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20 RV Parks near Hudson Lake, Indiana
We did however find 20 campgrounds within 25 miles of Hudson Lake. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Hudson Lake in the left hand column.
Jul 2013 - $45.00
I've camped in over 50 campgrounds and this was one of my least favorite. It's nearly all seasonals, who were welcoming and friendly, with somewhere in the neighborhood of 6 sites available for visitors. The reservation process was simply a matter of getting someone to answer the phone, and no confirmation was provided other than being told my name was "on the board." At check in we waited for someone to find the person who works in the office. Our site was basically in someone's yard and the fire ring was within reach of their tethered dogs. There's a pool but it was packed with regulars who were throwing a party. No other amenities. The restaurant is not affiliated with the campground but is within walking distance. - McNamara's Band
Jun 2012 - $20.00
Friendly, helpful with directions and took us to site. Had a 4th of July celebration on July 1st for weekend campers. Afternoon, a band was playing at the pool pavilion, and an evening meal offered by the park with meat, buns and serving needs provided, just bring a dish to share. Very nice. Nice pool and neat surroundings. Well kept. Tight turns on the well maintained roads. - StLouieEd
Aug 2010 - $25.00
This was a nice clean park. The owners were some of the nicest people I have meet yet RV'ing. The town of New Carlisle is small, so getting use to the small town life maybe a little different. You could see Hudson Lake from campground. It's a clean lake, a good size for boating and water stuff. The park has stuff to do every weekend. The only bad thing was the train tracks were very close. Trains do come through all night. They don't blow a horn at night, but you do hear the car's on the tracks. If it was not for the trains, this park would have gotten a higher rating. We would come back with train's and all. - rv1
Aug 2018 - $35.00
Filthy - garbage hadn't been picked up in weeks - filthy toilets and urinals - this place is bad & contacting the owner is a joke - Total slum campground owner. Pool was shut down from health dept. Don't waste your money here - No activities - camp store is a joke - playground broken down & unsafe - worse campground I ever seen. - Recordspinner
May 2018 - $30.00
We were going to stay for the weekend. We drove in, looked around; my wife used the restroom. We left. The place was so run down and dirty it was disgusting . It looked more like a shanty town than a campground . They have a great website but is VERY DECEIVING! This place looks NOTHING like the pictures. BEWARE! - workinman
Aug 2017 - $30.00
Pool was green. Office wasn't open when supposed to be. Our site that was reserved was given to someone else. Mini golf was in disrepair. Bathrooms dirty and falling apart. Sites were not marked clearly. So unsure which power post was for our site. People driving both cars and golf carts while drinking. There was a DUI where the driver drove off the road, got stuck on a rock/tree stump, manager was called and they never came. Quiet hours not enforced. If you are looking for a family campground this is not the place for you. - Jenny42093
May 2018 - $40.00
Stayed the weekend yes it is an older campground, bathrooms very clean. The store and office very nice . The owners super helpful and very friendly. On a nice lake and beach very nice. - workinman
Jun 2015 - $35.00
This "resort" is an older seasonal trailer park in the woods beside a lake which has a beach that is heavily used by local people. Perhaps they might put short term RVs in empty seasonal sites but we asked for a pull through site and these are situated on one side of the very busy parking lot for the beach. If you want a short term site do not go here. - JTD2
Sep 2014 - $38.00
As a previous reviewer said, this "resort" mainly accommodates either permanent or seasonal RVs. However, we spent four nights here and were quite happy with the place. This wouldn't have been true in the summer season, however, since this resort is aimed at families with kids, and we like quiet. But in late September, it was lovely (great tree color, beautiful lake) and peaceful. The owners are very nice. We would come back here for another fall visit. - NMCamper
Jun 2018 - $25.00
This a basic place to stay for a night or longer if your exploring the area. Very reasonable rate, but don't expect too much. We got a flat level cement pad we drove over the grass to park on. Good Power (50) amp only in our power box, water was clean and strong pressure. WiFi was excellent, quiet place to spend time. No pool, or other items, grass was cut and neat landscape. Office was not the cleanest and smelled like dog, but it doesn't take long to sign in and pay. From outward appearance you might just drive by, but it is actually a great place to stay. We would stay here again when we are going through LaPort. The listing shows no wifi but it is a very strong and powerful wifi, very happy with how well it works. - weighit
Sep 2014 - $19.00
Basic parking space with hook-up for overnight. No frills but nice low price. This is 2nd stay here and would stay again. - Tireman9
Aug 2012 - $20.00
Very good value with Passport America. This is our second stay here. Makes a good base for seeing the area. Michigan City is a short drive away and the Indiana Dunes NL are a bit further. We had a 30 FHU on a slab not quite large enough for us. Very good TV reception with bat-wing and Verizon broadband connected at 4G. - Bob and Inga
May 2014 - $45.00
Nice location for this part of Michigan. Friends came out from Chicago to visit. Fairly level gravel site, good utilities, very nice folks. Free entertainment provided by folks getting stuck parking their 5th wheel for the summer. We had to leave our toad at the main office. Sites are very close, so the way out was exciting until we made our turn. We would stay here again as long as we get the same site - others appeared too short or narrow (trees) for our rig (43 ft). - Frances and Sparky
Aug 2012 - $40.00
We were just here overnight and it was OK except for the price. $25 would have been a fair rate but we were running out of day and needed to stop for the night so we bit the bullet. Gravel sites 98% full with long term rigs. Voltage was good, but water pressure was only fair. It was convenient for our route. We might stay here again if we happen to be passing through. - zrxh14
May 2010 - $38.00
This park is nice and clean. It says its across the street from the dunes; yes, they are but it's about a 3 to 4 mile walk to the dunes. If you bring a bike of car you will be OK. The owners of the park were very nice and helpful. They did have a playground but if you have kids like mine 15 and 11 playground was for little kids. They do have a pond but no swimming of fishing, just to look at. This is a nice campground for just relaxing, but it has no extras. We would not camp here due to how far the walk to beach is and no extras for older kids. - rv1
Aug 2017 - $31.00
We stayed two nights on our way West to break up the trip. Upon arrival, the unhappy office person charged us $9/day per vehicle (RV and toad) totaling $36 for two days, plus the camp fee of $62. We had previously paid $8 to reserve a spot via website. Pretty pricey for a spot with 50amp service only. The site was ok, wide and long enough for our rig, but the fire pit had cigarettes in it and there was an old carpet that someone had tossed into the woods behind the site. Pros were the cool dunes and Lake Michigan. The showers were individual rooms, and clean, but water wasn't very hot. Our site was shaded, and overall, the park is super quiet except for the traffic sounds, which weren't too bad. The person working the gift shop was lovely, happy and glad to be there. - Kcm
Jul 2017 - $40.00
The location of the park is very nice and beach access is a fun tromp through the dunes; however, we were terribly disappointed in the space we were given. If you come here, be sure to drive around the park, mark down the spots that look interesting and then ask for those. We were driving a long way and really needed a nice place to rest before moving on the next morning. We took spot #164 as assigned and found it to be a spot that was absent-mindedly created out of a corner. There is a sign in your way, the bushes are thick and hog up the majority of the space and the spot isn't level. And, to top it off, the fire pit was full of gross trash from the previous campers. We were didn't realize until walking the other loop to take the dunes trail that other far more appealing sites were to be had. My Mr. was too tired from driving and didn't want to request a different site after he had already put down the jacks and got the AC running. I don't know if it was because the park employees try to get this spot "sold" first or what, but for $31 + $9 for the park pass is way too much for what we got. I highly doubt we'll stay at this park again, but if we do, I'll be far more picky about which site we get assigned. For the record, site #54 looks spacious, shaded and has 50 amp service. If it weren't for the nice dunes and the "better loop" I'd drive right by and never give it another thought. - Ree Klein
Jul 2016 - $29.00
Reviews definitely depend on time of year you camp here: we experienced the same. Park is unique with the lake and sand dunes.
The Campground in summer: yikes! Sites 94 - 171 looked like a tent city at a rock concert with some trailers thrown in. The campers looked miserable. Large grassy/dirt areas with no privacy and kids running all over the place.
Fortunately we were in the "Modern" campground, and sites 67-74 were the only spacious sites we saw. However this loop also had many very close inside sites. The outside loop sites are also subject to road noise.
In the summer I would be very cautious about the site you choose and your personal space requirements. Our site had electric and some privacy.
I would visit this park again due to the unique sand dunes and the lake BUT only off season and not on a weekend. - Breezy2
Aug 2018 - $40.00
Long post warning: I appreciate the reviews people put on here about campground stays. I'm not a normally Negative Nellie, but I need to say we have just had a poor, poor camping experience at, Bear Cave RV Resort (far from a resort). We came in (Buchanan, MI) on Thursday. Once we drove down the long dirt road, we came to a locked gate with an entrance code pad. We had no idea what the code was, but thankfully friends already at the CG, gave us the code to get in. We were told to find a spot (this is normal for TT CGs). We had requested a full hook up. Well, all the full hook-ups were taken, (not that many since all the annuals had them tied up). When we book at state campgrounds, we know we wont have sewer. But never have we stayed at another CG without sewer. So, we are told that there is a 'honey truck' that will pump you out for a fee. There are several problems with this. 1st, it is not advertised that this is the case and 2nd, when it's time to pump, the truck is not working and the people in the office have no idea when it will be fixed! I might add, the bath house was disgusting, too. When you first go into the park, it looks very nice and I have to say our site was nice. But, people cannot deal with no way to empty except to pack up everything and go to the dump station. By the time you have to do that, you just as well leave and find a decent CG . . . which is what we did! I was so disappointed because the reviews I had read were overall good. - WesNTes04
Jul 2017 - $30.00
Thousand Trails has begun selling off lots either permenatly or seasonally. The result is all of the good spots are gone. The membership they sell is a first come first serve deal with a maximum 21 days at a park. Then they sell the spots. A bait and switch at the least!!! THis park follows a theme of deferred maintenance at Thousand Trails. The place could be nice but all the monies are stripped out and a bare bones staff is left to try and hold it together. We reserved well in advance a FHU site. Arrived and the best we could get was water and electric. There are many dead trees market for removal and appear dangerous. There is an 11 foot limb that that they put a sign up for rather than cut down. Also a 10 foot power crossing. WATCH your height in a 5ver!!!! Verizon cell worked but had trouble with data during the race and peak periods. Tough to get Satellite but we pulled it off after a few attempts. Most dont! We would not recommend the park at this time. - BrianStacifulltimers
Sep 2016 - $1.00
Big rig friendly and the park has a very good layout. Full service utility sites are out in the open with little shade but great satellite reception. We stayed in a shaded area (no sewer and partial satellite reception) with the dump station and laundry nearby. We will make a return trip, hopefully the entrance road will be in better condition; long and ruff. - GaHoosier
Oct 2018 - $25.00
We stayed one night while passing through the area. Didn't unhitch. The pads were excellent, level, clean and spacious. There were lots of trees and greenways. I would stay here multiple days if visiting the area. If it had water and sewer it would be a 10-star. - Alan Cockrell
Jul 2018 - $30.00
Here is everything you need to know about Potato Creek! We stayed in a tent for 5 nights and did just about everything we could. Bike trails are wonderful! The paved one is a wonderful downhill ride that takes you from the beach clear out to the main gate if you keep going. The mountain bike trails are well maintained and very fun; slightly narrow. The walking trails are also well maintained and there's many to choose from. The beach is very nice with a volleyball net and a great view of Worster lake. The seaweed is cleaned up to the ropes but many people swam out past it with no problem. The bathrooms are clean, well stocked with toilet paper, showers have hot water as well as shelves and curtains. They are also conveniently located. The general store is well stocked from air mattresses to ice cream. We even found Velveeta cheese for mac n cheese when ours melted!! You pay $7 at the main gate to get in and follow the signs wherever you may be headed. This is the only in-park fee you must pay. All trails, docks, launches, etc are included in the $7. (our vehicle was LOADED with bikes, kayaks, and tons inside and we didn't get checked once for anyone wondering although rangers do ride around consistently). Bike rentals are $20 a day but require a photo ID or $50 deposit. Kayak/canoe rentals are $10/2hr. We had no luck fishing nor had anyone else that we talked to so if you're looking to fish, good luck. They will jump but none were biting. We tried different piers, times of day, kayaking different spots, no luck. Campsites are located directly next to each other but are fairly large and everyone keeps to themselves. Electric powers plenty of things at each site, including an A/C unit we had in our tent! They also have a separate campground and set of trails for horse lovers who want to bring their furry friends! All in all it was the perfect adventure for our vacation and even with hundreds of people around, we felt alone a lot and got lost plenty of times! I definitely recommend the paved bike trail, the beach, and the walking trails up to steam boat hill! - dfortner
May 2018 - $30.00
Site and park were beautiful. Lots of trees. - ianschneiderman
Aug 2017 - $40.00
2nd time at this park. Sites are large and grassy. Wooded golf cart trails are a really nice touch. The river is very scenic and you can tube/kayak/fish practically from your site. Beautiful! Saw an eagle from our site! While there were some loud partiers, Campers were mostly laid back and mostly low key. Employees/owner go out of their way to assist. First night of arrival realized I didn't have a corkscrew. Asked at the desk and they didn't have one. Within an hour the desk person showed up at our site with a corkscrew...what service! Read reviews that said older rigs are discriminated against. Our friends joined us both visits, and their rig is OLD. They were treated just as nicely as we were. Only reason I didn't give a 10 is for lack of hot tub or pool. Really not necessary here as there is a swimming beach and the river. Loved it and will be back! - Jonestead Mobile
Jun 2016 - $40.00
Riverfront Park Campground is well maintained and a pleasant enough place to stay. Access to the spaces was difficult to a novice travel trailer owner. Spaces are not angled for easy parking. They are straight so you have to make a 90 degree turn in a fairly tight space. No mention of this was made or help offered until we were having difficulty - unlike other RV parks we have stayed at where help was offered at check-in. However, the reason we are only giving a mediocre rating is our experience making reservations. We called months in advance to make our reservation and spoke with the owner who told us we did not need a confirmation number. We also called a month prior to our arrival date to confirm & were again told we did not need a confirmation number by the same man we spoke to previously. When we arrived at the campground, to our dismay, they had no record of our reservation, and said the full hook up sites were under construction and none were available. When we complained, they said they had one available till Monday because another camper had been delayed in arriving. This worked for us as we were departing Monday morning anyway. However, we were really put off by the poor office management practices and will not be staying here again. Reasonably quiet park, staff pleasant but completely unorganized. - vmak57
May 2016 - $40.00
Parks in the local area are few, but this will work for an extended stay, as its access to the parking areas is rather tight (poor planning), but is fine for a smaller rig (30 ft or less). Low tree limbs is not an issue, but dust due to gravel drives is probably the biggest problem. Quiet/family oriented atmosphere with a lake/riverfront on the property. Nice people, no issues encountered with neighbors and no road noise. Many long term tenants, no mobile homes and no trash noted. Had some problems with the 50 amp service, but the office was accommodating and remedied the issue with no drama. No documentation/receipts provided for the stay from the office. If I needed to visit the area again, I would return based upon our visit/experience. - wolffden
Sites: 110 | Recent Rate: $$$$ | 22 Reviews
Aug 2018 - $39.00
Our site was quite nice at this campground, but our overall impression was not as good. The setting is fairly nice with heavily wooded areas surrounding the sites and grass between. Some sites shared utility poles, which we never like, but ours was on the end so we had a large open area facing the road. The only landscaping was around the store (which was never open). The pool was cast cement with large chunks missing around the water line, it really needed cleaning and the pool deck smelled bad next to it. The bathroom & showers were nice but very dirty. They advertise a "pickle ball" court but it was just a net strung over a grassy area. In general they do very poor maintenance. Our Dish satellite worked fine. They offer free Wifi but it didn't work well. One positive note....it's very quiet. - Hands For Him
Jul 2018 - $43.00
The park has NO OFFICE to go to with problems, small lots, DUSTY, too close to each other, you must have to share the area between you and your neighbor which is good for families, but not passer's through the area or staying for a week or two, and very very poor internet service. They rent to many workers who leave early in the morning and wake you up, there are people with big dogs, who bark all the time (owners don't stop it) they will say they don't hear that. They have many weekend people who rent all year long who drive by making dust so you cannot enjoy your outside when outside, unless you like dust. The owners don't care about the people who rent, just the money they can make. If you leave early, don't expect any refund, even though they Never said that when you book.
We didn't use the restrooms, so can't say how they are. The lighting at night is fair, the hook up's are all the way in the back of the lot, weeds were growing around them, could be hard to hook up.
Good luck if you go to this park, we will NEVER be back, and we tell everyone we meet to stay away, and go some where else. - Edsan
Jul 2018 - $43.00
This is a family friendly campground that has a large pool filled with happy screaming kids. The kids were having fun driving golf carts all around the campground. Some of the sites are "buddy" sites whereas you share your "yard" with a your next door neighbor which is nice for families and friends to camp together. The interior roads are mostly dirt which makes the camper dusty. The showers had no water when we tried to take a shower, so we didn't try that again. They have WiFi, but we had no WiFi at our site. The campground was full which is probably why our site had broken plastic ware, cigarette butts and general garbage. In the fire pit there were melted soda bottles. We most likely would find a different place to stay next time we find ourselves in the area. - Travelindog