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Deer Ridge Camping Resort

Richmond, Indiana


3696 Smyrna Rd
Richmond, Indiana 47374
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Sites: 65
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 39.86591
Longitude: -84.85120

Elevation: 1060' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf yes
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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33 Reviews

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $31.00
Overall Rating:

Just an overnight stop on the way home. Be careful coming and going as entrance is tight. Upper pull-thru took some leveling but worked out OK. Check in lady was kind of grouchy. They have a military discount & when I asked I got a hard look & "Can you prove it??"

I don't carry a copy of my DD214 but finally convinced her to take my American Legion membership card after another hard look. Interior roads tight. Won't stay here again. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
upper pull thru
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 84
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $44.00
Overall Rating:

Campground is mostly seasonal sites but has a couple of pull-throughs for overnighters. Our pull-through site was moderately unlevel front-to-back but good side-to-side. Trees blocked our satellite dish and this is probably the case for all of the campground's sites. Fair Verizon signal. No cable TV. No broadcast TV. Campground was clean and well-maintained and the staff were friendly and helpful. Interior roads were narrow with tight turns but with some care I was able to get through without scraping the sides of our motor home. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $21.00
Overall Rating:

Nice family oriented, family owned park nestled amongst the trees with plenty of space between sites. Quiet, well maintained, and super nice owners. Sites gravel and grass, mostly level. Road noise minimal. Amenities include pool, playground, micro-golf, dog run, pavilion, book exchange, and gift store. Didn't use bathrooms or showers or laundry. Local area brochures on display near office. Made reservation for one week, ended up staying for almost three. Close to historic downtown Richmond. Firehouse BBQ and Blues is a good place to stop in, across from the Model T Museum. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
57
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Less than 5 miles from downtown Richmond, IN and its historic district. Blues historic sites, Model T Museum, and Railroad memorabilia. Kroger, Lowe's, Kohl's, Menard, CVS and everything else you'd need close by.

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Review Count: 67
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

Perfect overnight stop, we stayed in a pull-thru and found it easy to navigate the park. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
upper pull-thru
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 33
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Lovely and quiet park. Nice pool. Mini golf. Small store. Beautiful setting. Tiny catch and release pond. Playground. Lots of long term folks from what we could tell. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Upper pull thru
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Nice shopping nearby. The only thing to be wary of is they only have two pull thru sites. Still a great quiet overnight stop. We'd stay here again.

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

We were in a pull thru site but would have preferred back in site in a grassy area with fewer trees. One lane road in and out of park could be a problem if meeting an oncoming vehicle. Some permanent sites but they are well maintained. Park is well maintained, lots of things to do and restrooms are very very clean. Passport rate is cash only. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 90
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

Since we were using Passport America we had to use a back in and had to unhook our tow. The site was a little unlevel and would have been a mess if it had rained, there would have been a lot of mud. The owners were very nice and helpful, plenty of trees and several wood carvings that are beautiful. It wasn't too far off the road so it was fine for overnight. The wifi worked in their barn (rec room) and was fine. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

We enjoyed camping here so much we extended our stay. The campsites are relatively spacious and the campground has lots of trees. We were here in early June, and the fields and trees surrounding the campground were filled with fireflies at night; it was lovely. The campground owners are very friendly and accommodating. In addition to providing fire rings and picnic tables with care to level the table, they also recommended events and museums in Richmond which were delightful. We travel with two dogs, and the campground is very pet friendly and has a small fenced dog run for dogs to be off-leash. The pool looks inviting and clean, and although it was too cold for us Floridians to swim, others were enjoying the pool. The campground is conveniently located just off I-70, but there is no highway noise in the campground. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
11
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Campground owners highly recommended the Wayne County Museum. We so enjoyed that museum founded by Julia Meek Gaar and highly recommend it ourselves. If you want to see everything, plan to spend several hours. We also enjoyed the Model T museum and Historic Downtown Richmond and the Gaar Mansion.

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

The rate reflects a Passport America discount but extra charges for a pull-through, 50 amp, pet, and taxes. This was a 1 night stop over for us. I wish we had just kept driving and pulled into a rest area. The lady at check-in was nice. The site was awful. It looked like it was in a ditch. There was a rising hill with a tree on one side and a wooden platform on the other. We eventually had to pull around and back into it. We had 50 amp and full hook-ups but we were dirty and muddy by the time we finally could settle in. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 32
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

A lovely park-like location. Lots of trees and birds. It was quiet too. They do have wi-fi, but only in the building where the office is. It's excellent connection there. The biggest negative for us was the site wasn't very level. But we like this place and would definitely stay there again. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 48
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $19.00
Overall Rating:

The rate is with Passport America. We stayed just one night and there was only one other customer in the campground so it was very quiet. We had a full hook-up pull-thru site and the owner escorted us to the site. This was a very nice campground for a one night stay. We would return again. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

Relaxing and quiet RV park. Excellent utilities and roomy sites. Stay here every year. Owners always make the big difference. They are always friendly and helpful. Rate shown is monthly with average electric. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 314
States Visited: 48
Helpful Reviews: 45

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

Very quiet and located far from trains and vehicle traffic noise. We were able to get TV reception with our antennae. They have an animal theme miniature golf course. They also have a pool. We upgraded with Passport America to 50 amp and a pull through but felt it was worth the extra money. We would stay here again and recommend it to our friends. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 118
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $21.00
Overall Rating:

The campground was clean, and visibly well maintained. The one-night discount sites are grassy back-ins on a hill near to the office. The sites are fairly level. We paid the Passport America rate far a Water/Electric/Sewer site. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Friendly owner. Decent pull through sites for an overnight stay. Lots of seasonals. We camped at Deer Ridge Camping Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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