Campground at Hawthorn Park

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6067 E. Old Maple Avenue

Wooded campground, 75 electrical hookups including 7 pull-thrus, 10 primitive/tent sites.  Fire ring and picnic table at each site.  Water hydrants nearby.  Modern shower houses with rest rooms. Handicapped accessible.  Dump station.  Pets are welcome but must be kept on leash.  Firewood available for purchase. Horseshoe pits, small playground.  Nearby lake for fishing.  In park, swimming beach (Memorial Day - weekend before school opens for fall), boat ramps, trails, archery range, playgrounds, labyrinth, and softball/volleyball field. The Heritage Trail can be accessed from an adjoining trail within the park.

Campground open May 1 - October 15.  Park open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.   No reservations.  Must check-in between those hours.  Night guard on duty. Electrical sites - $20 a night, weekly rate - $120, 2 weeks rate - $200. Primitive sites - $12 a night, weekly rate - $60, 2 weeks rate - $100. Price includes Indiana Sales Tax.

From I-70, go north on State Road 46 for 3 miles to U.S. 40.  Turn right and go 1 mile east to North Hunt Street (second stop light/Lost Creek Elementary School), turn left and go .6 mile north.  Turn left onto East Old Maple Avenue.  Go .6 mile to park entrance on left.  After entering park, turn right to go to campground.

From U.S. 41, go east on U.S. 40/ Wabash Avenue, continue east past State Road 46 and follow above directions.

From U.S. 40 going west, turn right on North Hunt Street (stop light/Lost Creek Elementary School) and follow above directions.  If you pass Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, you missed the turn.