RV and Tent Camping In or Near Corydon, Indiana

Corydon is located about 111 miles south of downtown Indianapolis, and about 12 miles east of Leavenworth. The population of Corydon in 2024 is 3,162 people. The entire town is quite scenic and is a popular tourist destination known for it’s colorful fall foliage, historical structures, and a multitude of festivals and events. Several buildings and structures are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Tucked away in the serene landscapes of Southern Indiana, Corydon beckons RV and tent campers alike to explore the unspoiled beauty and outdoor adventures awaiting in O’Bannon Woods State Park and the expansive Harrison-Crawford State Forest. Whether you’re drawn by the call of the wild or the comfort of your RV, these camping havens offer an idyllic backdrop for your next escape. O’Bannon Woods State Park, a gem within the larger Harrison-Crawford State Forest, provides a perfect blend of natural wonder and recreational activities.

Campers can immerse themselves in the serenity of dense, ancient forests and rolling hills, explore miles of scenic hiking trails, or paddle peacefully along the Blue River. The park’s modern amenities ensure a comfortable stay, while the untouched landscapes promise adventure around every bend. Beyond its natural allure, the area boasts rich historical sites and a vibrant community spirit, inviting campers to delve into the local heritage. From the quiet whisper of the forest at dawn to the crackle of the campfire under starlit skies, camping near Corydon, Indiana, offers an unforgettable experience that connects nature, history, and heart.

A notable person with ties to Corydon includes James Best, better known as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on “The Dukes of Hazzard.”

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Also, there are 3 additional campgrounds within a 25-mile radius of Corydon.
They are as follows:

Horseshoe Bend RV Campground – 10 miles
Leavenworth, Indiana

Buffalo Trace Park – 25 miles
Palmyra, Indiana

South Harrison Park – 25 miles
Laconia, Indiana

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O’Bannon Woods State Park

CLICK THE MAP IMAGE above for the location of the O’Bannon Woods State Park,
campground photos and Google reviews. Average Google review rating
was 4.6 out of 5 as of 02/12/24.

RV Camping
x203 Electric Sites
x30 & 50 Amp Service
xCampground Hosts
xxDump Station
Tent Camping
Group Camping
2 Dormitories
x(Sleeping Up to 50 People Each)

xKitchen and Dining Hall
xMeeting Hall

xPicnic Shelter
xRestrooms and Showers

Horsemen’s Campground
x33 Electric Sites
x45 Non-Electric Sites
xCampground Hosts
xDay-use Parking
xHorse Wash Stations
xManure BinsxxPit Toilets
xRestrooms and Showers
xWater Hydrants

xAmphitheaterxxBiking Trails
xBoat Launching Ramp
xFire/Lookout TowerxxFire Rings
xFishing Pier**xxGrills
xHiking TrailsxxHorseshoe Pits
xNature CenterxxNature Preserves
xOpen Field Areas
xOvernight Shelters for Hikers

xPets WelcomexxPicnic Areas
xPicnic Shelters*xxPicnic Tables
xSwimming Pool/Aquatic Center

Things To Do
xChildren’s PlaygroundxxFishing**

xHikingxxHorseback Riding
xMountain BikingxxPicnicking

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

** – Fishing – Requires State License.
of the O’Bannon Woods State Park.
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O’Bannon Woods State Park is a unique park, located within the confines of the Harrison-Crawford State Forest. A portion of the state park borders the Ohio River.

There are combination hiking/bike trails, hiking trails, and the 25.5 mile Adventure Hiking Trail for the earnest backpacking hikers. These trails are within the state park and the Harrison-Crawford State Forest. Overnight tent camping accommodations are available along the Adventure Hiking Trail.

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 the O’Bannon Woods State Park for all information, complete details, reservations and much more.

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Harrison-Crawford State Forest

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and Google
reviews. Average Google
rating was 4.6 out of 5 as of 02/12/24.

Overnight backpack camping along the Adventure Trail (located in both this state forest and the O’Bannon Woods State Park) offers a unique opportunity for adventurers to immerse themselves in nature. This specific trail is the only one within its area where camping is permitted, ensuring a secluded and authentic outdoor experience.

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Nearby Eats & Other Fixins’
Country Style Restaurant
Cracker Barrel
Old Country Store
Dock Seafood
The Overlook Restaurant
Nearby Attractions
Battle of Corydon Park
Butt Drugs, Inc.
Corydon Capitol
State Historic Site
Corydon Cinemas
Indiana Caverns

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