Patoka Lake Campground

Patoka Lake State Park

Write a Review
CR-1060 South Eckerty, IN 47116 812-685-2464 Official Website

GPS: 38.406, -86.6535

  • Overview
  • Q&A
  • Cell Service
  • Reviews (3)
  • Amenities

Overview of Patoka Lake Campground

For cars, trucks and campers, the entrance fee is $7 per vehicle for in-state plates and $9 per vehicle for out-of-state plates, seven days a week including holidays. For pedestrians, bicycles, buses and passenger vans, the entrance fee is $2 per person. When staying overnight, you will be required to pay the entrance fee the first time you enter and your receipt will serve as your in/out pass the remainder of your stay. In-state annual entrance permits (AEPs) are $50. Out-of-state annual entrance permits are $70. Golden Hoosier permits are $25.

Number of Sites 448

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Elevation 590 ft / 179 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

View Map
portable computer displaying map of camping locations
mobile device showing map of camping locations
Roadpass Pro
Signup for Roadpass Pro to get premium access to all of these great road travel apps.
Unlock pro campendium features
Ad Free Experience
Cell Service Overlays & Reports
Public Land Map Overlays
Trail Maps
Filter by Elevation
Pro icon Join Roadpass Pro

Q&A - Ask the Community about Patoka Lake Campground

To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. (812) 685-2464

Campendium users haven't asked any questions about Patoka Lake Campground

Reviews of Patoka Lake Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Site Quality

Cell Phone Coverage

Confirmed by 3 Users
Last reported 6/11/2023
3 reviews
“This Should Be On Your List ”

Reviewed 6/11/2023

Nightly rate: $23
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 228
Overall Rating

This place has a lot to do. From paved bike trails, hiking, a nice big beach for swimming. If you fish or boat, there is plenty of room. The website (reserve America) has great details on the lots, there are no real pull through lots “or at least none we seen “ but read the site details and you will find the perfect spot. We had partia... more

Site Quality

camper-731516 would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of

2 reviews
“Not to bad for only electric at site. ”

Reviewed 8/2/2020

Nightly rate: $28
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 164
Overall Rating

Check in wasn’t easy. Filling up with water was easy with the dedicated water filling stations (or just duck into a vacant site). Water was located within a reasonable distance to site. Two distinct types of sites. Field camping and woods camping. We choose the wooded side and it was very nice. Bath hoses were clean and the lake/beach ... more

Site Quality

FJav8r would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of

126 reviews
“Great spot!”

Reviewed 10/6/2019

Nightly rate: $12
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 33
Overall Rating

Stayed two nights in the Fisherman’s Campground, which is ideal for smaller rigs that don’t need hookups or shower facilities. There’s an even larger Modern Campground if you need the extras. Fisherman’s is $12.84/night, not including the nine bucks you pay for park entry. Potable water is plentiful, staff is very friendly and helpful.... more

Site Quality

whitney would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of

Be the first to add a note for Patoka Lake Campground!

Add a note!

Be the first to add a video for Patoka Lake Campground!

Add Video!

Have you written a blog post about Patoka Lake Campground?

Share it here!

Contact us to update this listing.


  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • Partial Hookups
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • dump station
  • general store
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets


Sleeping Bear Retreat

Just A One Nigher In The Covered Wagon Nov 2022

- camper-763017

Mitchell Creek Dispersed Camping

Not a great stay

- weekendroadtrippin

Sycamore Springs Park


- Jcolin74

Group 2 Created with Sketch.
Back to Top