Indiana Beach & IB Crow Campgrounds
The campgrounds are located next to the iconic Indiana Beach Boardwalk Resort on Lake Shafer in Monticello, Indiana. It features seven roller coasters, 45 rides, the Shafer Queen Paddlewheel boat and a water park.
Indiana Beach Campground offers a variety of tent and RV camping sites as well as cabins. Full-service sites with 30- or 50-amp electric service plus water and sewer connections are available with pull-through drives capable of handling the largest RV on the road today. Tent site services range from rustic with no services to full-service sites previously described.
IB Crow’s campground features full‑size pull‑through sites with 30- or 50-amp electric service, fire ring/grill, picnic table, TV cable, swimming pool and camp store. We can accommodate large RVs, fifth wheels, pop-ups and tents. Cabins are available with air conditioning and four have restroom facilities.
Camp stores are at both campgrounds along with TV cable, Wi-Fi (for a small fee) and propane service. Free transportation to Indiana Beach Boardwalk Resort is provided via ferry boat or trolley.
Swimming pool/kiddie pool
Water Works Splash Pad
Miniature Golf (fee)
Game Barn (fee)
Free TV Cable
2 Camp Stores
Activities in Season
Free Transportation to Indiana Beach via Ferry Boat or Trolley
Discounted Tickets to the Indiana Beach Boardwalk Resort
For more details visit www.IndianaBeach.com/accommodations
Indiana Beach Boardwalk & RV Resort is located in northwest Indiana on beautiful Lake Shafer, four miles north of Monticello, Indiana, 110 miles south of Chicago, and 95 miles north of Indianapolis.
Recommended route from Chicago and points north is I-65 with exit onto U.S. 24, then 20 miles east to Monticello.
Recommended route from Indianapolis and points south is I-65 with exit onto S.R. 43 north to US 24 east to Monticello for a total of 20 miles.
GPS Coordinates 40.794603, -86.779990
Park Rules and Information
We strive to make everyone’s visit to Indiana Beach Campground a pleasant, fun and memorable one. Please help us to make everyone’s camping experience an enjoyable one! We ask that you respect other campers. Please do not travel through campsites on the way to the washrooms or other areas of the park.
Check out is 11:00AM EST
All vehicles must display parking pass at all times.
All guests and visitors must check-in and register at the Campground office before proceeding through the gate. All visitors must leave by 10PM, EST, or register as an overnight guest.
Site Restrictions: Camping rates are for 1 camping unit and 1 vehicle, an additional tent or vehicle may be added for an additional fee. Camping rates are based on 6 persons per site, additional per person fees apply. A maximum of 8 persons per site.
Speed Limit throughout the park is 5 MPH. Licensed drivers ONLY may operate a vehicle or golf cart (student driver permits are NOT permitted). All golf carts must meet park requirements, headlights, tail lights and working horn. Proof of Insurance is required for all golf carts.
Other than registered golf carts and mobility products used for disabilities and medical conditions, no powered mini bikes, dirt bikes, ATV’s, Go-Karts, scooters, mopeds, hover boards, or other battery or gasoline powered vehicles (including children’s ride-on toys) are allowed in the Resort. Only exception is maintenance personnel gators.
Motorcycles used for transportation are to be registered at the front office when you check in. Motorcycles may be ridden only from the Resort entrance to your site, and may not be ridden around the Resort. All operators must be at least 18 years of age with a valid motorcycle driver’s license.
Bicycle riding after dark is not permitted. All bicyclists must wear a helmet when riding. Anyone caught violating these rules may face confiscation of their bicycle and revoked riding privileges. Please do not drive through automatic gates. We are not responsible for injuries or accidents.
Pets: Pets are part of the family and with any member of the family you have the responsibility with your pet. Pets must be on a leash at all times no longer than 6 feet. When on your site your pet must be tethered within the confines of your site. Please clean up after your pets and dispose of waste in dumpsters. Do not leave your pet unattended. Excessive barking or aggressiveness can result in removal from the camp resort. Pets are not allowed in pavilions, playground, cabins, cabin grounds unless a certified service animal.
Trash: Please be respectful of other campers, keep your site free of trash and food waste. Dumpsters are located throughout the campground and located on the camp resort map.
Grey Water: All grey water must be dumped at the dump station.
Campfires: Please do not leave campfires unattended. All campfires must be contained within the designated fire ring. Please do not move fire rings.
Quiet Hours: Quiet time is 11pm to 8am. Friday and Saturday night midnight to 8am. Please keep voices low during this time. TV’s and radios must be kept at a low level. No visitors after 10pm. All children are to be at your site or cabin during this time.
Alcoholic Beverages are restricted to your campsite, State and County public intoxication laws apply and will be enforced.
Not Allowed: Firearms, B.B. guns, bow and arrows, slingshots, air guns or weapons of any kind, fireworks are not permitted on premises. Drones, Illegal drugs & other contraband. Please do not put up clothes lines or attach items to trees.
Smoking: Smoking is not allowed in any indoor facilities (cabins, restrooms, pavilion, camp store or office). Please do not throw cigarette butts on the ground.
Available facilities may vary throughout the year.
Behavior: Please respect other campers and our park facilities. If you do not, remember that we enforce our rules to protect our campers and our camp resort. Loud, rowdy or other inappropriate behavior of any kind will result in your removal from the campground without benefit of any refund. Management reserves the right to evict, at our discretion and without refund, any person whose conduct is objectionable or violates campground rules.
Q. What time is check in?
Check in for cabins is 4pm Eastern Standard Time. All camp sites have a check in time of 2pm Eastern Standard Time. If arriving after 11pm Eastern Standard Time please call the office.
Q. What time is check out:
Check out is 11am Eastern Standard Time for cabins and camp sites.
Q. Is it possible to get a late departure?
Yes, please check with the office to see if a late departure is available.
Q. Can I bring pets?
Pets are allowed on camp sites only. We ask that you bring no more than two pets per site and please clean up after your pet and keep them on a leash. No pets are allowed in the cabins or on the cabin sites. The only exception is for service dogs.
Q. Is there a maximum number of people?
All of our camp sites are based on 2 adults and 4 children, one sleeping unit and one vehicle. There is a charge for addition people, tents, and vehicles. Cabins can accommodate 6 to 8 people depending on the cabin rented. There is parking for one vehicle and no tents are allowed on the cabin site.
Q. Is there transportation to Indiana Beach Boardwalk Resort?
Yes, Indiana Beach offers free transportation from the camp resorts by Trolley. For those of you staying at the Indiana Beach Campground a Ferry Boat is also available.
Q. Is there a boat ramp?
Yes, Indiana Beach Campground does have a boat ramp and if you stay with us it is free. There are no docks available for rent.
Rates as low as $24 per night*
For more details visit www.IndianaBeach.com/accommodations
*Excludes taxes and resort fees
Monticello, Indiana is located between Lake Shafer and Lake Freeman, 100 miles from Chicago, IL., Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne, IN. Monticello offers visitors a wide variety of charm from entertainment, unique shops and dining. Visitors can enjoy recreational activities including water sports, boating, fishing, hiking, golf and bicycling. Monticello is a small town that will take you back to a simpler time.
Fishing: bass, bluegill, walleye, channel catfish, muskellunge
Boat Rental: ski boats, wave runners, pontoons, runabouts
Drive-In and movie theater