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8 RV Parks near Porter, Indiana
We did however find 8 campgrounds within 25 miles of Porter. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Porter in the left hand column.
Aug 2018 - $30.00
Good location to the dunes/lake shore. No water no sewer at sites; concrete pad but terribly out of level; grass way over due for mowing, kept the mosquitoes near. I mistakenly reserved the wrong dates as we are traveling cross country. The office manager would not even speak to me about simply switching dates. She told me to cancel and rebook, to which I fell prey to Indiana's punishing cancellation policy. The so-called Park Rangers do not work for the customers/tax payers in Indiana, they work for the state. Beware. - GaHoosier
Aug 2018 - $22.00
Loved this park. The restrooms/showers were a bit dingy due to continual use throughout the summer; but they are clean. The camp store had ice cream which is always a bonus. Don't think any sites had sewer or water; but there is a dump station and several potable water spigots throughout the camp. - Wandering With Us
Jul 2018 - $25.00
Large campground that was completely filled. Best to make reservations several weeks in advance. Sites are concrete pads and are level. Many sites are close together. Our site (#69) offered more space and a little more privacy. Many good walking trails. Bathhouses were clean and the park is well maintained. - Poe Dog
Jul 2018 - $41.00
This park is definitely weird, but doesn't deserve the terrible reviews it has. We gambled on staying here because another park was full. There are lots of low hanging branches at the entrance that smacked our RV - this should be a basic maintenance thing that RV parks do, so no excuses. Shabby sign at the entrance too, doesn't give the best impression. There are also some religious overtones including a large metal cross and religious pamphlets in the office. There is hardly anyone here, the poor reviews probably scare most people away. $41 a night for a W&E only site...very expensive IMO for the area (cornfields). All of that said, this isn't a bad place to stay. We didn't use the bathrooms or the pool so we can't comment on that. Our electric and water have been fine, although the hookups are old. The park has been quiet and feels safe. Property manager is polite, but not friendly. I suspect cultural differences, I don't think she's trying to be rude. This is a strange place, but not a bad place. - rollingonawhim
Sep 2016 - $42.00
We've been coming hear every year for 6 years, sometimes twice a year. The park has improved each year since we first came. The people that run it are sometimes difficult to understand, but they are very nice and help in any way they can. The park is very quiet even on holidays. The revelry stops a little after dark, so everyone can get a good nights sleep. It is well off the beaten path, no traffic noise. You can hear the train sometimes off in the distance, but I find it soothing not annoying. Will likely continue to come as long as we are able. - mjlayton
Aug 2015 - $37.00
Indiana Dunes State Park was full so I ended up staying here. I was under a tree and the site was fairly level. The owner said the hiking trails were closed due to limbs being down & the pool was closed because of recent treatment with chemicals. I didn't use the facilities because I was alone and a little spooked by the obviously lived-in trailers that were very unkempt. Not all of them were that way, but at least three were a mess. It's obvious they're trying because they've built new cabins and new bath houses, but why put your money into that if you're going to leave all the construction rubble behind? The owner told me to look for my own site and if the electric box says OK, it works. Well, I looked and there were no signs anywhere. Fortunately, a worker came around and he tested it for me. Sure enough, dead. So, he tested another and that one was fine. There's a playground for the kids and a pool but it wasn't open. All in all I wouldn't say it was a bad visit but I sure didn't want to stay another day or night. I wouldn't recommend it. - Givmeabr8k
Oct 2017 - $30.00
This is the first time in 9 years using RV Park Reviews that I have felt misled by a campground rating. This place deserves a Below Average rating. I don't care that it's mostly mobile homes. But it's noisy, run-down, and poorly laid out (we couldn't even use the first site they sent us to because with our tires on the two narrow strips of broken concrete that serve as a pad we couldn't put our slide out without hitting the electric pedestal). Roads are torn up and so crowded and narrow it was challenging to get in and out. Tracks run right next to the park and trains blare their horns all night. I should have given up after being unable to reach the office, leaving multiple messages to make a reservation, and not having them returned. I wouldn't stay here again unless I had no other options. - Keeping up with the Joneses
Sep 2017 - $30.00
Wonderful stay and great customer service. Extremely helpful and even helped my hubby into the site while I was in paying. Staff is awesome, polite and just amazing! Sites were on a concrete runway which made it nice to park. Each site had its own trash can as well as a huge patio for chairs and tables and such. - Dan-Nichelle Inman
Jul 2017 - $20.00
Mobile home park with lots available for RVs. Some of the homes were a bit run down, but overall most were kept clean. Residents and staff were all friendly and helpful. It is a short drive to West Beach for some hiking or fun in the sun. There is easy access to the highways nearby for driving into Chicago. Park was quiet, safe and reasonably priced. We have lots of family in the surrounding areas and will absolutely stay here again when we visit. - Lissa Marie
Jun 2016 - $46.00
This park has potential, but it is not well maintained. Unfortunately, it is situated in the worst possible location. It is sandwiched in between two major Interstates (which are busy at all hours), and a railroad track. It is so noisy, I don't understand how people live there permanently. The "lake" that is there was probably engineered in the building of the Interstates. It is small and not especially attractive. The campsites surround the lake on the Interstate side, so even though you may see the lake, the noise level is so awful I would not recommend it to anyone. There are many permanent residents. If you are stopping there with your camper for a couple of nights and then moving on (which was our situation) you do not feel as if you are "fitting in." Some of the camp sites are nice, some are totally unkempt and messy. The one next to ours had an old dilapidated golf cart, and old shed, and at least 10 old bicycles piled up at the edge of their site which made it practically on our site. Old flower pots and junk were also there which we had to move slightly in order to get to the water hookup. Trains run on the opposite side of the lake, but still the noise is unbearable. We did not even venture to the club house. To get into the park, you have to drive through an area that looks to be from a third world country. Then you pass hundreds of small, permanent trailers that are probably left overs from Katrina. When you do finally get to the park, you go through a stop at a small building with a movable bar to tell them your purpose, then you proceed onto another small building with another bar and you go in and pay. There are so many permanent residents that there are two lanes there, one for the residents to show passes to get back in, another lane for people who want to camp there. That lane is so small, two lined up campers block the entire passage. To cap all these glorified amenities, you pay through the nose to camp there. - The Painter
Sep 2015 - $29.00
The place is huge. Has pool, lake, tennis, everything. I'm sure it's a happening place in summer but very poorly maintained. Big potholes in the very bad travel roads. Mostly occupied by seasonal and permanent residents that have old decrepit RVs and misc structures. The only WiFi is at the main office. Grass is overgrown and our site was loaded with dog poop. But there is a big field where we threw a ball for the dogs. - User2989
Aug 2015 - $48.00
We stayed here for my son to have a good time at a campground designed for kids. Unfortunately, mini golf closed at 6:30. Which I understand, however, the pool was for 21 and up, and the main station smelled like a bar. - slinke
Aug 2017 - $18.00
Only stayed one night but it was a very nice campground. We arrived late and had some trouble figuring out which sites were open as a number were taken but had no tag hanging on the pole. The host was very helpful and was able to give me a list of sites we could use that would fit our pop up. Site was very convenient to bath house, which had multiple private separate showers. The mosquitoes were pretty bad when we arrived, a screened enclosure would be a good thing to pack. - TDC
Sep 2016 - $9.00
Half price with federal Senior Pass. You must pay with a credit card at a machine near the entrance. I don't believe that cash is an option. First come - first served, no reservations. There are two loops. I stayed in the Mather loop. Shady sites. No hookups. The camp ground did not fill on a week night in mid-September. Weekends might tell a different story. Water is available at a few pumps scattered around the campground. Clean flush toilets. Unusual for the Nat'l Park Service, the campground had showers. Unfortunately, my shower never had hot water. Plenty of privacy with dense under story beneath the trees. Some road noise from a nearby highway but not bad. I would stay here again. - Teardrop11
Jun 2016 - $9.00
NPS campground with hot showers. A real bonus for dry camping. Sites perfect for our 27 ft mh. Level, not sure big rigs would fit. Great shade on a hot day. 1.5 miles to Lake Michigan, good bike ride. - USA16RVer
Jun 2018 - $45.00
Old park in need of some TLC. The full timers do not take pride in their unit and the road and sites are in need of updating. It served the purpose but probably would not stay again. - Psushu
Jun 2018 - $40.00
The sites are on top of each other with the park allowing the two vehicles to park in and block access roads.
Written rules such as quiet hours were not enforced, so if you are a person who doesn't care about anyone else, this is the place for you.
The park really should post a picture on their banner part of their website with the pool full of people literally shoulder to shoulder...so it is obvious what type of place it is.
Lots of terracing within each campsite, it was too easy to step off of an 8"x 8" while plugging in utilities and fall into your neighbor's picnic table or awning support.
Can I say insane? I would swear every single person who camps with a gazillion children stay here with NO respect for boundaries. At all. There has been a constant stampede through my site...and when I asked all the interlopers if they minded if I brought my dog over to pee and take a dump in their campsite...they looked at me like there was something wrong with me. But - they had no qualms about traipsing through mine - grown adults of little children... About as rude as they come. Even the office came by and told them to knock it off. So..NEVER returning here. The ultimate in rude camping I have ever witnessed in the 63 years I have camped. - weavingstudio
May 2018 - $55.00
We arrived after hours (just) and our site package was taped to the office door. However - when we got to the site, it was occupied! When confronted, the occupant said he was "just leaving". No cable but good WiFi - but when we asked for the WiFi password (by phone) were told "this isn't a hotel" and hung up on. A call back got the password begrudgingly. Sites are level and access is easy but they didn't appear very well maintained and there seemed to be a lot of long-term residents. Bathrooms were a LONG walk away - we didn't explore! Price seems high for the level of service and amenities. - Limey51
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
Sep 2015 - $42.00
We camped in a 34 foot motor home. We were in a pull through site close to the office. It had poured and the gravel site was wet and soggy. We turned down the first site for being flooded. WiFi was OK. The entrance road switched suddenly from paved to gravel with many potholes, bushes and shrubs needed to be trimmed. Although it was on I-30 we were not disturbed by the sounds. It was very convenient but over priced for a campground that needs to be updated. - rvflight
Sep 2015 - $32.00
This campground is older but pretty and clean. They were friendly. Lots grass back-in sites. Pull thru sites are gravel and fairly level. Power was excellent. TV was good with antenna. - saw2
May 2013 - $30.00
We used this as an overnight stop on a westward trip. It is close to US-30 and does have traffic noise. We had a shaded site and Wi-Fi was quite good. Owner was very friendly and helpful. Sites along the small pond were all seasonals and folks there were friendly. We walked around and there is a nice playground, horseshoes, volleyball, and other activities. But this is not a destination campground. Some of the negatives other than the noise: sites at back were set up for double hookups with one camper in front of another and no easy way to get in and out; low tree branches at some sites would preclude taller rigs or hamper driving; entrance way is off US-30 and over train tracks that have a bump. If you are in the area and need a spot for a night or two, this is a good choice. We'd stop here again, but not if it were busy and we had to take a double hook at the back. - Too-wow