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Covered Bridge State Forest Retreat, IN

Status: Open through Sun Nov 30 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Jul 20 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:Campground and Equestrian, Covered Bridge State Forest Retreat
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Reservation Window: Thu Oct 23 2014 – Mon Jul 20 2015

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Site Details:

  • Site Type: Equestrian Electric
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Drive-In
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Electricity Hookup: 30
  • Max Num of People: 126
  • Pets Allowed: Domestic,Horse
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 42
  • Shade: FULL SUN
  • Horse Hitching Post: Y
  • Horse Stall/Corral: Y
  • Campfire Allowed: Y
  • Internet Access: Y
  • Looking For Category: Group Site,Horse Site,RV Site,Tent Site,Trailer Site
  • Picnic Table: Y
  • Damage Deposit Required: Y
  • Fire Ring: Y
  • Picnic Grill: Y
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Alerts and Important Information


  • A refundable $250 damage deposit will be charged on your reservation, and returned at the end of your stay, provided there are no damages to the rental facilities
  • Any remaining balance MUST be paid in full at least 30 days prior to your arrival. If you do not pay your balance in full at least 30 days prior to your arrival, your reservation(s) will be subject to automatic cancellation.
  • A one-time entrance fee of $5.00 per vehicle will be paid upon arrival at Turkey Run State Park, when picking up the key to Covered Bridge Retreat. Your receipt / hang tag will serve as your in/out pass for the remainder of your stay. Annual entrance passes are available at the Turkey Run Main Gate.
  • Effective March 17, 2012, a new firewood rule has been implemented on all DNR properties in order to help manage and conserve our forest resources. Check out more information about what types of firewood are allowed at:
  • Notes


  • Camping facilities include 21 total campsites, access to a comfort station, open shelter, 4.5 miles of woodland trails and the equestrian facilities. Twelve of the 21 sites are "full sun" electric campsites, complete with 30 amp service and hitching post for each site. Grass campsite and parking pad surfaces. Site dimensions are 74' x 40' each. Parking pads are 58' x 14' each. No more than 2 horses allowed per site. Water spigot located behind site 28. All trash must be carried out. All manure must be placed in manure bin located behind site 26. Nine of the 21 sites are "partial or full shade" irregular-shaped non-electric campsites. Grass campsite surface for each. No more than 2 tents per non-electric campsite. Access to nearby water spigots. No hitching posts on primitive sites.
  • Equestrian facilities include a 75' x 100' indoor riding arena, 34 horse stalls (6 for main lodge and 28 for campers), a 125' x 200' outdoor riding arena. Only 6 stables go with the "main lodge option", and the rest of the equestrian facilities can be utilized with the campground / equestrian area rentals.
  • Upon booking your reservation, a welcome package will be mailed to the address provided, outlining further details about the camping area.
  • If you book both the main lodge and the campground / equestrian area for the same reservation dates, you will receive a 20% discount on your stay, which will be credited on or after your departure date.
  • ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.