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Winamac, Indiana

Tippecanoe River State Park

Winamac, Indiana



Winamac, Indiana
Phone: (574) 946-3213

Sites: 168
Recent Rate: $30 7/2016

Latitude: 41.1171246181524
Longitude: -86.6007614135742

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $3.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 3.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

8 Reviews

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice, wooded state park. Our site was large, mostly grass except for the gravel pad. Lots of biking and hiking trails. Park was completely full but was very quiet at night. A little tight getting in and out of site. 30 amp electricity only at the site. We brought our own water. Poor Verizon service. We will return. The biggest complaint was park ranger knocking on our door around 10:30 pm to ask us to move our vehicle off the grass where it had been parked all day. We camped at Tippecanoe River State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
106
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

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

Close to Winamac, Indiana. Great Steam Festival 3rd weekend in July. Approximately 12 miles to Bailey's Discount Warehouse.

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Review Count: 357
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

A typical state park, with few amenities other than electric hookups. Our site was paved with blacktop, but is was a handicapped site. We were one of 3 RVs in the park for our 1 night stop. One of the other RVs was the camp host. This park is very shaded with tall trees which prevents the use of roof top satellite systems. We camped at Tippecanoe River State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
102
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The closest shopping for basics is in Winamac about 5 miles south of the park entrance. I would call the area rather rustic with access to the Tippecanoe River in the park, but not the campground.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here three nights. There is electricity only at each site. We had to pay an admission fee to enter the park of $9 even though we had reservations at the campground. The people in charge of cleaning the restrooms were not very effective. The state staff were very friendly and helpful. This is a beautiful location, however Indiana officials have failed to invest in the buildings. Repairs are needed. This is very quiet during the week. We camped at Tippecanoe River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
110
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

There is a supper market nearby in Winamac, Indiana and a Catholic church. There is also a well stocked Ace hardware there. This is a great spot to cross country ski in the winter. The river in the park is beautiful. There is a place to add water to your fresh water tanks and there is a dump station. It is a short trip to the RV museum in Elkhart and Amish sites are in the area. Peru Indiana is worth the trip.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice flat camping lots, with many trees. Very family oriented. Good roads for bike riding. Perfect in cool weather, but mosquitoes are terrible in summer. We camped at Tippecanoe River State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Near bath house
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Walk to fire tower.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

A very nice state park, with paved access roads and grassy sites. Our site was quite wide and easy to back my 34 foot fifth wheel into. Shower house is older but acceptably clean. Saturday night campfires caused a lot of smokiness, but that may have been unusual due to no breeze. Sites on the outside loop appeared to be larger and more spacious. Grounds were clean and well maintained. Several hiking trails available, and park its huge, so lots of places for bike riding. Canoe rentals nearby on the Tippecanoe River. We're already making plans to return. We camped at Tippecanoe River State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 159
States Visited: 39
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: October, 2011 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground is located among well-spaced mature trees, affording good shade below. The roads are narrow, paved, and the sites are gravel pads. I would say this is a not big rig campground, although a skillful driver could probably get into some sites. We stopped here for a couple of nights to check out the sand hill cranes at a nearby refuge. During our visit in early October, the usual fee for the vehicle was not being charged, so the rate shown, $17.34, was inclusive of all charges, including nice, private hot showers. We had good TV reception off the antenna and the Verizon air card worked well for Internet. We enjoyed the quiet of the campground with few RVs and would stay here again in the future. We camped at Tippecanoe River State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2011 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

An established state park campground that is very scenic, especially in the fall. Campsites are of medium size and most sites are partial to full shade. Ample playgrounds and area for recreation. Several hiking trails and there is a 90 foot fire observation tower that can be climbed that gives a wide view of the park and surrounding area. Camping here in the fall when leaves are down can be a challenge for finding roads within campground. Staff was very friendly and helpful. There is no campground general store and nearest down is approximately 20 minutes south. We camped at Tippecanoe River State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 33
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2010 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a nice state park with shady campsites, clean comfort stations with good showers, and some good trails to hike. Canoe rental is available in nearby Winamac. There is also a horseman's campground and miles of horse trails, which can also be shared by hikers, but hiking these trails is difficult and messy. I did not see the horseman's campground or the canoe camp, both of which are primitive. Nice waterfowl area where otters, frogs, birds of all sorts can be seen. I highly recommend trail 8 though the Sand Hill Nature Preserve on the north end of the park. Fire tower gives a great view of the surrounding area. This is a small park: no camp store (campground host sells firewood and ice), nature center has limited hours (not open before Memorial Day), no dedicated bike trail, and large rigs will struggle to navigate the narrow roads and trees in the campground. Only a couple pull-through sites are available. Cabins are available. We camped at Tippecanoe River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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