Indian Lake State Park RV & Campground Guide


Indian Lake State Park is one of the best places to enjoy outdoor recreation in western Ohio. Indian Lake has served as a feeder lake for the Erie and Miami Canals, and the area was a part of the trade route used by local Native American tribes. The park is in Lakeview, near the cities of Findlay and Lima, and offers a tranquil place to enjoy swimming, watersports, and hiking. You will be able to enjoy being on the water or taking in the wooded landscape. 

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Spring 40-81 F
Summer 55-84 F
Fall 24-65 F
Winter 18-49 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Indian Lake State Park

Taking an RV is one of the best ways to enjoy everything that Indian Lake State Park and the surrounding area have to offer. If you don't own an RV, renting one from RVshare is a great way to take full advantage of this experience.

Shadylake Campground

Shadylake Campground has 85 campsites, starting from $26 a day, in an environment with multiple long-term residents who make activities easily available. The sites have 30-amp hookups, and they are spacious, allowing back-in access. There is a playground for kids as well as a stocked fishing pond.

Pleasant View Recreation

Pleasant View Recreation features full hookups, Wi-Fi access, and a pet-friendly environment that is complete with a dog-walking trail. There is a pool as well as access to showers. Large gravel sites make it easy to pull in and enjoy all the activities that are available.

Heritage Springs Campground

Heritage Springs Campground has 150 campsites that start at $40 a night and feature full hookups with 30- and 50-amp connections; back-in and pull-through sites are available. Some of the activity options perfect for the entire family include live band performances and movies. Other excellent amenities include a playground and a pond.

Twin Lakes Park

Twin Lakes Park has 85 sites with full hookups starting at $43 a night. The sites have both 30- and 50-amp connections and offer back-in or pull-through parking. There are activities each weekend that families with children enjoy. The campground is far enough from the freeway to keep everything quiet and peaceful.

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What to Do at
Indian Lake State Park

Inside Indian Lake State Park

Indian Lake State Park has two beaches – Fox Island Beach and Old Field Beach – that are open for public swimming. Boating is a popular activity, and the conditions are great for water-skiing. The three-mile Cherokee Trail is a great place for hiking, and the area between Lakeview Harbor and Old Field Beach includes a paved area for bicycling.

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How to Get to
Indian Lake State Park

Indian Lake State Park is off OH-235, near the town of Lakeview. Take OH-235 north, and take a right turn 0.9 miles north of Lakeview. The entrance to the park will be 0.4 miles on the left.

Entering Indian Lake State Park

The park's operating hours are 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Sunday

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Frequently Asked Questions About Indian Lake State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Indian Lake State Park?

Summer is the ideal time to visit Indian Lake State Park. Old Field Beach and Fox Island Beach are terrific places to play, and you can go swimming in the shallow lake.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Indian Lake State Park?

Yes, there is a campground at Indian Lake State Park. Some sites offer only electricity while other sites offer full hookups. Campers get exclusive use of a portion of the beach, swimming pools, specific boat ramps, and a boat dock.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Indian Lake State Park?

Indian Lake State Park is a fantastic place to see Canadian geese, ducks, grebes, swans, egrets, and herons. While some are year-round residents, many migrate through the area. Along the lakeshore, you may be privileged to spot bald eagles nesting.

Are pets allowed at Indian Lake State Park?

Yes, pets are allowed at Indian Lake State Park. On the west side of the lake is an off-leash fenced-in dog park. Note that dogs are not permitted on the designated swimming beaches.

Is Indian Lake State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

There are three reservable ADA-compliant shelters at Indian Lake State Park. The paved 3.5-mile-long bikeway is accessible for wheelchair users at Indian Lake State Park.