Hipcamp host Jessica H.
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Indiana's best keep secret - The Love Shack - nestled down a long lane in between 2 fields in rural Economy Indiana. Plenty of space for tents/rvs. This place was built by my late grandfather, Tom Bond. He loved to fish, and tinker and this was a place for his grandkids to stay out of trouble. No water or electric are available. All proceeds go straight back into the propert

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Indiana's best keep secret - The Love Shack - nestled down a long lane in between 2 fields in rural Economy Indiana. Plenty of space for tents/rvs. This place was built by my late grandfather, Tom Bond. He loved to fish, and tinker and this was a place for his grandkids to stay out of trouble. No water or electric are available. All proceeds go straight back into the property to make improvements. Follow us on social media.

Primitive - tent or RV camping only.

Shack is only used for storage - there are covered areas you can take shelter under in case of poor weather.

Bathroom consists of "outhouse." TP provided.

No water or electricity- bring your own water.

Fish CATCH & RELEASE only!!!! One picnic table is included and numerous plastic chairs to sit in.One campfire ring (please do not put trash in rings) No firewood is provided - we do have limited supply for sale $5 per bundle. Do not cut any of my trees down or go foraging - backside of pond is a wetland and private & protected property. Several docks around the pond to fish from - use at your own risk.

There are no dedicated "walking trails," but you can walk around the backside of the one pond (we keep it mowed) and wander down the long lane.No official "cooking area" - bring a grill, cooking stove or cook over the fire. Please do not cook under any roof!

Please pack all your trash out. We don't have trash pick up here. All dog/animals feces can be flung in the field! Farmers will appreciate the fertilizer!

Lots of big catfish & bluegill - see our F B page for videos of the fish being fed! If you're done fishing for the night or don't fish, feel free to give them a scoop of food (one only please, food is expensive)! It's fun to watch them! All food is stored in containers in shack (just be sure to put the scoop back!) They prefer to eat in the morning or early evening.

You understand that swimming, camping, hiking and fishing is at your own risk and that special risks may be involved with swimming, camping, hiking and fishing. You accept full responsibility for any bodily injury arising from swimming, camping, hiking and fishing and hold owner harmless. You understand there are potential dangers that from swimming, camping, hiking and fishing may present to children who are not carefully supervised, as well as the danger to any person swimming, camping, hiking or fishing if a person has health risks, or if a person swims, camps, hikes or fishes while intoxicated or using any kind of drugs or medication, or while pregnant. You agree to be fully and solely responsible for any accidents you may incur. You understand the risks discussed above and agree that you will assume all responsibility for yourself and for the consequences of those in your party. You agree to waive any claim whatsoever against owner for accidents or claims arising from swimming, camping, hiking or fishing. All HipCamp Guests in my party acknowledge and agree that they have read and understand this waiver and they acknowledge that confirming below constitutes a binding and enforceable contract between HipCamp Guests and HipCamp Host.

Surveillance is now in place to aid in the prosecution situations. We have had trouble with several campers this year and no recourse. This is only in place for when people don’t follow the rules (ie: trash, parties, keeping fish etc)
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
No potable water
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Pull-in site
Max length 45ft
Accommodates slideouts
Have a question? Send Jessica a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at The Love Shack Primitive Gem in Indiana.

Lake

1/2 acre farm pond stocked full of fat, happy fish! All fish are CATCH & RELEASE.

Farm

Soybean/corn field surround the area

Forest
Field
Driveway

The vibe at The Love Shack Primitive Gem

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Hipcamper Erin
Erin Q.
recommends this listing.
April 3rd, 2018

This is a great spot for a quick weekend escape from the city. The shack itself is super cute and the surrounding farmland is so peaceful and serene. We loved hearing the sounds of nature, the stars at night, and letting our two dogs freely explore the pond and surround areas. We will absolutely be back - next time when it’s warmer!

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Hipcamper KyAnn
Ky Ann M.
recommends this listing.
May 29th, 2018

We loved staying at this location! It was definitely a unique and rustic vibe and we totally LOVED that. We enjoyed spending time looking at all of the decor and vintage items that the hosts have collected-you can tell that they have put a lot of time into making this place perfect! We really loved how private it was and how it felt like we had the area all to ourselves for miles and miles, just by how it was set up. We also enjoyed walking around the pond and seeing all the property had to offer. We didn't end up fishing, but that was definitely a nice activity to offer that we would love to use in the future if we stay again! :)

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Hipcamper Alysa
Alysa M.
recommends this listing.
October 15th, 2018

So beautiful and pretty private. Perfect for a weekend getaway!! I defiantly plan on going back next summer! :)

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Hipcamper Kim

Absolutely gorgeous

Kim M.
recommends this listing.
July 10th, 2019

This was an absolutely amazing camp ground. The shack is adorable and we loved the fact that our dogs had space to roam.
The trees that night where lit up with lightning bugs and that made it infinitely more beautiful.
Wish we could have stayed longer.

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Hipcamper Lorra
Lorra P.
recommends this listing.
May 14th, 2020

Great little rustic gem! Will be back for sure!

Hipcamper Lorra
Lorra P.
recommends this listing.
May 16th, 2020

Wonderful little gem! We'll be back!

Hipcamper Donna

Great place with all the amenities!

Donna C.
recommends this listing.
May 29th, 2020

The Love shack was a perfect little getaway. Super easy to get to and had great accommodations. It was great to have the extra tools and tables provided at the camp. The fishing was also great. We caught maybe a dozen catfish and Bluegill. This would be a great place to take your dogs or just a nice little weekend getaway.

Hipcamper Connie
Connie C.
recommends this listing.
June 2nd, 2020

The Love Shack was great. I loved the birds and the frogs- pitched my tent right at pond's edge. I had great weather with star gazing at night. Private camping at its best!

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Hipcamper Jason

That's where it's at

Jason L.
recommends this listing.
June 21st, 2020

The Love Shack is safely nestled into Indiana farmland about 15-20 minutes from I-70. The site is an inviting, quaint spot next to a small, very active pond. The decor is fun and facilitates relaxation. Chairs, fishing nets, cooking utensils, and even a bottle opener among other useful tools are conveniently kept on-site for use. My favorite part was probably the electric show the lightning bugs put on for us in the trees.

The only con is that the options for hammocks are very thin. The most conceivable spots are non-starters due to bugs when the temperature is up.

I can't wait to get back to that funky old shack way back in the middle of a field..

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Property
The Love Shack Primitive Gem
State
Indiana
Country
United States
$38/night
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