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Lake Haven Retreat Campground

When you are looking at RV rentals in Marion County, you’ll also need a place to park that RV during your stay. You may appreciate the Lake Haven Retreat Campground in Indianapolis. The 22-acre campground features a five-acre stocked catch-and-release fishing lake, paddle boat rental, and an event hall. Other campground amenities include restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, and WiFi.Sites at the RV campground are pull-through with full hookups, 30/50 amp service, and cable hookups. Pets are welcome. Social events, including potlucks and campfires, are held throughout the year.



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The Great Outdoors

You’ll be near Fort Harrison State Park when you rent a camper near the Lake Haven Retreat Campground, and you’ll enjoy everything that this 1,700-acre park has to offer, including Fall Creek. The former Citizen’s Military Training Camp is preserved near the park office. There is also a Museum of 20th Century Warfare on the grounds of old Fort Harrison. The Fort Golf Resort & Conference Center features an 18-hole golf course and driving range along with a mercantile shop. There is also an Inn Restaurant. The Saddle Barn offers horse trail rides and hayrides. The Nature Center offers interpretive programming and interactive exhibits and displays. Outdoor recreational activities include hiking trails, sledding, fishing and ice fishing, biking, cross-country skiing, wildflower viewing, and a dog park. Special events are held throughout the year.The Morgan-Monroe State Forest is also a great place to explore the great outdoors when you are camping with an RV near here. This 24,000-acre forest includes Bryant Creek Lake, Cherry Lake, Prather Lake, the Scout Ridge Nature Preserve, several loops and trails, and picnic shelters with tables and grills. The reconstructed state forest office was created with 17 different wood species, and it features interpretive displays on forest history, cultural and ecological features, forest management, and native wildlife. Recreational opportunities here include gold panning, boating, hunting, fishing, hiking, and biking.Bring your Indianapolis camper rental to the Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge near Madison for another special way to appreciate the great outdoors. This 50,000-acre refuge incorporates an Indiana Air National Guard air-to-ground bombing range. The refuge is also home to more than 200 species of birds and 46 species of mammals including the federally endangered Indiana bat, breeding river otters, and state-endangered Henslow’s sparrows. It has been designated a Globally Important Bird Area. Guided tours include the historic Old Timbers Lodge, wildflower hikes, historical tours, and birding tours. There are also two self-guided interpretive nature trails. Other recreational opportunities include gun and bow hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, and nature photography. There is a photo blind at Old Timbers Lake. Visitors must watch a safety video as the property was once an ordnance testing facility. There is no potable water available.

Exploring the Area

There are plenty of things to do, see, and play with your RV rental near the Lake Haven Retreat Campground in Indianapolis. Some of the don’t-miss sights include the Indianapolis Zoo, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, tours of the “catacombs” beneath the Indianapolis City Market, the Indianapolis Speedway, and Conner Prairie, a re-created 19th-century village with living history demonstrations and interactive exhibits. The Broad Ripple neighborhood district features live music venues and clubs, locally-owned shops with crafts and vintage items, and plenty of coffee shops, cafes, and brewpubs. Special events that take place in Indianapolis every year include the Indy Jazz Fest, Devour Indy, and the IndyFringe Theatre Festival. Check out the Indiana Office of Tourism Development and Visit Indy for the latest news about area attractions, events, happenings, and visitor information.The legendary bad boy James Dean was raised in nearby Fairmount, and the Fairmount Historical Museum holds the largest collection of James Dean items on loan from his personal estate. Come visit with your Indianapolis camper rental to celebrate the iconic rebel without a cause. His life from birth to death is chronicled in artifacts, including school records, artwork, photographs, clothing, memorabilia, movie props, and more. The Remembering James Dean Festival is held every September and features a street fair, car show, vendor booths, music and dancing, vendors, food and drink, contests, carnival rides and games, and other attractions.Since you’ll be RV camping in the state’s capital and its most populous city, there will be no shortage of restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, bars, and brewpubs for you to explore. You can tempt your tastebuds with everything from fast food and fine dining to family-friendly comfort food and authentic ethnic eateries. You’ll also have no difficulty finding either gasoline or diesel fuel to refill your rig at any of the area’s service stations, truck stops, or convenience stores.


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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.