South Slope Loop

Area Status: Open
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South Slope Loop includes 27 individual sites. The loop contains centralized water, flush toilets, hot showers, and a recharge table for electric boat motors. A selection of single or extra large sites are available in this shady campground.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 hours/day, Quiet hours are 10 pm to 6 am The site is open through firearm gun season in the fall.
Reservations: Reservations are made by calling 1-877-444-6777 (TTY is 1-877-833-6777) April 15 through September 30. There is a $10 reservation fee and a cancellation fee. Reservation information is available at: http://www.recreation.gov.
Fees Camping fees are $27. One vehicle is included in site fees. Extra vehicles are $5/day each. With the America the Beautiful senior and access passports a single family electric site is $17. Double sites are $43. Call for availability of sites after 10/16. Reservations for campground sites can be made by calling toll free the National Reservation System at 1-877-444-6777 (TTY is 1-877-833-6777.) Reservations are only made April 15 through September 30. The fee for making the reservation is $10. There is a minimum cancellation fee of $10.00. Reservation information is available at: http://www.recreation.gov. If not previously reserved, occupancy is on a first come basis. In the fall fees are $10 for electric sites, $5 for non-electric and half price for those with federal passes (age, access, etc). Vault toilets are available with centralized water hydrants.
Permit Info: None needed.
Open Season: April 13 - fire arm gun season
Usage: Light
Restrictions: A complete list of US Forest Service rules and regulations are posted on bulletin boards in the campground. No hardwood firewood may be brought in to the campgrounds unless it has been certified by the USDA or IDNR.
Closest Towns: Tell City, IN
Water: Drinking water available, frost free hydrant available in winter months
Restroom: Flush toilets, vault toilet available in winter months.
Operated By: Cradle of Forestry Concessionaires; phone 812-843-4880 (during recreation season only).

General Information

Directions:

Located 3 miles south of Interstate 64 off State Highway 37. Turn at the large entrance sign. A gatehouse sits just off State Road 37 at the entrance of the recreation area. GPS Coordinates: Lat - 38 degrees 11' 56.664"N, Long - 86 degrees 35' 53.951"W


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Campground Camping

This is one of two shady campground loops in the Indian-Celina Lake Recreation Area. It includes 27 sites for tents or RVs. All of these sites are electric. This loop is open from 4/15-10/15. A maximum of 2 vehicles and 8 people are allowed on a single site. The loop has two double sites which allow a maximum of 4 people and 16 people.

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Reservation Info Reservations for campground sites can be made by calling toll free the National Reservation System at 1-877-444-6777 (TTY is 1-877-833-6777.)  The fee for making the reservation is $10. There is a minimum cancellation fee of $10.00. Reservation information is available at: http://www.recreation.gov. If not previously reserved, occupancy is on a first come basis.
Fire Information Each site has a campfire grill established where camp fires must be built.
No. of Sites 27
No. of Accessible sites 2

RV Camping

This is one of two shady campground loops in the Indian-Celina Lake Recreation Area. It includes 27 sites appropriate for RVs of various length spurs. All of these sites are electric. This loop is open from 4/15-10/15. A maximum of 2 vehicles and 8 people are allowed on a single site. The loop has two double sites which allow a maximum of 4 people and 16 people.

Reservation InfoReservations are not required but about half the sites may be reserved. The rest are available on a first come basis.
Hookup - Waternone
Fire InformationEach site has a campfire grill established where camp fires must be built.
Vehicle Clearenceadequate for RVs
Size Restrictionsspur length varies from 38 feet to 63 feet
No. of Sites27 sites
No. of Accessible sites2
Dump StationsDump station is available just off site.
Hookups - ElectricAll sites have electric
Corralsspur length varies from 38 feet to 63 feet
Pavement Type for Parkingasphalt
Hookup - Sewernone

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  Latitude : 
38.1931
  Longitude : 
-86.6088