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Primrose Loop

Area Status: Open
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Primrose Loop is one of two group camps offered at Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area. It has a capacity of up to 65 people in six campsites. Group camps contain water and vault toilets. Showers are available in the main campground. Group camps are open by 4/15  through 10/31. Special arrangements may be made for groups to camp later in the fall. Reservations may be made through the reservation system. There is still a $5/vehicle per day charged for these sites after the first vehicle.

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 Primrose Loop Group Camp rents for $40/night. There is still a $5/vehicle per day charged for these sites after the first vehicle. 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: Vault 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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Primrose Loop is one of two group camps offered at Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area. It has a capacity of up to 65 people in six campsites. Group camps contain water and vault toilets. Showers are available in the main campground. Group camps are open by 4/15  through 10/31. Special arrangements may be made for groups to camp later in the fall. Reservations may be made through the reservation system. There is still a $5/vehicle per day charged for these sites after the first vehicle.

Sleeping Shelternone
Reservation InfoReservations are not required but the sites may be reserved. If the campsites are not reserved they are available on a first come basis.
Fire Informationgrills or fire rings are available.
Group Shelternone
No. of Sites6 sites
Group Cooking Facilitiesnone
Hookups - Electricnone

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  Latitude : 
38.1339
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