RV and Tent Camping In or Near Charlestown, Indiana


Nestled in the southeastern heart of Indiana, Charlestown is a vibrant community that boasts a rich tapestry of natural beauty, recreational activities, and a close-knit population of 8,920 residents as of 2024. Situated just 99 miles south of Indianapolis and a mere 3 miles east of Sellersburg, Charlestown presents a harmonious blend of rural charm and accessible conveniences.

The town’s eastern frontier graciously unfolds along 2 miles of the scenic Ohio River, offering breathtaking vistas and a gateway to aquatic adventures. Charlestown is not just a hub for agriculture; it is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The surrounding countryside is a playground for a wide array of activities including camping, fishing, hiking, and park exploration. Among its crown jewels is the Charlestown Family Activities Park, a beloved destination that enthralls families with its diverse offerings. Although it bids adieu in late summer, the park reawakens for the holiday season, transforming into a festive wonderland with activities that delight all ages.

For those drawn to the allure of the great outdoors, Charlestown State Park is an emblem of natural splendor. Known for its picturesque trails that meander near the Ohio River, the park is a sanctuary for hikers, bird watchers, and nature lovers. It also caters to camping aficionados, providing top-notch facilities for both tent and RV camping within the serene embrace of Charlestown. This accessibility makes it an ideal spot for adventurers seeking to immerse themselves in the tranquility of Indiana’s landscapes.


CLICK HERE for the location of Charlestown
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Also, there are 6 additional campgrounds within a 25-mile radius of Charlestown.
They are as follows:

Clark State Forest** – 9 miles
Henryville, Indiana
**This state forest is for primitive camping only. There are no hook-ups for RVs.

Add-More RV Park – 12 miles
Clarksville, Indiana

Louisville North Campground – 15 miles
Clarksville, Indiana

Deam Lake State Recreation Area
– 15 miles

Borden, Indiana

Scottsburg / Raintree Lake KOA Holiday
– 23 miles

Scottsburg, Indiana

Hardy Lake – 25 miles
Scottsburg, Indiana

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Charlestown State Park



CLICK THE MAP IMAGE above for the location of Charlestown State Park, campground photos and Google reviews. Average Google review rating was
4.7 out of 5 as of 02/03/24.

RV Camping
x58 Full Hookup Sites
x
129 Electric Sites
x30 and 50 Amp Service
xDump StationxxWater Fill Station

Tent Camping
xYes
Other
xBoat DockxxBoat Ramp
xDrinking
FountainsxxFire Rings
xGrillsx
xHiking Trails

xPets WelcomexxPicnic Areas

xPicnic Shelters*
xPicnic TablesxxPit Toilets
xRestrooms and Showers

Things To Do
xBicyclingxxBoatingxxCanoeing
xChildren’s Playground
xFishing**xxHiking
xKayakingxxPicnicking

xVarious Water Activities

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

of the Charlestown State Park.
WATCH VIDEO of the Charlestown State Park.

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 DNR website at Charlestown State Park for all information, complete details and much more.

CLICK HERE to make reservations for Charlestown State Park.

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Nearby Eats & Other Fixins’
Charlestown Pizza Company
Copper Kettle
The Fireside Bar & Grill
Nearby Attractions
Charlestown Family
Activities Park
Champions Pointe Golf Club
Covered Bridge Golf Club
Hidden Creek Golf Club

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