake Lemon Camping

5 sites · RVs, Tents17 acres · Nashville, IN
Cleared area in 17 acres of woods.just up the road from Lake Lemon outside Bloomington and Nashville Indiana both 11 miles away. There is a composting toilet in our shelter house with seating and eating area. Bring your own drinking water. Public beach is less than 2 mile drive. Best fishing area. Is 1 mile. This is a quiet sanctuary, previously a children’s day camp behind our house. There is a 2 night minimum and only 4 people per sight. Our sights are small and limited since our land is very hilly and only has a composting toilet.
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Havendell Farm and Wayside

10 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Pittsboro, IN
Since 2003 the land has been home to people, horses, dogs, chickens and barn kitties, a hay field and fruit, vegetable, and flower gardens. Enjoy the country atmosphere in driving proximity to Indianapolis amenities. A great place for a unique getaway. A couple days per week from mid-March to Mid-December, the almost 20 acre property hosts a not for profit children’s physical therapy program called, “TheraTails and Learning Trails”. This program has been taking place at the farm since 2006 serving children with various physical therapy needs. The farm has a short nature trail with a wood chipped path. Visitors may go on foot or use their own bicycles or golf cart to ride the perimeter of the property or the mowed paths. Our location is convenient to county roads for foot or bicycle touring. Located just 20-30 minutes from the Indianapolis International Airport, downtown Indianapolis, the Indianapolis 500, drag racing, state parks, horseback riding, and numerous small town fairs, The Covered Bridge Festival, and farmers markets. Easy access to I-74, fuel, eating establishments, groceries, gyms, a water park and the McCloud Nature Center. Come stay at Daves Country Gem, and get a taste of rural living.
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Consideration Farm Campgrounds

2 sites · Tents5 acres · Bloomington, IN
Consideration - "careful thought, typically over a period of time." Here at Consideration Farm, we're building a meal system from the seed to the meal on the plate--we are taking the process apart and putting it back together again. We are discovering new ideas for working together to feed one another. Powered by love and courage, we are trying to find the wisdom to to take us to a better version of Earth. Join us as we find a way to a better food future. As you stay with us, wake up each morning to the melodic crowing of roosters, signaling the beginning of a day filled with exploration, learning, and the natural wonders of the farm. Join us at Consideration Farm for an agricultural adventure like no other!
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Happy Campers Campground

7 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents12 acres · Brazil, IN
We look forward to hosting you at Happy Campers Campground! We have 5 full hook up RV sites 50 and 30 amp, free wifi, fishing, swimming and an 1.5 acre pond. Our property also has fire rings and picnic tables available for our campers. We have a dry cabin also available. We have trash bens available. Seasonal shower house and porta potty. Please specify RV or tent site when you are booking! We also have bathrooms and a new shower house now! Open now.
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The best camping near Brown County State Park guide

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Indiana's largest state park is also one of the prettiest. Rolling hills remind visitors of the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina. Hence, the nickname "Little Smokies." Prepare for hiking trails, horseback rides, and gorgeous mountain scenery.

Pick your path among 18 miles of hiking trails. Saddle up at the horse barn for a guided tour. BYOH (bring your own horse) to trot along 70 miles of equestrian trails.

Bike along 35 miles of award-winning mountain biking trails. Visit at any time of year, especially during fall time when the foliage colors peak.

Delve into the history of southern Indiana thanks to the historic covered bridge. This red landmark welcomes you at the north entrance of the park. Stop by Abe Martin Lodge, built in 1932, to sample great food at the restaurant. Bring a fishing pole if you want to catch your supper.

Camping options include 401 electrical sites and 28 semi-wooded rustic campsites. Equestrian sites let you and your steed relax.

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Embrace the tranquility that awaits at Lake Monroe Park in Florida. This haven for campers boasts a serene lake, perfect for quiet moments of reflection, lush greenery for peaceful strolls, and an abundance of local wildlife that nature enthusiasts will love.

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