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Turkey Run Campground

Turkey Run Campground is located in Turkey Run State Park, a scenic area and preserved historical site an hour's drive west of Indianapolis. It is also a three-hour drive south from Chicago. RV camping at Turkey Run Campground is a great way to experience the Midwestern countryside and enjoy all of the fun recreational activities that the park has to offer. There are 213 campsites with electrical hookups, six of which are wheelchair accessible. The campsites also come with access to restrooms and showers. There is a camping store on site where you can pick up any camping essentials you may need, and there's access to drinking water for all campers.Motorhome camping at Turkey Run Campground means you'll have access to hiking trails and other recreational activities just steps from your campsite. There is a swimming pool on-site for hot summer months, as well as two basketball courts, two tennis courts, and one sand volleyball court. There's also a nature center with displays about the area, and group activities are offered at the center as well.Campsites at Turkey Run Campground also have a picnic table and fire ring for your convenience, and the park also has lots of larger picnic areas for social gatherings. Campsite reservations are available online through the park's website.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

There's so much to do outdoors when camping at Turkey Run Campground. The state park has 11 different hiking trails that vary in difficulty. Many of the trails will take you across a suspension bridge and into some of Indiana's last preserved sandstone canyons. Hiking through the canyons is challenging but very rewarding. Many of the trails are treacherous at times, so be sure to wear appropriate hiking gear before you head out. There are also several miles of bridle trails for those who enjoy horseback riding. You can't bring your own horse, but you can take a guided ride with one of the horses at their stables.Sugar Creek runs directly through the state park, which means you can also enjoy water sports while you are RV camping here. There is some excellent fishing in the creek, including some solid bass fishing. A state license is required to fish here. You can fish from the shore of the creek or fish from a boat, as there are two boat access points in the state park. This park is also an incredibly popular place to go canoeing. There are many canoe rental companies in the area around the park. You can rent equipment and go boating on your own, or take a guided tour. There are also lots of other excellent fishing locations outside the park just a short drive away. Lake Waveland is a particularly popular place for fishing, and Shades State Park also offers kayaking.There are several notable historical sites near the campground that are worth exploring. The Narrows Covered Bridge is one of the most stunning, as it was built in 1882. There are also a memorial cabin, a preserved pioneer home, and a log church. While you're camping here, be sure to check them out.

Exploring the Area

When camping in an RV at Turkey Run Campground, you'll want to make sure to explore the community around the campground too. The nearest small town is Rockville, which is known for its beautiful and historic covered bridges. Be sure to visit the Billie Creek Village museum, which showcases what life was like in historic rural Indiana. It has a classic small-town feel, with plenty of charming diners for when you're craving comfort food. You'll also find gas stations, grocery stores, and other essentials you'll need when you book an RV in Parke County.Turkey Run Campground is just an hour's drive away from Indianapolis, which makes for a great day trip while you're camping in the area. There are plenty of exciting attractions to explore in Indianapolis, including the Indianapolis Zoo, White River State Park, and Newfields, a large nature center that is home to the Indianapolis Museum of Art. One of the most notable attractions is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which is one of the world's largest race car tracks, and also has a museum where you can learn about the history of auto racing.Indianapolis is also home to several stunning monuments, including the Soldiers and Sailors Monument and the Indiana World War Memorial. There's also an eclectic selection of restaurants and nightlife - the Massachusetts Avenue area is a particularly exciting hot spot worth visiting.Although Turkey Run Campground is a beautiful and secluded part of the Indiana countryside, it's not far from some of the state's most exciting attractions.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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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.