Dogwood Loop

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Dogwood Loop Campground is one of three shady campground loops in the Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area and includes 14 individual sites. The loop has centralized water, flush toilets, hot showers, and a recharge table for electric boat motors. A selection of single or extra-large sites are available. Two walk-in sites are also provided. Only two of the sites have electricity, the rest do not. The campground opens April 15 and remains open through October 31 (weather dependent). A maximum of 2 vehicles and 8 people are allowed in single sites, and 16 people and 4 vehicles are allowed in double sites. An additional $5/vehicle per day is charged for extra vehicles.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 hours/day, Quiet hours are 10 pm to 6 am
Reservations: Reservations are made by calling 1-877-444-6777 (TTY is 1-877-833-6777) April 15 through early October. There is a $10 reservation fee and a cancellation fee. Reservation information is available at: http://www.recreation.gov.
Fees Camping fees are $20 for non-electric sites, and $27 for electric sites. One vehicle is included in site fees. Extra vehicles are $5/day each. With passports a single family non electric site is $10, and an electric site is $17. Double sites are $40 for non-electric and $45 for electric. 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 early October. 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.
Permit Info: None needed.
Open Season: April 1 - October 15
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 provided at a centralized location
Restroom: Flush toilets provided at a centralized location
Operated By: Cradle of Forestry Concessionaires; phone 812-843-4890 (during recreation season only).

General Information

Directions:

Located 6 miles south of Interstate 64 off State Highway 37. Turn at the large entrance sign. The recreation area is actually a couple miles down this road. Continue down the road to the gatehouse and the recreation complex. The campgrounds are to the north past the gatehouse. GPS Coordinates: Lat - 38 degrees 11' 56.664"N, Long - 86 degrees 35' 53.951"W


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Dogwood Loop Campground is one of three shady campground loops in the Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area and includes 14 individual sites. The loop has centralized water, flush toilets, hot showers, and a recharge table for electric boat motors. A selection of single or extra-large sites are available. Two walk-in sites are also provided. Only two of the sites have electricity, the rest do not. The campground opens between April 15 and remains open through October 31 (weather dependent). A maximum of 2 vehicles and 8 people are allowed in single sites, and 16 people and 4 vehicles are allowed in double sites. An additional $5/vehicle per day is charged for extra vehicles.

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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.) There is a fee for reservations. 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 14
No. of Accessible sites 2

RV Camping

Dogwood Loop Campground is one of three shady campground loops in the Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area and includes 12 sites appropriate for RVs. The loop has centralized water, flush toilets, hot showers, and a recharge table for electric boat motors. A selection of single or extra-large sites are available. Two walk-in sites are also provided. Only two of the sites have electricity, the rest do not. The campground opens April 15 and remains open through October 31 (weather dependent). A maximum of 2 vehicles and 8 people are allowed in single sites, and 16 people and 4 vehicles are allowed in double sites. An additional $5/vehicle per day is charged for extra vehicles.

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 36 feet to 52 feet
No. of Sites12
No. of Accessible sites2
Dump StationsDumpstation is just across State Road 37 from the turn off into the Recreation Area.
Hookups - ElectricOnly two sites have electric
Corralsspur length varies from 36 feet to 52 feet
Pavement Type for Parkingasphalt
Hookup - Sewernone
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  Latitude : 
38.1335
  Longitude : 
-86.6432