Charlestown Campground

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About Charlestown Campground

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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 Read more...
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!
Fires are allowed
Potable water is available
Pets are not allowed
  • Listing type: Public
  • No. of sites: 189
  • Phone: (812) 256-5600
  • Accessible by: Drive
  • Accommodation: Tent Only, Tent, Vehicles & RVs

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Hipcamper Cynthia

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

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.

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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