North Face Loop


Area Status: Open

North Face Loop includes 36 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, electric or non-electric sites are available in this shady campground.

During winter months only 3 electric sites are available and several non-electric sites. Water is only at frost free hydrants (no flush toilets or showers, though pit toilets are available).

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 hours/day, Quiet hours are 10 pm to 6 am Open year-round with reduced services in winter months.
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.
Permit Info: None needed.
Open Season: Year-round
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 hydrants in winter months
Restroom: Flush toilets; vault toilts 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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Activities

Campground Camping

This is one of two shady campground loops in the Indian-Celina Lake Recreation Area. It includes 36 sites for tent or RV camping. Most of these sites are not electric. This loop is open year-round with reduced services and fees in the fall and winter months. 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. Three of the sites are walk-in.

No. of Sites 36
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 Accessible sites See gatehouse or call our front desk for information.
Sleeping Shelter no

RV Camping

This is one of two shady campground loops in the Indian-Celina Lake Recreation Area. It includes 33 sites appropriate for RVs of various length spurs. Most of these sites are not electric. This loop is open year-round with reduced services and fees in the fall and winter months. 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.

No. of Sites 33 sites
Pavement Type for Parking asphalt
Reservation Info Reservations are not required but about half the sites may be reserved. The rest are available on a first come basis.
Hookup - Water none
Vehicle Clearence adequate for RVs
Hookup - Sewer none
Size Restrictions spur length varies from 37 feet to 60 feet
Dump Stations Dump station is available just off site.
Fire Information Each site has a campfire grill established where camp fires must be built.
Hookups - Electric 3 sites have electric hookups
Corrals spur length varies from 37 feet to 60 feet
No. of Accessible sites 0

Visitor Programs

During the spring and summer seasons, visitors are encouraged to attend our interpretive programs. Programs are offered at the amphitheater near the Rickenbaugh House or in some cases a few programs may be held at other locations. For more information on programs at Indian-Celina Lake contact 812-547-7051.
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

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Location

 
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  Latitude : 
38.1970

  Longitude : 
-86.6062