RV and Tent Camping In or Near Lafayette, Indiana

Lafayette is located about 63 miles northwest of downtown Indianapolis, Indiana and about 92 miles southeast of Gary, Indiana. For our purposes in locating campgrounds, we will refer to Lafayette, which comprises both Lafayette and West Lafayette. In 2024, the combined population of the two areas was approximately 117,468 people.

Lafayette, Indiana, serves as a beacon for RV and tent campers seeking the diverse landscapes and enriching outdoor experiences of northwestern Indiana. With five notable campgrounds in its vicinity, Lafayette offers varied opportunities for adventure, relaxation, and connection with nature.

Prophetstown State Park stands out with its unique combination of natural beauty and historical significance, offering modern amenities amid sprawling prairies and wetlands.

For those seeking a blend of comfort and outdoor fun, AOK Campground provides an array of activities alongside cozy camping spots, ensuring a memorable stay for families and solo travelers alike.

Big Fish-n-Campground invites anglers and peace seekers to enjoy its serene waters and shaded sites, making it an ideal spot for fishing enthusiasts and those looking to unwind in a tranquil setting.

Ross Camp, with its rustic charm, caters to groups and individuals alike, offering a closer bond with nature through its simple, undisturbed landscapes.

Finally, Wolfe’s Leisure Time Campground is the go-to destination for campers looking to balance leisure activities with the calmness of the great outdoors, featuring a playground, recreation room, swimming pool, and easy river access for boating and fishing.

Each of these campgrounds near Lafayette, Indiana, provides a unique doorway to exploring the rich tapestry of landscapes, wildlife, and recreational activities that northwestern Indiana has to offer. Whether you’re an avid camper or just starting, the area around Lafayette is a prime choice for your next outdoor adventure.

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Prophetstown State Park

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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 for the Prophetstown State Park for all information, complete details and much more.

RV Camping
x55 Sites with Full Hookups
x55 Electric Sites
x30 & 50 Amp Service
xDump StationxxWater Fill Station
xCampground Host

Tent Camping
xBasketball Court
xBicycle Trail (Paved)

xFire RingxxFishing Pond**
xGrillsxxGroup Picnic Areas

xHiking Trail (Paved)xxHiking Trails
xNative American Village
xPets WelcomexxPicnic Areas
xPicnic Shelters*xxPicnic Tables

xRestrooms and Showers
xSwimming Pool/Aquatic Center

xVault ToiletsxxWater Fountains
xVolleyball/Sport’s Playfield

xShelter Houses
xRecreational Building

Things To Do
xChildren’s Playgrounds
xPicnickingxxPond fishing**
xRiver Fishing**
xVolleyballxxWalking Trails

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

** – Fishing – Requires State License.
Swimming and Wading In Nearby Rivers Is Prohibited Within The Park.

of the Prophetstown State Park.

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AOK Campground

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Big Fish-N-Campground

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Ross Camp

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Wolfe’s Leisure Time Campground

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Nearby Eats & Other Fixins’
Another Broken Egg Cafe
Triple XXX
Family Restaurant
Southland Restaurant
The Eye Opener Café
Nearby Attractions
Columbian Park Zoo
Get Air Lafayette
Goodrich Lafayette 7
Goodrich Wabash Landing 9
Mike Aulby’s
Arrowhead Bowl

Also, we list 8 additional campgrounds within a 25-mile radius of Lafayette. All mileage numbers shown below are approximate.
The campgrounds are as follows:

Ken-Do Lake & Campground
– 13 miles

Clarks Hill, Indiana

Broadview Acres Campground
– 18 miles

Colfax, Indiana

White Oaks on the Lake RV Resort
– 20 miles

Monticello, Indiana

Bachelor Runn Campground, LLC.
– 21 miles
Flora, Indiana

Klumpe Family Kampground, LLC.
– 22 miles

Attica, Indiana

Old Mill Run Park
– 23 miles

Thorntown, Indiana

Crawfordsville KOA Journey
– 24 miles

Crawfordsville, Indiana

Sugar Creek Campground & Canoe Rentals
– 25 miles

Crawfordsville, Indiana

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