RV and Tent Camping In or Near Borden, Indiana

Borden is located about 94 miles south of downtown Indianapolis, Indiana and about 10 miles northwest of Sellersburg, Indiana. The population of Borden in 2024 is approximately 819 people. The area surrounding Borden is known for its rolling hills and forested areas, as well as the agricultural features with a variety of farms in some locales.

Borden is fortunate to have the Deam Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) just 6 miles to the east of the town’s boundaries. This SRA is a favorite for RV camping, tent campers, those that camp with horses and others that prefer to stay in cabins. Deam Lake offers so many different activities, such as canoeing, fishing, swimming, mountain biking, bridal trails and much more.

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Deam Lake State Recreation Area

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PLEASE NOTE: The listings below were accurate from an earlier time, but likely do not reflect all the amenities offered at this campground. Many campground facilities add or remove campsites and amenities over time. We strongly recommend you visit the DNR website at Deam Lake State Recreation Area for all information, complete details and much more.

RV Camping
x106 Electric Sites
x30 & 50 Amp Service
xDump Station
Tent Camping
Horsemen’s Campground
x68 Electric Sites w/Hitchposts
x36 Electric Sites w/Stalls

xHorse Stables
xAccess to 194 Acre Lake
xBeach Bathhouse w/Restrooms
xx& Showers

xBoat DockxxBoat Ramp
xDrinking WaterxxFire Rings

xFishing Pier**
xForest Education CenterxxGrills
xHiking Trailsx
xMountain Bike Trail

xPets WelcomexxPicnic Areas

xPicnic Shelters*xxPicnic Tables
xRestrooms and Showers

xSwimming Beach

xCabinsxxRow Boats
Things To Do
xBicyclingxxBoating w/Electric xxTrolling Motor Only
xBridle TrailsxxCanoeing
xChildren’s PlaygroundxxFishing**

xMountain BikingxxPicnicking

xRow BoatingxxSwimming
xVarious Water Activities

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

** – Fishing – Requires State License.

of the Deam Lake State
Recreation Area

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CLICK HERE to make reservations for the Deam Lake SRA.

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Nearby Eats & Other Fixins’
Borden’s Buckboard Diner
Chillers Ice Cream
Cracker Barrel
Old Country Store
Huber Joe Family
Farm Orchard Restaurant
Nearby Attractions
Champions Pointe Golf Club
Covered Bridge Golf Club
Hidden Creek Golf Club
Regal Cinemas
New Albany 16

Also, we list 7 additional campgrounds within a 25-mile radius of Borden. All mileage numbers shown below are approximate.
The campgrounds are as follows:

Buffalo Trace Park
– 15 miles
Palmyra, Indiana

Clark State Forest**
– 17 miles
Henryville, Indiana
**This state forest is for primitive camping only. There are no hook-ups for RVs.

Add-More RV Park
– 17 miles
Clarksville, Indiana

Louisville North Campground
– 20 miles
Clarksville, Indiana

Scottsburg/Raintree Lake KOA Holiday
– 21 miles
Scottsburg, Indiana

Charlestown State Park
– 22 miles
Charlestown, Indiana

Delaney Creek Park
– 24 miles
Scottsburg, Indiana

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