IN- Clifty Falls State Park

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  1. rookiecampers

    rookiecampers New Member

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    Has anyone been here? I understand they don't have water hookup. We have been to the park many times but not camping...


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    Late posting, but maybe it will help for the future....

    Most of the Indiana State Parks that I have camped at do not have water hook ups. They all have water available, but you have to schlep it to your site. You can stop at the spigot and fill your tank if you'd like.

    Ironically, we camped at Lincoln State Park this past weekend. It was the first state property that we'd seen water hook ups. We were excited to finally have city water without having to haul it. We hooked up, only to find out that they shut the water off Nov. 1st. Yeah, we were a week late!

    So, back to hauling water Abe Lincoln style.
     
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    Clifty Falls is a favorite for the Indiana chapter of the Great Lakes Pop Up Club. We have not camped it because of distance. We live on the Michigan border.

    If you log on at www.glpuc.org - you should get some great information.

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    I visited the Clifty Falls SP this past year. We were in the SP and I wanted to see how nice the campground was. I was not impressed. I prefer to see wooded sites and this campground was not wooded. I also prefer to have a water hookup and as mentioned most Indiana SPs do not have water and sewer hookup. I have not been overly impressed with any of Indiana's SPs. I usually go out of state for that reason.
     
  5. haroldpe

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    would like to make it to clifty falls. driven by it a few times while traveling for work. it would make a nice 4-dayer, 3 nighter for us.

    prophetstown SP north of Lafayette is a new SP that has full hookups

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    Clifty Falls is nice -- an easy day trip for us. We have camped a couple of times. Campground does not have a lot of shade, but at this time of the year, you probably do not want shade. After hiking through the Falls area, there is not much to do. Madison, IN, is quaint, but the number of antique stores has gone down. Hanover College is nearby.

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    I prefer to go in Spring when creek levels (and waterfall volume) are at their highest. Not sure if a rainy summer helps, but when I've been there in summer/early fall, it's been pretty dry.

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    A couple of years ago we went when there was a burn ban. I think that was in September. Not a drop of water fell over the falls. This year we went in the spring. It was a big difference, water was flowing and it was spectacular, we thought. Plus no burn ban so we were able to enjoy a campfire that time.

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