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Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area

Tell City, IN
+1 812-547-7051
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Very Narrow Paved Drive

Beautiful area. Didn't use the boat launch or beach area. The paved space for parking your... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Neill B
Another great stay

This was our third time visiting Tipsaw lake. The camp ground hosts, campsites and bah house's... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
Ruth D
Evansville, Indiana
via mobile
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Centered around 131-acre Tipsaw Lake, this park is known for its outdoor opportunities, especially biking.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
29 Aug 2017
“Very Narrow Paved Drive”
4 Sep 2016
“Another great stay”
Tell City, IN
+1 812-547-7051
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Beautiful area. Didn't use the boat launch or beach area. The paved space for parking your trailer and vehicle is EXTREMELY narrow. After parking my truck (JackPine 020)-there was a narrow strip for walking. If you slipped there was a 1.5 to 2 foot drop...More

1  Thank Neill B
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This was our third time visiting Tipsaw lake. The camp ground hosts, campsites and bah house's we're great as usual! We were blessed with wonderful weather this weekend! This place is a hidden gem and we highly recommend it!

3  Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

We only stayed for two nights but will definitely be going back soon. The Jackpine loop, per several other recommendations, was where we stayed and weren't disappointed. The camp host were nice and the bathrooms very clean. Even the toilet paper was as good as...More

2  Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 20 May 2014

The area and park are nice. A bit spread out. A view of the lake would be nice. No campsite near the lake. Playground area needs some work. Mostly the couple f host we encountered were rude and pushy. An older man was very talkative...More

2  Thank travelingon2014
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Our family has been camping at Tipsaw Recreation Area for over ten years. We love the size of the sites, the modern restrooms and shower facilities, the beautiful and well taken care of beach area, and the wonderful wildlife that greets us each and everytime...More

5  Thank EmptyNestCampers
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Went to Tipsaw Lake to Hike. The six mile trail was well marked trail that pretty much followed the lake shore completely around the lake. It was a moderately easy trail that went though or started at the lakefront park depending on where you started....More

3  Thank Gene9691
Reviewed 4 June 2013

Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area is within the Hoosier National Forest. This hidden gem is seldom full. The campsites are now able to be reserved online. There are some sites with water and electric, some with only electric, and some primitive. There are no sites with...More

6  Thank CampinFamily
Reviewed 15 July 2012

I really loved this facility with the great camping spots, new bathhouse improvements, and the lake area. The campinfg was always fun but busy, and the great campfires at night. Sometimes the Milky Way was in full bloom at night and what a sight to...More

4  Thank TravelEdHolland_IN
Reviewed 6 April 2012

Take the 6 mile hike around the lake. It was lovely and not too tough.

3  Thank sldufhglviuser
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Good times...good times....is all that can be said about this family destination! Camping, swimming, fishing, canoes, hikes, picnics, and sooooo much more!

3  Thank K F
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