RV and Tent Camping In or Near Crawfordsville, Indiana

Crawfordsville is located about 45 miles northwest of downtown Indianapolis, Indiana and about 30 miles south of Lafayette, Indiana. It is a small, mid-Western city with a population of 16,663 people in 2024 .

Crawfordsville is home to at least 12 sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places. One of them is the General Lew Wallace Study & Museum. General Wallace wrote the famous novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Actor Charlton Heston portrayed Judah Ben-Hur in the 1959 Hollywood movie Ben-Hur, based on Wallace’s novel.

Discover the allure of camping with a visit to Crawfordsville, a destination that promises adventure and serenity in equal measure. Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of the Midwest, Crawfordsville serves as the perfect base for both RV and tent campers.

Experience the comforts and conveniences at Crawfordsville KOA Journey, where every amenity is designed to enhance your stay, from full hookups and Wi-Fi to a range of recreational facilities that promise fun for the whole family.

Just a stone’s throw away, immerse yourself in the natural charm of Sugar Creek Campground & Canoe Rentals. Here, the call of the wild is answered with pristine camping sites and the unforgettable experience of canoeing down the tranquil waters of Sugar Creek. Whether you seek the rustic beauty of tent camping or the luxury of an RV, Crawfordsville offers a gateway to the great outdoors, making it an ideal spot for your next camping adventure.

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Also, there are 10 additional campgrounds within a 25-mile radius of Crawfordsville. All mileage numbers shown below are approximate.
The campgrounds are as follows:

Lake Waveland Park
– 10 miles

Waveland, Indiana

Charlarose Lake & Campground
– 14 miles

Hillsboro, Indiana

Shades State Park
– 17 miles

Waveland, Indiana

Clements Canoes Outdoor Center**
– 17 miles

Waveland, Indiana
**The Canyon Campground at Clements is strictly for tent camping only. No pop-ups or RVs of any kind are allowed. No pets are allowed.

Old Mill Run Park
– 18 miles

Thorntown, Indiana

Turkey Run State Park
– 24 miles

Marshall, Indiana

Sugar Valley Canoe Trips
– 25 miles

Marshall, Indiana

Turkey Run Canoe & Camping
– 25 miles

Bloomingdale, Indiana

AOK Campground
– 25 miles
Lafayette, Indiana

Big Fish-N-Campground
– 25 miles
Lafayette, Indiana

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Crawfordsville KOA Journey

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campground photos and Google reviews. Average Google review
4.2 out of 5 as of 02/13/24.


Sugar Creek Campground & Canoe Rentals

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Nearby Eats & Other Fixins’
Arni’s Crawfordsville
Cracker Barrel
Old Country Store
The Forum
Family Restaurant
The Creekside Lodge
Valentino Italian Restaurant
Nearby Attractions
Crawfordsville 8
General Lew Wallace
Study & Museum
Indiana Zipline Tours
Lane Place
Antebellum Mansion
Ironman Raceway

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