RV and Tent Camping In or Near Birdseye, Indiana

Birdseye is located about 109 miles southwest of downtown Indianapolis, and about 11 miles northeast of Ferdinand, Indiana. The population of Birdseye in 2024 is slightly over 400. This small town has a unique water tower that resembles a large, vertical propane tank at one end.

The rural setting surrounding Birdseye provides a tranquil and picturesque backdrop, ideal for outdoor activities, nature exploration, or simply enjoying the slower pace of country living.

The 8,800 acre Patoka Lake is just a mere 3 miles from Birdseye and the Patoka Lake Modern Campground is 6 miles from Birdseye. In addition, there are numerous private and seasonal campgrounds in the area providing spectacular camping and boating experiences.

CLICK HERE for the location of Birdseye
or CLICK the map image below.

Also, there is 1 additional campground within a 25-mile radius of Birdseye.
It is as follows:

Ferdinand State Forest** – 19 miles
Ferdinand, Indiana
**This state forest is for primitive camping only. There are no hook-ups for RVs.
As mentioned above, there are other campgrounds within a 25-mile radius of Birdseye. These
could be private campgrounds, seasonal campgrounds or both. They can be found by searching Google.



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Patoka Lake

CLICK THE MAP IMAGE above for the location of Patoka Lake, campground photos and Google reviews. Average Google review rating was 5.0 out of 5 as of 01/28/24.

RV Camping
x444 Electric Sites
30 and 50 Amp Service
xDump StationxxWater Fill Station

Tent Camping
xNumerous Primitive Sites
xBackcountry Camping

xBeach Bathhouse w/Restrooms & xxShowers
xBoat Launching Ramps
xCamp Store
xxFire Rings
xFish Cleaning Stations**xxGrills
xHiking TrailsxxMarinas
xMountain Bike Trails
xNature CenterxxPets Welcome
xPicnic Areasx
xPicnic Shelters*
xPicnic TablesxxPit Toilets
xRestrooms and Showers
xSecurity LightsxxSwimming Beach

xVault ToiletsxxWater Stations
NOTE: All rentals are available
at the marinas

xFishing Boats**xxFloating Cabins
xHouseboatsxxJet Skis
xJon BoatsxxKayaksxxLand Cabins
xMotorized BoatsxxPaddleboats
xPontoon Boats

Things To Do
xBeach SwimmingxxBoating

xChildren’s PlaygroundsxxFishing**

xMountain Biking
xNumerous Water Activities

Special Info
* – Picnic Shelters – Contact DNR
facility regarding the probability
of Rental Fees.

** – Fishing – Requires State License

Hoosier Hills Marina

Patoka Lake Marina

A large laundromat is available at the Patoka Lake Marina.

of Patoka Lake

of the Patoka Lake Campground.

All camping activities take place within the boundaries of the Newton-Stewart State Recreation Area under control of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

PLEASE NOTE: The listings above are accurate as of 01/16/24, 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 DNR website at Patoka Lake for all information, complete details and much more.

CLICK HERE to make reservations for the Patoka Lake Campground.

CLICK WEATHER IMAGE for Extended 7-day
Weather Forecast In Birdseye.

Nearby Attractions
Birdseye Dairy Barn
Happy Hour Sports
Bar & Grill
Kelley’s Restaurant & Bar
Pub ‘n Grub
Schwartz Family Restaurant
Nearby Attractions
Patoka Lake Winery
Rickenbaugh House
The Donald Ross
Golf Course
Yellow Birch Ravine

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