Primrose Loop


Area Status: Open

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

Current Conditions: Effective Oct. 17, 2022, at noon central until April 13, 2023 - Campground CLOSED, no day-use fee charged, free access and day-use of the boat ramp, parking, and trails.
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) begining May 15 until October 15. 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. Only USDA certified firewood may be brought into the campground.
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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Group Camping

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.

No. of Sites 6 sites
Reservation Info Reservations are not required but the sites may be reserved. If the campsites are not reserved they are available on a first come basis.
Group Shelter none
Group Cooking Facilities none
Fire Information grills or fire rings are available.
Hookups - Electric none
Sleeping Shelter none

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.1339

  Longitude : 
-86.6348