RV and Tent Camping In Heltonville, Indiana

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Heltonville fire station down the road on the right.
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Heltonville is an unincorporated community, located about 58 miles southwest of downtown Indianapolis, and about 18 miles southeast of Bloomington.

Former IU and NBA standout player, Damon Bailey was born in Heltonville. More information about this community can be found at Wikipedia by CLICKING HERE.

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Camping Links In Heltonville

Hardin Ridge Recreation Area


CLICK THE MAP IMAGE above for the location of the Hardin Ridge Recreation Area, campground photos and Google reviews. Average Google review rating was 4.6 out of 5 as of 07/03/20.

RV Camping
72 Electric Sites  14 Electric and Water Sites  30 & 50 Amp Service
71 Non-Electric Sites
Dump Station  Campground Hosts
Tent Camping
Yes  36 Primitive Sites  Tent Pads
Amphitheater  Beach Bathhouse  Boat Launch Ramp  Fire Rings
Grills  Hiking Trails
  Open Play Fields  Pets Welcome
Picnic Areas  Picnic Shelters*
  Picnic Tables  Pit Toilets
Restrooms and Showers  Swimming Beach
  Mountain Bike Trail
Things To Do
Beach Swimming  Bicycling  Boating  Canoeing
Children’s Playgrounds  Fishing**  Hiking 
Mountain Biking  Picnicking
  Various Water Activities
Special Info
* – Some picnic shelters can be reserved, and others are on a first come basis. Call 1-877-444-6777 for more information or CLICK HERE to make online reservations.
** – Fishing – Requires State License.
of the Hardin Ridge Recreation Area.
WATCH VIDEO of the Hardin Ridge Recreation Area.

PLEASE NOTE: The listings above are accurate as of 08/17/19, but do not reflect all the amenities offered at this campground. Also, many campground facilities add or remove campsites and amenities over time. We strongly recommend you visit the USDA website at the Hardin Ridge Recreation Area  for all information, complete details and much more.

The Hardin Ridge Recreation Area is located within a section of the Hoosier National Forest. Much of the area is located on or near the shores of Monroe Reservoir, and is managed by the CFAIA, better known as the Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association. 

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Other campgrounds within 59 miles of…..
Hardin Ridge Recreation Area

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Double ** indicates special information about RV camping or days of campground operation. In most cases, but not all, RV camping is prohibited. It is highly recommended to click on the campground website link.

Charles C. Deam Wilderness8 miles **
Monroe Lake 10 miles
Jellystone Park at Lake Monroe 11 miles
Yellowwood State Forest25 miles **
Brown County State Park 32 miles
Brown County/Nashville KOA33 miles
Westward Ho! Camp Ground35 miles
Valley Branch Retreat38 miles
Spring Mill State Park 32 miles
McCormick’s Creek State Park 33 miles
Owen-Putnam State Forest 40 miles **

Hickory Hills Campground 47 miles
Morgan-Monroe State Forest34 miles **
Starve Hollow SRA 34 miles
Jackson-Washington State Forest35 miles **
Bean Blossom
Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground36 miles
Martin State Forest 37 miles **
Delaney Creek Park43 miles
Jellystone Park – Raintree Lake51 miles
Hardy Lake59 miles
West Boggs Park46 miles
Cagles Mill Lake (Lieber SRA)
57 miles
Sunset Park 56 miles


Nearby Eats & Other Fixin’s
The Cabin Restaurant & Lounge
Grecco’s Pizza Judah
Salt Creek Brewery
Scenic View Restaurant
Nearby Attractions
AMC CLASSIC Bloomington 11
Cedar Bluffs Nature Preserve
Starlite Drive-In Theatre
The Cedars Preserve

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