Catbrier Loop

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Camping in Catbrier Loop

Catbrier Loop Campground is one of three shady campground loops in the Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area. This loop has ten sites with electricity and water and is designed for larger RVs. The loop also has toilets, and a shelterhouse. The campground opens between April 1 and April 15 and remains open through October 31 (weather dependent). A maximum of 2 vehicles and 8 people are allowed per site. An additional $5/vehicle per day is charged for extra vehicles.

At a Glance

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 Sites in the Catbrier loop with electricity and water are $27. (The price with an America the Beautiful senior and access passport is $17). One vehicle is included in site fees. Extra vehicles are $5/day each. 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.
Permit Info: None needed.
Open Season: April - October
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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Catbrier Loop Campground is one of three shady campground loops in the Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area. This loop has ten sites with electricity and water and is designed for larger RVs. The loop also has toilets, and a shelterhouse. The campground opens April 15 and remains open through October 31 (weather dependent). A maximum of 2 vehicles and 8 people are allowed per site. 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 44 feet to 102 feet
No. of Sites10
No. of Accessible sites5
Dump StationsDumpstation is just across State Road 37 from the turn off into the Recreation Area.
Hookups - ElectricAll sites have electric
Corralsspur length varies from 44 feet to 102 feet
Pavement Type for Parkingasphalt
Hookup - Sewernone
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  Latitude : 
38.1360
  Longitude : 
-86.6372