Activities and Amenities
Firewood Alert: The Hoosier National Forest (HNF) has prohibited the possession, storage or transportation on the Hoosier National Forest of any hardwood firewood that originates off the Hoosier National Forest. The exception is downed wood gathered on the forest for firewood, processed lumber that does not contain nails, firewood that has been certified by the USDA APHIS or Indiana DNR, and pine firewood. This is to prevent the spread the Emerald Ash Borer and other exotic insect pests. Many local vendors and large retailers supply certified firewood. Certified firewood is also available for purchase at the campground. A list of known vendors can be accessed at http://www.in.gov/dnr/entomolo/files/ep-CA_firewood.pdf.
Firewood is defined as any part or portion of a tree that has been cut and removed from its original location and is to be used as fuel for heating or cooking in an open pit, grill, fireplace, or stove.
INDIAN CELINA LAKE, IN
part ofHoosier National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Wed Oct 15 2014 Season Dates
OverviewThe Indian-Celina Lake Recreation Area is a tranquil getaway in the midst of the Hoosier National Forest. Both the Celina and Indian Lakes are within the area, offering camping, boating, fishing and hiking, as well as tours of a historic site.
The area is located in south-central Indiana, in a dense hardwood and pine forest, on 152-acre Indian and 164-acre Celina lakes. A variety of wildlife make its home in the area.
Indian and Celina lakes are two of four fishing lakes along Highway 37. The lakes offer many miles of shoreline and coves for fishing for pan fish. Boat ramps are open year-round, and an accessible fishing pier is available on Celina Lake. Anglers can expect a variety of catfish, largemouth bass, bluegill and crappie.
The area offers dozens of individual campsites, divided in two loops. Campsites are available for tent and RV camping. Utility hookups are available in some of the sites and the parking surfaces are paved.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Due to the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Help protect our forests by purchasing or collecting firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Click here for more information.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From St. Crois, Indiana, travel south on State Route 37 about 2 miles to the Indian-Celina Recreation Area sign. Turn right and continue to the campground.
Mailing Address:INDIAN CELINA LAKE
Phone Number:Information: (812)843-4891