Description

Time to get your hiking on. The campground at Charleston State Park is smack dab in the middle of all the park action, especially when it comes to easy access to the park’s seven hiking trails. Trail #5 even leads straight out of the campground, with a scenic stop at Fourteenmile Creek. Camping with kiddos? Try to snag one of the sites in the first campground loop—there’s Continue reading...
Time to get your hiking on. The campground at Charleston State Park is smack dab in the middle of all the park action, especially when it comes to easy access to the park’s seven hiking trails. Trail #5 even leads straight out of the campground, with a scenic stop at Fourteenmile Creek. Camping with kiddos? Try to snag one of the sites in the first campground loop—there’s playground right in the middle!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
189
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
Electricity, sewage
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Picnic table available
Beach
Forest
River, stream or creek
Waterfall
Cave
Desert
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
Swimming hole
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Wildlife watching
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Surfing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
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Hipcamper Cynthia
Cynthia
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 9th, 2016

This is a nice campground with excellent hiking trails. One of the newer state parks, est 1990s. It's on the Ohio River. We had site 143. That site & the sites to the left are nice little areas tucked into the woods with lots of brush for privacy. Some of the sites are full hookup, which is a rarity in Indiana State Parks. Reserve early for those. As always, watch for pit toilets & dumpsters.
The trails are wonderful. There are 7 of them. Trail 7 to Rose Island is easy. Trail 1,3,4 & are rugged.
Boating is also popular, with a boat ramp on the Ohio.

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Hipcamper Thomas
Thomas
recommends this listing.
August 31st, 2017

Easy drive to down town Louisville. There was construction going on at the bridge, 9-1-2016 and highway which was causing much crowding, plan extra time if construction is in process.

Hipcamper Jasmine
recommends this listing.
May 3rd, 2018
Hipcamper Jim
recommends this listing.
March 5th, 2017
Park
Charlestown State Park
State
Indiana
Phone Number
(812) 256-5600
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
38.43° N, 85.628° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 179 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)