RV and Tent Camping In or Near Lagro, Indiana

Lagro is located about 74 miles northeast of downtown Indianapolis, Indiana and about 35 miles southwest of Fort Wayne, Indiana. The population of Lagro in 2024 is approximately 350 people.

Nestled in the upper north of Indiana, just a stone’s throw from the charming town of Lagro, lies a camping paradise that beckons tent enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the serene beauty of the Midwest.

The Salamonie River State Forest offers a tranquil retreat into nature, where the only sounds breaking the silence are the whispers of leaves and the gentle flow of the Salamonie River. This pristine forest not only promises the peace and quiet campers seek but also serves as a gateway to a plethora of outdoor activities.

Whether you’re a hiker craving the scenic vistas along well-maintained trails, a fisherman yearning for the thrill of the catch, or a wildlife observer eager to catch a glimpse of Indiana’s diverse fauna, this state forest caters to all.

With spacious campsites that blend seamlessly into the natural landscape, you’re invited to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life and reconnect with nature.

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Salamonie River State Forest

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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 this DNR website at the Salamonie River State Forest for all information, complete details and much more.

Tent Camping
x21 Primitive Sites
xSelf Check-In Stations w/Fee

Horsemen’s Campground
x15 Primitive Sites
xSelf Check-In Stations w/Fee

xAccess to the Salamonie River
xBoat LaunchxxBridle Trails
xDrinking WaterxxFire Rings
xGrillsxxHiking Trails
xPets WelcomexxPicnic Area

xPicnic TablesxxPit Toilets
xShelterhouse*xxWater Fountains
Things To Do
xBoating w/Electric Trolling
xxMotor Only


xChildren’s Playground
xCross-Country Skiing
xHikingxxHorseback Riding

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

** – Fishing – Requires State License.

of the Salamonie River State Forest.

This state forest is for primitive camping only. There are no hook-ups for RVs.

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Nearby Eats & Other Fixins’
Penguin Point
Wabash Pizza King
Nearby Attractions
Hathaway Preserve
At Ross Run
Kokiwanee Nature Preserve
Salamonie Lake

Also, we list 5 additional campgrounds within a 15-mile radius of Lagro. All mileage numbers shown below are approximate.
The campgrounds are as follows:

Lost Bridge State Recreation Area
– 7 miles

Andrews, Indiana

Art’s Country Park
– 9 miles

North Manchester, Indiana

Long Lake Resort
– 12 miles

North Manchester, Indiana

Miami State Recreation Area
– 15 miles

Peru, Indiana

Kil-So-Quah State Recreation Area
– 15 miles

Huntington, Indiana

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