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20 RV Parks near Hudson Lake, Indiana
We did however find 20 campgrounds within 25 miles of Hudson Lake. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Hudson Lake in the left hand column.
Jul 2013 - $45.00
I've camped in over 50 campgrounds and this was one of my least favorite. It's nearly all seasonals, who were welcoming and friendly, with somewhere in the neighborhood of 6 sites available for visitors. The reservation process was simply a matter of getting someone to answer the phone, and no confirmation was provided other than being told my name was "on the board." At check in we waited for someone to find the person who works in the office. Our site was basically in someone's yard and the fire ring was within reach of their tethered dogs. There's a pool but it was packed with regulars who were throwing a party. No other amenities. The restaurant is not affiliated with the campground but is within walking distance. - McNamara's Band
Jun 2012 - $20.00
Friendly, helpful with directions and took us to site. Had a 4th of July celebration on July 1st for weekend campers. Afternoon, a band was playing at the pool pavilion, and an evening meal offered by the park with meat, buns and serving needs provided, just bring a dish to share. Very nice. Nice pool and neat surroundings. Well kept. Tight turns on the well maintained roads. - StLouieEd
Aug 2010 - $25.00
This was a nice clean park. The owners were some of the nicest people I have meet yet RV'ing. The town of New Carlisle is small, so getting use to the small town life maybe a little different. You could see Hudson Lake from campground. It's a clean lake, a good size for boating and water stuff. The park has stuff to do every weekend. The only bad thing was the train tracks were very close. Trains do come through all night. They don't blow a horn at night, but you do hear the car's on the tracks. If it was not for the trains, this park would have gotten a higher rating. We would come back with train's and all. - rv1
Aug 2018 - $35.00
Filthy - garbage hadn't been picked up in weeks - filthy toilets and urinals - this place is bad & contacting the owner is a joke - Total slum campground owner. Pool was shut down from health dept. Don't waste your money here - No activities - camp store is a joke - playground broken down & unsafe - worse campground I ever seen. - Recordspinner
May 2018 - $30.00
We were going to stay for the weekend. We drove in, looked around; my wife used the restroom. We left. The place was so run down and dirty it was disgusting . It looked more like a shanty town than a campground . They have a great website but is VERY DECEIVING! This place looks NOTHING like the pictures. BEWARE! - workinman
Aug 2017 - $30.00
Pool was green. Office wasn't open when supposed to be. Our site that was reserved was given to someone else. Mini golf was in disrepair. Bathrooms dirty and falling apart. Sites were not marked clearly. So unsure which power post was for our site. People driving both cars and golf carts while drinking. There was a DUI where the driver drove off the road, got stuck on a rock/tree stump, manager was called and they never came. Quiet hours not enforced. If you are looking for a family campground this is not the place for you. - Jenny42093
May 2018 - $40.00
Stayed the weekend yes it is an older campground, bathrooms very clean. The store and office very nice . The owners super helpful and very friendly. On a nice lake and beach very nice. - workinman
Jun 2015 - $35.00
This "resort" is an older seasonal trailer park in the woods beside a lake which has a beach that is heavily used by local people. Perhaps they might put short term RVs in empty seasonal sites but we asked for a pull through site and these are situated on one side of the very busy parking lot for the beach. If you want a short term site do not go here. - JTD2
Sep 2014 - $38.00
As a previous reviewer said, this "resort" mainly accommodates either permanent or seasonal RVs. However, we spent four nights here and were quite happy with the place. This wouldn't have been true in the summer season, however, since this resort is aimed at families with kids, and we like quiet. But in late September, it was lovely (great tree color, beautiful lake) and peaceful. The owners are very nice. We would come back here for another fall visit. - NMCamper
Jun 2018 - $25.00
This a basic place to stay for a night or longer if your exploring the area. Very reasonable rate, but don't expect too much. We got a flat level cement pad we drove over the grass to park on. Good Power (50) amp only in our power box, water was clean and strong pressure. WiFi was excellent, quiet place to spend time. No pool, or other items, grass was cut and neat landscape. Office was not the cleanest and smelled like dog, but it doesn't take long to sign in and pay. From outward appearance you might just drive by, but it is actually a great place to stay. We would stay here again when we are going through LaPort. The listing shows no wifi but it is a very strong and powerful wifi, very happy with how well it works. - weighit
Sep 2014 - $19.00
Basic parking space with hook-up for overnight. No frills but nice low price. This is 2nd stay here and would stay again. - Tireman9
Aug 2012 - $20.00
Very good value with Passport America. This is our second stay here. Makes a good base for seeing the area. Michigan City is a short drive away and the Indiana Dunes NL are a bit further. We had a 30 FHU on a slab not quite large enough for us. Very good TV reception with bat-wing and Verizon broadband connected at 4G. - Bob and Inga
May 2014 - $45.00
Nice location for this part of Michigan. Friends came out from Chicago to visit. Fairly level gravel site, good utilities, very nice folks. Free entertainment provided by folks getting stuck parking their 5th wheel for the summer. We had to leave our toad at the main office. Sites are very close, so the way out was exciting until we made our turn. We would stay here again as long as we get the same site - others appeared too short or narrow (trees) for our rig (43 ft). - Frances and Sparky
Aug 2012 - $40.00
We were just here overnight and it was OK except for the price. $25 would have been a fair rate but we were running out of day and needed to stop for the night so we bit the bullet. Gravel sites 98% full with long term rigs. Voltage was good, but water pressure was only fair. It was convenient for our route. We might stay here again if we happen to be passing through. - zrxh14
May 2010 - $38.00
This park is nice and clean. It says its across the street from the dunes; yes, they are but it's about a 3 to 4 mile walk to the dunes. If you bring a bike of car you will be OK. The owners of the park were very nice and helpful. They did have a playground but if you have kids like mine 15 and 11 playground was for little kids. They do have a pond but no swimming of fishing, just to look at. This is a nice campground for just relaxing, but it has no extras. We would not camp here due to how far the walk to beach is and no extras for older kids. - rv1
Aug 2017 - $31.00
We stayed two nights on our way West to break up the trip. Upon arrival, the unhappy office person charged us $9/day per vehicle (RV and toad) totaling $36 for two days, plus the camp fee of $62. We had previously paid $8 to reserve a spot via website. Pretty pricey for a spot with 50amp service only. The site was ok, wide and long enough for our rig, but the fire pit had cigarettes in it and there was an old carpet that someone had tossed into the woods behind the site. Pros were the cool dunes and Lake Michigan. The showers were individual rooms, and clean, but water wasn't very hot. Our site was shaded, and overall, the park is super quiet except for the traffic sounds, which weren't too bad. The person working the gift shop was lovely, happy and glad to be there. - Kcm
Jul 2017 - $40.00
The location of the park is very nice and beach access is a fun tromp through the dunes; however, we were terribly disappointed in the space we were given. If you come here, be sure to drive around the park, mark down the spots that look interesting and then ask for those. We were driving a long way and really needed a nice place to rest before moving on the next morning. We took spot #164 as assigned and found it to be a spot that was absent-mindedly created out of a corner. There is a sign in your way, the bushes are thick and hog up the majority of the space and the spot isn't level. And, to top it off, the fire pit was full of gross trash from the previous campers. We were didn't realize until walking the other loop to take the dunes trail that other far more appealing sites were to be had. My Mr. was too tired from driving and didn't want to request a different site after he had already put down the jacks and got the AC running. I don't know if it was because the park employees try to get this spot "sold" first or what, but for $31 + $9 for the park pass is way too much for what we got. I highly doubt we'll stay at this park again, but if we do, I'll be far more picky about which site we get assigned. For the record, site #54 looks spacious, shaded and has 50 amp service. If it weren't for the nice dunes and the "better loop" I'd drive right by and never give it another thought. - Ree Klein
Jul 2016 - $29.00
Reviews definitely depend on time of year you camp here: we experienced the same. Park is unique with the lake and sand dunes.
The Campground in summer: yikes! Sites 94 - 171 looked like a tent city at a rock concert with some trailers thrown in. The campers looked miserable. Large grassy/dirt areas with no privacy and kids running all over the place.
Fortunately we were in the "Modern" campground, and sites 67-74 were the only spacious sites we saw. However this loop also had many very close inside sites. The outside loop sites are also subject to road noise.
In the summer I would be very cautious about the site you choose and your personal space requirements. Our site had electric and some privacy.
I would visit this park again due to the unique sand dunes and the lake BUT only off season and not on a weekend. - Breezy2
Jul 2019 - $22.00
We spent a week here. We were not able to get a sewer site. Apparently they sold a lot of the sewer sites. Do have electric and water hookups. The RV spots are close but plenty room for our needs. We did notice a couple campers are taking up two sites, and one parked in one site using the 50 amp service on another site. The staircases, bridges, and walkways are incredible leading down to the river. Excited to get the kayaks on the river. We went in and checked out the restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities. The restrooms are extreme clean. Laundry room is very nice $1.75 for washer and $1.50 for dryer. Good deal! We've paid way more at other parks. We then went and checked out the pool, and hot tub area. They are remodeling the pool and looks like they have filled in the hot tub. It is all closed for now. Nice playground for the kiddos. There is also a huge play room with arcade games, air hockey, huge tv room with lots of seating, big kitchen area. This RV park really has it all. I would definitely stay here again. *FYI there is a tree on one side of the park that drops down and you can only get an 11 foot vehicle under it. **Lots of events on calendar including an ice cream social ***Be aware road going up to entrance could be narrow if you passed another RV on the road. - RLKeller
Jun 2019 - $1.00
Narrow dirt road entry, no way to pull over if you were to meet anyone going the other way! Hope we can get out without an issue. Our reservations were made 6 wks in advance for a full hook up, but on our arrival we were told we could not have one, they were being saved for "big Rigs", even though our fifth wheel and truck easily measure 56 ft. we were taken to a site with a narrow road and two trees at the site entrance. there was to way that we could back in without damaging our new fifth wheel. We could not exit the area straight down the road because we were told that a historic tree was too low for our fifth wheel to get under! We had to back down the dirt road to get out. We were then taken to a FHU site that we should have been given to begin with. After we were set up the park the manager came by and asked why we were on that site, she clearly didn't want us there even though another employee gave it to us. It is clear that TT members get put in the back 40 which is nothing new. We've had this issue many times before but this. The employees were respectful and friendly but did not think of the damage that could have been done to our rig. If you are a TT member and have a small travel trailer you will be OK but put in the back, otherwise stay away!! They told us the FHU sites were first come first serve bases, but, there were obvious empty ones that we were not offered. - LindaRee515
Jun 2019 - $1.00
Spacious wooded park on the banks of St. Joseph River, nice wide roads and a mixture of open and wooded sites. We reserved a full hook up site, none were available when we arrived but we were put in a nice water and electric site convenient to the bathhouse and laundry and had pump out service at no charge, the park is in a very pretty setting and was clean and well kept. We would recommend Bear Cave. - Bruce and Janette
Oct 2019 - $30.00
Stayed one night in space 163. It was a Friday night, so the park was very full. A lot of families come here to unwind for the weekend. Site was Electric only, with H20 and Dump available. Site had some slope to it, but only needed one set of blocks on the back tires. There is a nice, paved 3 mile bike trail through the park that took us through forests, rivers and the lake. Good Cell and OTA signal. - Davishouse2
Sep 2019 - $30.00
The park was busy on the weekend we were there but they handled the crowd well. All of the sites are similar in appearance. Electric, but no water on site. However the water filling station and dump station are easy to access. Nice playground. Site was level. - rudyhehn
Aug 2019 - $29.00
We stayed at Potato Creek State Park while waiting for some trailer mods to be made. The sites are large and spacious, and even when the park filled on the weekend we didn't feel crowded. Everything was clean, the grass was mowed, and people were very friendly. With all the green grass and trees for shade, it wound up being one of our favorite parks of the whole summer. The paved bike trail is fun to ride, and shady most of the way. That's a bonus on a warm, muggy day! We would choose to stay here again when in the area of the RV capital of the world. - Denise and Glenn
Aug 2017 - $40.00
2nd time at this park. Sites are large and grassy. Wooded golf cart trails are a really nice touch. The river is very scenic and you can tube/kayak/fish practically from your site. Beautiful! Saw an eagle from our site! While there were some loud partiers, Campers were mostly laid back and mostly low key. Employees/owner go out of their way to assist. First night of arrival realized I didn't have a corkscrew. Asked at the desk and they didn't have one. Within an hour the desk person showed up at our site with a corkscrew...what service! Read reviews that said older rigs are discriminated against. Our friends joined us both visits, and their rig is OLD. They were treated just as nicely as we were. Only reason I didn't give a 10 is for lack of hot tub or pool. Really not necessary here as there is a swimming beach and the river. Loved it and will be back! - Jonestead Mobile
Jun 2016 - $40.00
Riverfront Park Campground is well maintained and a pleasant enough place to stay. Access to the spaces was difficult to a novice travel trailer owner. Spaces are not angled for easy parking. They are straight so you have to make a 90 degree turn in a fairly tight space. No mention of this was made or help offered until we were having difficulty - unlike other RV parks we have stayed at where help was offered at check-in. However, the reason we are only giving a mediocre rating is our experience making reservations. We called months in advance to make our reservation and spoke with the owner who told us we did not need a confirmation number. We also called a month prior to our arrival date to confirm & were again told we did not need a confirmation number by the same man we spoke to previously. When we arrived at the campground, to our dismay, they had no record of our reservation, and said the full hook up sites were under construction and none were available. When we complained, they said they had one available till Monday because another camper had been delayed in arriving. This worked for us as we were departing Monday morning anyway. However, we were really put off by the poor office management practices and will not be staying here again. Reasonably quiet park, staff pleasant but completely unorganized. - vmak57
May 2016 - $40.00
Parks in the local area are few, but this will work for an extended stay, as its access to the parking areas is rather tight (poor planning), but is fine for a smaller rig (30 ft or less). Low tree limbs is not an issue, but dust due to gravel drives is probably the biggest problem. Quiet/family oriented atmosphere with a lake/riverfront on the property. Nice people, no issues encountered with neighbors and no road noise. Many long term tenants, no mobile homes and no trash noted. Had some problems with the 50 amp service, but the office was accommodating and remedied the issue with no drama. No documentation/receipts provided for the stay from the office. If I needed to visit the area again, I would return based upon our visit/experience. - wolffden
Sites: 110 | Recent Rate: $$$$ | 23 Reviews
Jul 2019 - $37.00
Very nice, clean, quiet campground. Gravel roads and sites are level. Nice pool and playground. Quiet during week but full most summer weekends. There many trails to walk and there is a big state park down the road with even more to do. Great shopping and food ten minutes away. - RV State Trekking
Aug 2018 - $39.00
Our site was quite nice at this campground, but our overall impression was not as good. The setting is fairly nice with heavily wooded areas surrounding the sites and grass between. Some sites shared utility poles, which we never like, but ours was on the end so we had a large open area facing the road. The only landscaping was around the store (which was never open). The pool was cast cement with large chunks missing around the water line, it really needed cleaning and the pool deck smelled bad next to it. The bathroom & showers were nice but very dirty. They advertise a "pickle ball" court but it was just a net strung over a grassy area. In general they do very poor maintenance. Our Dish satellite worked fine. They offer free Wifi but it didn't work well. One positive note....it's very quiet. - Hands For Him
Jul 2018 - $43.00
The park has NO OFFICE to go to with problems, small lots, DUSTY, too close to each other, you must have to share the area between you and your neighbor which is good for families, but not passer's through the area or staying for a week or two, and very very poor internet service. They rent to many workers who leave early in the morning and wake you up, there are people with big dogs, who bark all the time (owners don't stop it) they will say they don't hear that. They have many weekend people who rent all year long who drive by making dust so you cannot enjoy your outside when outside, unless you like dust. The owners don't care about the people who rent, just the money they can make. If you leave early, don't expect any refund, even though they Never said that when you book.
We didn't use the restrooms, so can't say how they are. The lighting at night is fair, the hook up's are all the way in the back of the lot, weeds were growing around them, could be hard to hook up.
Good luck if you go to this park, we will NEVER be back, and we tell everyone we meet to stay away, and go some where else. - Edsan